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Hi! Thanks for checking out my page. I've been a member of allnurses since Apr 8th, '11. I have no blogs or journals to follow, but you are welcome to find me on the threads I follow, where I love humor and silliness to counter the seriousness of life. Feel free to chime in. Currently work PD/Geriatrics.

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  1. Most of the folks I know in real life who wish you a "blessed day" are doing it more to make a show of what good Christians...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Tranquilizers work, so I'm told. I used to be stressed out all the time too . . . I just made up my mind that if I was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Jesus, when did we "roaring" women become such pansies? A man who did that to me would receive a swift kick to the balls...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I'm from Oklahoma and hear both phrases frequently. It really just depends on the context and tone. I only hear 'bless your...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Yep, it depends on the tone and the context of the conversation. It can be sincere, (Oh you poor thing) sarcastic (Wow...
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  6. Excellent thread. Due to us being short techs, and having too many nurses on staff right now, my employer has been...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I had a little, ummmm, problem with my state department of revenue because unbeknownst to me my bookkeeper wasn't paying my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I'm glad you were able to get your loans out of default. But what a costly mistake since they add a 25% penalty plus all...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I have never, through the years, been happy about not being able to find work that is not in nursing. Two reasons: One...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Is the pay crappy, too? Have they tried offering cool stuff like tuition reimbursement, flex-time and sign-on bonuses like...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Sounds like a shortage of reputable employers not a shortage of nurses
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. There's a big difference between a nursing shortage and employers choosing not to employ more nurses.
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  13. There's only one issue with this conjecture: approximately one-third of all Baby Boomers have zero retirement funds saved....
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  14. Gracious, Esme! Are you still not well yet? You are forcing me to add you to the prayer chain. You may want to hurry up and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. This is a good time to share this link again. It's very informative. College, Inc. | FRONTLINE | PBS Even if the loans...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  16. The local supplier on my block stands in front of the last apartment building on the opposite end of the block, although he...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  17. "Students attending a school that shuts down suddenly, as in this case, are typically eligible for a full discharge of...
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  18. Nothing sadder than to see these kids going to these unaccredited garbage for profit schools, only to graduate and find...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Just to be clear, what I (and probably most others) are talking about is not a lawsuit you would file (a civil suit) but a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I would not mention cameras until after lawyering up. Videos can disappear.
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  21. I think he has crossed the line into stalking. That is a crime.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. And I am 500% sure that the parking garage, and perhaps where the initial contact occurred has cameras. Make sure that...
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  23. So this morning as I'm getting out of my car in the parking garage, who do I see but the Dr. As I'm getting out of my car,...
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  24. With all due respect, please don't blame the OP for 'letting' this go on. The fault lies squarely with Dr. A-hole for not...
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  25. This post nails for me what I (a native New Englander) was having a hard time putting into coherent words. Bless your heart,...
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  26. Probably not relevant, but one of our surgeons' long-time "assistant" who calls herself a nurse and who is the single most...
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  27. ours leave the floor to "go to the gift shop" and come back reeking of smoke. The ones that are a real pain are the ones...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. We have a no smoking campus, but there are plenty of pts and staff who still light up out there, away from the doors. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. We inform our patients in writing and verbally that ours is a nonsmoking campus and smoking indoors or out is not permitted....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I disagree. Bless your heart can also mean "you poor thing". I hear it from people if they hear bad news from someone, say...
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  31. Oh! And have a blessed day here is meant sincerely. The irony is not lost on me, though, that my phone changed "blessed" to...
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  32. That's the way I've always taken it and meant it. It's sort of, "you tried hard, meant well, and that outcome really...
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  33. I actually applied when they opened a new large box grocery store. Interviews were held at the employment office in a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. First and foremost, GET OUT OF THERE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Predators do not get cues. They do not stop till they get what...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. It always saddens and somewhat angers me to see a woman ask a question like yours. Of course you aren't overreacting....
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  36. I've never heard/seen "have a blessed day" used in a condescending manner. I am black and I constantly hear it, see it in...
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  37. I heard it used in Oklahoma, but it was geniune. Often "bless your heart" was used to express being sorry for an unfortunate...
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  38. I live in Alabama my whole life (45) and when someone says bless your heart its usually means they feel for you but really...
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  39. I don't like Bless her heart. I use it myself when I want to be mean, and I'm not Southern. OR OVER 60!!! I also don't like...
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  40. If the point is to wish someone a nice day, why not just say, "Have a nice day"? To me, the point of the "blessed day"...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. "...It is amazing how many people make false assumptions about ADHD. I've learned to not talk about ADHD with others because...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  42. Accept his invitation. And make sure when he gets to the restaurant, he finds you at the table with your husband and a few...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. In addition to all of the above, I would next time he touches you in a loud voice say "You have one second to take your...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. It's crazy how many similarities your story has with mine.. I too have ADHD-inattentive. I also have a slight tendency to...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  45. So I've been dealing with some pretty wicked perimenopause sx lately and true to my nature, have been doing some research....
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  46. Apologies if this has already been posted, but I heard this quotation the other night and immediately thought of this...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  47. Fortunately, or maybe unfortunately, I find humor in almost everything. I do have a very dark, dry sense of humor. Even some...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  48. Right? When I worked in the hospital, our CEO got a bonus worth over $700K. His salary was around $2 million. His bonus...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  49. I think she's alluding to OP's second post, where apparently being from NJ does have something to do with it.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  50. I said your statement that you wouldn't want any of the posters on this thread to be your nurse in real life was ignorant. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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