Coffee is my medicine - page 2

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They say that coffee drinkers, compared to nondrinkers, are: less likely to have type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and dementia have fewer cases of certain cancers, heart rhythm problems, and strokes Is coffee your... Read More


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    Hmmm I work am shift and this is my coffee schedule- wake up and get ready half a pot of mud at home, on way to work venti Starbucks, about 9/10 a.m. cup from nurses station room, 11:30 a.m, steal coffee from cafeteria before patients eat lunch (weak as heck), 12:00 p.m. second Starbucks run but its a venti ice coffee, 1:30-3:00 p.m. caffeine is cut off and chug water
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    I'll take that IV push plz!!!...lol
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    Nurses are 70% coffee and 30% awesomeness. Good combination, I think.
    metroAngel, SE_BSN_RN, writed, and 2 others like this.
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    Coffee is my lifeblood too..

    if i am really dragging tough I pull out the heavy guns.. Pre Work Out energy drink (the one from GNC which i use has 400MG caffiene per serving)
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    I may not have bread, but EVERYONE who knows me knows that I'll have coffee!! HAHAHAHA!
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    I make it extra sweet with lots of milk at work, and I drink it fast because having the time to sit down, sip and write on a chart is akin to calling it a "quiet" night and all sorts of havoc will happen so I don't get back to it until it's cold and nasty. Lately I have only been pouring up a half cup just because I hate to waste it.
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    coffee is wonderful for my mind and soul when 0300 rolls around....just enough to keep me sharp and fueled for my shift "homestretch"....all in all I drink about six cups per day....
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    Was feeding a baby last night while she was getting an IV caffeine bolus. First time I ever wanted to steal a patient's medication.
    aknottedyarn, SE_BSN_RN, and LPNnowRN like this.
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    Oh to be able to account for the gallons of Coffee I drink a day.
    My addiction is so bad that I stir my coffee with a pen if I forget the stirrer at the local coffee shop. I will walk 20 blocks to reach a Joe's or Hot & Crusty on a 15 minute break. No work or day ever begins if I have not had two cups of coffee..
    Top that with my addiction of espresso beans, caffeine pills, tea, etc...I know I am at right for CHF. LOL
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    First off, I really don't drink very much coffee...HOWEVER!!

    The past year and a half of nursing school as "drove me to drink" so to speak. I drink it every day before my clinicals and sometimes before my early classes...

    IT IS VITAL! lol


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