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DETOXING THE NURSE IN ME

The sun has finally come out.  What a relief!  The days have been so overcast lately, the clouds pressing down.  There was such a sense of impending doom suspended in the air. Yesterday the siren of an ambulance wailed through … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON A CAREER

It’s the last day of 2013.  I’ve been neglecting this little blog of mine.  I thought I would have many stories, insight, and words of wisdom to impart.  But alas…NOT. But what I know for sure, to steal Oprah’s phrase,  … Continue reading

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PEELING THE LAYERS

After 4 months, I’ve finally removed my uniforms from the closet, folded them and put them away to take to Value Village or for some quilting project…someday.  I am ready to move out and on with the next stage. I … Continue reading

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THANK YOU(S)

This retired nurse is nursing herself these days back to health. She is doing a pretty good job lately, not beating up on herself, being more kind, generous and compassionate. Can a nurse ever stop being a nurse? We get … Continue reading

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FIRST DAY, RELIVING THE PAST

For all the years that I’ve worked as a nurse, I have few photo stories or memories of those days.  They exist only in the recesses of my mind and they are getting dimmer. Perhaps in the telling of some, … Continue reading

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THE WHY OF THIS

After 34+ years of being a RN (Real Nurse), I’ve finally pulled the plug and called it quits.  After all, how long can a person punish herself with bedpan alleys and shift work?  Do I need to run to my … Continue reading

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