anon456's Nursing Blog

anon456's Nursing Blog

anon456, BSN, RN 26,233 Views

Joined Apr 27, '10. Posts: 1,101 (60% Liked) Likes: 2,608

"Nurse, Heal Thyself"

by anon456 - On January 1, 2016 I drove home after my 13-hour shift as a nurse in a pediatric hospital. I noticed his car was gone. As I entered the house, my daughters rushed forward and embraced me. One took my...

Lessons from the Free Clinic

by anon456 - It is my day off but I'm up before the sun. I shower and put on my scrubs and drive across town through rush-hour traffic to my second job, the one I don't get paid a dime for. I arrive at the free...

The light in their eyes

by anon456 - In our busy shifts at the pediatric hospital, we unfortunately don't often have time to spend with our patients the way we would like to. It is even more difficult for some of our patients to leave...

The Hardest Day, The Happiest Day

by anon456 - President's day. I had worked the night before and was just getting up in time for the kids to get out of school. I got the phone call that changed my life forever. I answered it to hear hysterical...