As a nurse, I listen, I advocate, I learn and at times I take a step back and watch silently. We are taught as nurses to care for our patients at all times, especially when they can't or won't fight for themselves. But the hardest fight we sometimes face is when we step back and… Continue reading As I Watch
As we step into this new year, this new decade, I look back at all the changes that it's held for me. It was huge!! I entered 2009 as a single parent to my oldest daughter and I leave 2019 married to my best friend with four daughters, a step son and having reconnected with… Continue reading A Final Look
If there is one quote of a nurse that I found recently to be the absolute truth it's this one. "When you're a nurse, you know that everyday you will touch a life or a life will touch yours." ~ Anonymous
20 years ago I made the choice that I was going to join one of the most honorable and noble professions in existence today, I was going to become a Nurse. Seven years later as I walked down to the podium and accepted my degree in Nursing I have done my best to live up… Continue reading It’s An Honor
Over the last few days as I've looked and laughed at the memes, pictures and posts that have spiraled in the aftermath of Senator Walsh's comments. I remember being on the floor. Ignoring my bladder to the point of explosion because I had to take care of my patients needs first. I remember not getting… Continue reading Take Time
I grew up in a home where you were told to "think before you speak." To consider people's feelings above your own and be kind with what you say. So when Senator Walsh from Washington State decided to state that "nurses spend a considerable amount of time playing cards throughout the day." She did not… Continue reading Think Before You Speak
Some more About a Nurse cartoons. Hilarious and so true!!!
Every Friday at work is my mixing day. I get to sit at the back counter and pull out allergy serums and mix serums for our patients. I feel a little like a brew master hard at work on their newest creation however you really don't want to drink this stuff, lol!!! It feels good… Continue reading Mixing Day!