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Eight years ago this month I was a 53 year old NICU and Transport RN. I was fit and healthy and enjoying a new chapter in my life after a divorce, an empty nest, the deaths of my parents, and a move ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 301 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 09:00 AM PST with 578 Recommends
45,000,000 get CHC-single-payer care =vs.= 3,000,000 P.O. tickets ??? -- Cummon folks. THIS IS IMPORTANT. Ted Kennedy's existing CHC program expands along lines developed by Bernie Sanders and Ben ...
by vets74
Comment Count 836 comments on Tue Dec 22, 2009 at 01:52 PM PST with 496 Recommends
The year 2011 makes me think of Judith Viorst's book title “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year that began ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 431 comments on Mon Jan 16, 2012 at 12:41 PM PST with 349 Recommends
I often joke/mention here when I attend family events I am the only liberal in a room of 40 folks. It is not a lot of fun, cause I don't have the ability to STFU. They say something stupid or ...
by webranding
Comment Count 145 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 10:49 PM PST with 308 Recommends
I used to meet people when they were coming into the world. Running down the long hospital corridors in the middle of the night, hurrying from the NICU to Labor and Delivery, for years I attended "...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 128 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 03:40 PM PDT with 217 Recommends
[Anderson Cooper 360http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/] of October 16, 2014: Nurse Briana Aguirre works at Texas Presbyterian Hospital, though her future there is now uncertain. That's because she is ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 111 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 01:13 PM PDT with 212 Recommends
Hai, y'all. What happens to you when you're depressed? Do you withdraw? Stop writing? Slowly grind to a halt? Me, too. A friend of mine, a long-time blogger here, is in that dark place. I won't ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 387 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 04:42 PM PDT with 184 Recommends
No, I'm not a patient. As you might guess from the screen name, I'm a nurse. 31+ years of it now, and still love it. Of course, I have one of the more fortunate jobs in nursing - cardiac ...
by Chico David RN
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 09:04 PM PST with 169 Recommends
I wrote a diary about the nursing shortage fifteen months ago, and in it I offered some advice on how to stay safe if you're hospitalized. My dear ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 157 comments on Sun Apr 10, 2011 at 08:20 AM PDT with 147 Recommends
I passed my RN state boards in 1972, and went to work for a large hospital affiliated with the Mayo Clinic, on the surgical orthopedic unit. I invite you to join me on this trip back to the days ...
by scribe
Comment Count 99 comments on Fri Apr 22, 2011 at 03:40 PM PDT with 129 Recommends
NOT! (Nursing Open Thread) is a community forum hosted by Nurse Kelley to provide folks with a regularly-scheduled interactive place to discuss their health problems, ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 365 comments on Mon Mar 08, 2010 at 04:29 PM PST with 113 Recommends
Last Tuesday "This HCR Bill: 45,000,000 Get CHC-Single-Payer Vermont Health Care" made the REC List. Bernie Sanders and Ben Cardin got righteous money to expand from 4,000 to 14,000 non-profit ...
by vets74
Comment Count 95 comments on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 01:17 PM PST with 107 Recommends
Back in March, Beth Jasper, a nurse at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, died in a grisly crash while on her way home. Now her husband, Jim, is suing the hospital's owner, saying that his wife's heavy ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 73 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 06:49 AM PST with 97 Recommends
of other people! Update 2: Texas law on breastfeeding (h/t tom 47) Texas Law on Breastfeeding Sec. 165.001. LEGISLATIVE FINDING The legislature finds that breastfeeding a baby is an important and ...
by DefendOurConstitution
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 11:49 AM PDT with 85 Recommends
Well, I'm trying something new. Actually, that's not true. I've been working on this new thing now for about 6 weeks, I've just not told anybody. I'm making kind of a big change in my ...
by swellsman
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 07:32 PM PST with 77 Recommends
NOT! (Nursing Open Thread) is a community forum hosted by Nurse Kelley to provide folks with a regularly-scheduled interactive place to discuss their health problems, ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 248 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 03:31 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
As I write this, Sixty Minutes is broadcasting a frightening segment about the rising number of deaths due to H1N1 flu. Very few people have access to the vaccine so far, so it is up to every ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 06:15 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
Yesterday I reported for jury duty at 8:30 AM at the El Paso County, Colorado courthouse. Colorado has the "one day or one trial" rule, and there's even a number you can call the evening before ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 166 comments on Wed Jul 07, 2010 at 11:50 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
NOT! (Nursing Open Thread) is a community forum hosted by Nurse Kelley to provide folks with a regularly-scheduled interactive place to discuss their health problems, ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 189 comments on Mon Apr 05, 2010 at 03:31 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Hai, y'all. I haven't written about my cataract journey since two days after the first surgery was done. That eye, my right one, had almost 20/20 distance vision immediately, and I was looking ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 93 comments on Sat Jun 12, 2010 at 01:33 PM PDT with 56 Recommends