I wake up in the morning at 5 am to get ready for work. I quickly brush my teeth and wash my face. I scrounge around for my scrubs in the dark because my husband is still fast asleep, hoping that they will match!! I run to the kitchen to start the coffee. I make […]

Nurse Life

May 17, 2017

From A Nurse To Another Nurse: A Post Nurses Week Reflection And Dedication

Healthy eating is a challenge for many! Some would say it’s the time that goes into prepping. Others would say, “I just can’t eat like that” or “It’s too expensive to eat healthy!” What if instead of saying all of these things, you replaced it with, “My health just isn’t a priority.” Because essentially, that […]

Nurse Life

December 5, 2016

4 Simple Tips For Being Healthier During A 12-Hour Shift!

  As a Nurse of 4 years and a Float Nurse for 2 of those, I’ve developed a very unique perspective towards this profession. With the exception of ICU, babies, and the OR, I’ve pretty much put my foot in all waters. I see how the hospital flows. I’ve also seen the demands that each […]

Nurse Life

November 21, 2016

How Modern Day Demands Of Nursing Are Causing Division Within This Profession

I was sitting at my computer charting the other morning, and I looked down the hallway. I was on the Cardiac floor as usual. I saw 3 of the smartest and most hardworking nurses that I know, walking alongside 3 new interns. They were showing the new kids on the block the ropes. Precepting isn’t […]

Uncategorized

October 17, 2016

The Unsung Heroes Who Deserve A “Thank You” Every Day