The Truth About Coronavirus

They Said It Was Just a Media Hoax: The Truth About Coronavirus I remember just two weeks go, I would hear people talking to each other or see people, healthcare workers and the general public alike, posting things on social media about Cornonavirus being blown out of proportion by the media, a disease that was  just…

I’m Sick Of Buying Shoes

A post about the trials of trying to find the best shoes for nurses…and I think I’ve found them! The most frustrating parts of my job: 6 o’clock admissions Hudson/INCA Prongs (scroll to the bottom for a photo of this apparatus created by the devil himself) Working Thanksgiving and Christmas and trying to find a…

Things I Wish I’d Known Before Becoming A Nurse

I wish as a nursing student someone would have told me not to put yourself in a box. There are so many facets of nursing. You don’t only have to do one thing! Explore and ask questions. -Nurse Veronica, Telephonic Triage | @Veronica_0820 I wish I knew how much we sacrifice our personal time to…

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Because let’s be honest, most of us like to shop… I hope that you all enjoy Thursday with a grateful heart, making memories with your family, and of course by paying homage to America’s Indigenous people and if you choose to shop in the days following, I hope that my Amazon store and my gift guide…

Spotlight: PICU Nurse Shan

The 618 Series is a series of interviews with Registered Nurses designed to give you an inside, uncensored look into real nurse life. The 618 Series Presents… Nurse Shan, BSN, RN Specialty: Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse; Adult Intermediate Care Nurse Shan, what are the 6 most interesting things about your specialty?  In the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit,…

RN Shift Essentials

You know that feeling when you get on the unit and then realize: you left your lunch on the counter you can’t find your favorite water bottle or the barista messed up your coffee order or you’ve already lost your favorite pen! F#!@ I swear sometimes how you start your shift can really dictate how…

Thinking Outside The Bedside

I always tell people that I love being a nurse because as a nurse, you can literally do anything. If you don’t want to do bedside anymore, no problem. If you want a per diem job that is not bedside nursing, no problem. You want to work a 9 to 5, no holidays? NO PROBLEM!…