2shihtzus's Nursing Blog

By 2shihtzus

Joined Oct 1, '07. Posts: 121 (41% Liked) Likes: 157

The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

Come on! Breathe!

So Iíve been at my new job for almost 3 weeks. I wonít say that I like it. Truth be told, I hate it. I donít know anyone, so I canít be myself. I just show up and try to do my best for my patients for my shift. 90% of the time, I question whether I REALLY want to continue being a nurse. It seems like all I do is pass out drugs and cater to ridiculous requests. So the other night, I was moodily hanging IV fluids. I was thinking to myself how monotonous and boring Med/Surg was getting because... Read More →


Come On! Breathe!

so iíve been at my new job for almost 3 weeks. i wonít say that i like it. truth be told, i hate it. i donít know anyone, so i canít be myself. i just show up and try to do my best for my patients for my shift. 90% of the time, i question whether i really want to continue being a nurse. it seems like all i do is pass out drugs and cater to ridiculous requests. so the other night, i was moodily hanging iv fluids. i was thinking to myself how monotonous and boring med/surg was getting because... Read More →


I Can See it When You Smile

every once in a while i have what amounts to be an awful night at work. the night started out a bit rough. of course, we were short-staffed, and my patients were high acuity. it seemed like every patient had a new med order that needed to be faxed to pharmacy. i had one patient who weighed close to 500 pounds, and when i went into assess him he said, "i have a load down here that needs to be cleaned up." (like i couldn’t smell it when i walked in the door). i told him that i would attend... Read More →



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