Calabria's Nursing Blog

By Calabria

Joined Mar 3, '11 - from 'U.S.A.'. Calabria is a R.N.. She has 'Always looking to learn!' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'NICU, OB/GYN'. Posts: 119 (61% Liked) Likes: 280

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.

Running off Grief

It’s with sad irony that I power up the treadmill in the gym exactly 24 hours after I started chest compressions on you. You were my first patient loss. Being new to the NICU (though not new to nursing), I know you won’t be my last. I forced myself down to the gym to run off the grief. The myriad of feelings that I have experienced in the last day is overwhelming. The entire unit, even the doctors, cried as your family walked in to hold you for the first and last time. We held them as they... Read More →



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