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Joined Sep 11, '03. Life_is_good_1973 is a Registered Nurse. She has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ICU, dialysis, psych, corrections'. Posts: 1,087 (11% Liked) Likes: 314

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  1. To OP - congrats on your successes. To others out there who still struggle - wishing you all the best also.
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Saaaaweeeeeet!
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Oooowee! What a great story. Life really is so much more simple than we make it out to be right? The pressure of this...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Congratulations to you for all your success! Thank you for posting such an inspiring story. I, too, have completed my...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Hey big! Speaking purely from experience here. I quit using opiates in October of 2013 and had two months of sobriety. Then...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. I have read many, many accounts over the years regarding this subject. Overall, I frankly can't remember anyone being...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Psychiatric Hospital in Texas. Was suspended from practicing nursing for six weeks. When I was released to return to work,...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Hey little! Glad you're here with us on the recovery forum! I'm Anne and an addict. I was placed into our state's RNP...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. Sorry I don't have time to post in more detail, but I will tell you that I have been coming to this recovery forum since...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. I have time now to expand on what I said above. Growing up, we had a neighbor with some mental health issues. Even as a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I find the parts of nursing the best when I have to think on my feet. So the ER is a natural for me. With that being...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Better to try it than not..there is no reason you can't train/exercise at night...I have worked M-F and for me, personally,...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. I agree with the previous post. I'm currently being monitored by the ohio board of nursing. Alcohol was not my drug of...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Hello student nurse, again :). I noticed that you posted this same question at the end of June, to which you received the...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. I was tested for over 5 years for all mood altering substances (except nicotine was okay, which I have never used). ...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. How did you work with poopy babies and never wipe a butt?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I don't mean to be rude but your dismissive attitude rattles me more than the fact that you made it through nursing school...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Snark is my superpower.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. How? Did you not have placements in rest homes or on a rehab ward or an acute medical ward?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. You will have to deal with patients and feces.....especially old crusted feces on the homeless or the elderly who have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. ICU usually has no aides.Guess who does the cleaning up of c-diff etc? If you want little patient contact and no care giving...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Suggest you look at the top of the page to the yellow band and check "Specialties", then go to the forum on case management....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Cleaning poo is the easy part. What is not easy is when your patients BP drops, resps increase as well as HR, LOC decreases...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Everybody poops. If you are lucky. I was actually upset recently because my patient hadn't pooped yet. Would have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. There are dozens of threads on AN started by people who want the title of nurse but not the learning involved in doing the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. OP, I think you responded reasonably and probably not much differently than I would have in that situation. One of the...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  27. I really think a book called "Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement" is more appropriate here. Nursing skills and...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  28. I like the be humble advice:). It was helpful for me to at least speak to a lawyer- she gave me very worthy advice. I will...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  29. What has an attorney ever really done- the BON has its own administrative law- they write the rules and they have the final...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  30. In Florida. No signing of the contract equal BON referal. Also, 3 years isn't that bad. Many folks get a 5 year contract....
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  31. In Texas ,TPAPN tests for EtG and EtS, metabolites of alcohol that can be detected up to 80 hours post ingestion. So you...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  32. The fact that it may not have been cream at all, or the fact that he may have been using it as an excuse to have her touch...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  33. I work with several people who've worked there and they don't say much one way or the other... Though they've obviously...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  34. Corrections is my next stop. But in the county jail, not the prison. I'll be in their outpatient clinic. I'm excited about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Good for you, finding myself starting the same process and sick about it
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  36. Very true... It's a challenging question. And myself as well would not be clean today without the accountability offered to...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  37. It's hard to say. A lot depends on how committed your friend is to her recovery; five months is a great start, five years is...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  38. Very good news. Well done!
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  39. wooohoooooo congrats
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  40. congratulations! thank you for coming back and sharing your success story
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  41. Congratulations! I'm happy for you and for the opportunities you'll have to be of service to others involved in addictions,...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  42. Congratulations! Glad u posted
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  43. Congratulations!
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  44. congratulations & kudos to you!! best wishes for your future!!
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  45. Congratulations!! It's an awesome feeling when your contract ends. Good luck in your new position!
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  46. Congrats!!!
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  47. Holy moly Sunday-weds off? I'd do it!
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  48. Look up "Orca" on this site. He is a DON of a correctional facility in Nevada and can provide you with plenty of helpful...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  49. There is a BIG potential for cross-addiction. Not uncommon for addicts to end up substituting a new drug or addiction for...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  50. I agree with Life_is_good. Previous posters have referred to their "alcohol problem" and said that they didn't hurt anyone....
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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