I worked at a hospital a few years ago, and had this patient that seemed to be discontent with EVERYTHING from the minute I walked into the room and introduced myself. He felt that no one could understand his needs and no matter how hard the staff tried, nothing was ever good enough for him. […]

Cardiac Nursing, Nurse Life

July 5, 2016

Why Every Day I Want To Leave The Bedside, and Keep Coming Back….

  So many of you guys have been following my health journey the past 30 days! You know, the obnoxious foods posts and daily selfies! I was beginning to annoy myself, but posting was a way of accountability for me! I didn’t want to fail in front of all of you! Some would call it […]

Anxiety and Depression, Cardiac Nursing, Healthy Life Style, Nurse Life, self care

June 22, 2016

Whole30: That’s A Wrap!….Wait…Nope, No It Isn’t! Or A $hake…or a $upplement! It’s a WAY OF LIFE! My Journey and Success with WHOLE eating!

I have been a nurse for 3 years. In my short three years, my heart and passion to better this profession grew like a wildfire! I’ve never been one to sit back and just let bad things happen. It didn’t take me but a year to realize that healthcare today is much about the business […]

Anxiety and Depression, Cardiac Nursing, Category #1, Nurse Life

May 17, 2016

Why I Chose To Take A Stand: SMYS Nurses Take DC 2016-Safe Staffing Rally!

(Addition 12/24/18- With it being the Christmas and Holiday season, I wanted to bring this blog back to the frontlines because it is probably the most meaningful blog that I’ve ever written! As a Nurse, I know that there are so many areas and aspects of this profession that people (patients) truly just don’t understand. […]

Cardiac Nursing, Nurse Life

February 19, 2016

To All of The Nurses Who Take Call