In my "former life" as a labor & delivery nurse I learned a term that I ended up loving. We called it laboring down. We could only do this for our mothers who had an epidural but it was a wonderful way once the mother's had reached 10 cm to allow a little down time… Continue reading Labor Down
On my walk earlier today my mind recalled a time when my oldest and I were sitting in a fast food line. She was twitting me about something and I happened to reach for her nose to pinch it and instead my finger went up her nose!!! As she batted away my hand she said,… Continue reading Funny Fingers
Seems like a lifetime ago that I chose the career path of Nursing. I love people and making a difference in their lives in the most simplest ways. But not all people choose this career path because they love it. Some like for the money, some like for the insurance benefits and others because it… Continue reading What Made You Choose?
Every other Thursday our allergy department makes the 15 mile trip to the next town over of Redmond. It takes about 20-25 minutes (depending on traffic) to get there and I spend some of the days thinking about my former life there when I worked at the St. Charles Hospital of Redmond. Yesterday my thoughts… Continue reading Redmond Daze
Nurses, Doctors, EMT's, we all see a lot and due to this I'm fairly certain most of us develop sick senses of humor to deal with all we deal with. At times though we see things that are just downright hilarious and make our days brighter and we love those patients even if they never… Continue reading Make me Smile