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By CarryThatWeight, BSN, RN

Joined Apr 17, '12 - from 'Texas'. CarryThatWeight is a RN. She has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Oncology, Mental Health'. Posts: 232 (42% Liked) Likes: 329

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  1. Not all addicts are dishonest. You are making a lot of sweeping generalizations about addiction and what it takes to stay...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Wow—this is still going on? OK, look. You don’t call the police every time you exceed the speed limit, or fail to brake...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Child abuse? Seriously? I've refrained from responding because I am torn on my answer. Is honesty necessary in recovery?...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Then let's take comparisons completely out of it for accuracy sake. I also know many people in recovery, and many of...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. I have to just say this, comparing substance abuse disorder with child abuse is off base. Substance abuse disorders fall on...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. This!!!! ^^^ If you must defy signs, snap a pic bringing food/drink into a library. Snap a pic bringing your unpaid...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Would it really matter about the context of the Arlington National Cemetery photo? This is an extreme case of poor...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I strongly agree with TheCommuter and would like to add: 1. People entering nursing need to get a better grasp of the...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Here are my thoughts on this hotly contested issue. 1. The lowest-quality nursing programs need to be closed. 2....
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. My husband is one of those who feels the medical community, and particularly doctors, only want these repeated visits to get...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I know this seems weird to people who have not been caught by the BON. There are many instances in which a nurse "uses a...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Does your BON ask about sobriety date? Ours asks about treatment for alcoholism, etc, in the last 5 years. this is my...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. My advice would be to find a recovery program that keeps you from relapsing. As evidenced by other threads in this forum,...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. I think no response is because you are all over the place you rambled on without a point. I will first say you stated that...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. I had one last Jan. Came in walking and complaining of pain and feeling "awful" but couldn't tell me where or be any more...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. I remember when I was fresh off of orientation. EMS brought in a guy who woke up throwing up blood. He was 86. No family...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Hey Victoria, the OP doesn't give us much to go off of by way of any advice that may be helpful to her (him?). Nightbloom...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. In closed AA meetings, it is breaking tradition to announce yourself as anything other than an alcoholic. Of course, a...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Joke time! An atheist, a vegan, and a cross-fitter walked into a bar. How did I know? They told everyone in the first...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. To the individual who thinks that BSN programs better prepare their students for management and leadership roles I would...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Those laws are in place to protect the adolescent. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say no teenager's mother is going...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. I agree with the courts. I also think that this girl needs a psychiatric evaluation as she is basically choosing death when...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. This is pretty consistent with what courts have held in other similar cases. For diseases that have a standard treatment/a...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. No, it's really not, which is why the court has ruled the way it has. True. Hopefully by then, she will be in...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. It's not as simple an issue as many here think. I work on the psychiatric consultation-liaison service of a major academic...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  26. This is a cancer which has a very high rate of cure with chemo treatments. This isn't futile care, and in this case, the...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  27. If she was 18 years old, she could decline treatment without any push back. A 30 year old who runs away, demonstrates poor...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  28. Mt BEST advice....consider a BSN program. There is a trend nationally to give BSN graduate preference in hiring.
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Jadelpn - I am dying to know, when you said, "you never use the word "clot" with some ethnic groups", which groups are...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. And I am just putting it out there-- There are many, many companies that promote the hiring of nurses from other countries...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. You don't really like it but you LOVE it? I'd work on your clarity before interviewing.
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  32. And some folks get it and don't agree. The issue of language in the workplace is a tricky one. Housekeepers and laundry...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. Okay, now I'm dying to know what "the ******* mafia" is. Can we please name the elephant in the room? What on earth are...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. Oh my goodness!! That is a 'miss' but not a big one! That's why nursing is a 24 hour operation :) You can't do...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I am probably going to get hissed at for saying this.... I have a problem with this remedy becauses the child of the...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. New grads are paid a decent wage, especially considering the fact that there are so many with an Associate's degree. You...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. :yes: I found this site 4 years ago when alcohol had ruined my life. I self reported to the BON and asked for help. Boy did...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  38. I will agree with everything but the 'servant' part. I am free born and not anyone's chattel. You can employ me but...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. Hi! I actually regestered today so I could answer your question. I was a Therapeutic Apheresis Nurse from 2009-2013. I...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  40. Technically, Anthony Edwards' character did it to Dr. Ross. And since Dr. Greene was a doctor, he had the authority to...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. Start a self IV when one is not only dehydrated but confused? Really? I had paramedics who couldn't start an IV on me (and...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  42. She was so confused that she made it to work (drove, bus routes, etc.), so confused she started an IV on herself, so...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. Hooey? What if the OP were in pain at work and decided to help her/himself to some pain meds instead of an IV set and bag...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  44. Umm, because the physicians order the meds and we are not really in a position to simply refuse to give them to people? ...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. These are the patients that make me want this bumper sticker: 16867 I have spent a significant amount of time...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. I do understand that as well, however, it is known that hospitals are shifting to "only BSN need apply". So with the logic...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  47. Thread on countdown to self-destruction in 3.........2........ OP, while it's clear you like to write, do you also like...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  48. Oh, no, not again ...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  49. FABULOUS!!! I'm a member of the tribe also - X2 (different sites). Feels great, doesn't it? "Hey, Cancer! You hit...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  50. About this time 2 years ago I posted that I had been diagnosed with breast cancer. I didn't post much on here about it. ...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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