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By CarryThatWeight

Joined Apr 17, '12 - from 'Texas'. CarryThatWeight is a RN. She has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Oncology, Mental Health'. Posts: 185 (36% Liked) Likes: 219

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  1. Honestly, I don't think your BSN program is all that expensive. If you have the opportunity to go there, I would do that. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. To be honest with you, having stability and consistency in your home and personal life are HUGE factors to your success. ...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Are you active in Al-Anon? That is the "sister" organization of AA that is for family members and loved ones of alcholics...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. I've been an RN for 22 years, with a ADN. I have my CCRN and 17 years under my belt as a ICU nurse. I am almost done my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I have a lot of thoughts on this subject based on my own educational background. Of course these are only my opinions based...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I worked inpatient Oncology and loved it. (I'm currently on disability and miss it terribly!) It was always something new...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I have not posted here in a LONG time (several years, I'm guessing) and I don't even know if there any familiar names on the...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Yup everyone gets a gold star like first grade or little league ;) I am cavalier when some rando poster gets on here and...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Dude chill, is admonishing? What is this 1956? I was letting the guy know everyone makes mistakes and for him not to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. If my family member is coding, don't even think about wasting 15 seconds scrubbing the freaking hub. Give the meds, the...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I find it hard to believe you have never, not once forgotten to scrub a hub. I think it's ridiculous to accuse someone of...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I've been lurking for a while and joined just to respond to this. I'm not a nurse yet, I'll graduate this December, but...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. I have spent 8 years in Oncology and BMT. Oncology patients often want and need connection with those who are caring for...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  14. I want you to please know that pacu nurses do not just sit, take vitals, and chit chat. I have worked 3 PACUs and days that...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  15. I was reading a thread in another area, about napping at work. Someone wrote that she heard that there are nurses who even...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. With all due respect, it's clear you actually haven't worked psych if you think there's no nursing skills involved in it. ...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. What's "just annoying" to me is when nurses from other specialties assume that there's nothing to doing psych nursing...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Hey I recognize an excerpt from one of my posts. Didn't know people actually care so much about my opinion and my...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Where's HappyRN? Don't underestimate the Power of Happiness. :) Happy Easter everyone! Including GrumpyRN {{{HUGS}}}...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. I believe in both... I believe that everything was created by God. However, over time God has allowed living and non-living...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  21. My old state did not ask that question, neither does the state I just moved to. What state asks the depression question on...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Most of the time I don't post any responses if I don't have anything nice to say. However, this time I will bite because it...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. I subscribe to the 'ox in the well' practice. Remember the parable about the man whose ox fell in the well on the Sabbath?...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  24. I'm gonna interrupt this lovefest for this helicoptering, snowplowing dad. (You know, the ones who hover and remove all...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. If my friend thinks they will marry Angelina Jolie and they aren't hurting anyone.... it's their business. I will discuss...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  26. I though pink got out of hand when NFL players started wearing it. To be honest, I refuse to buy pink. I hate to think...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I did not see any statements of "ownership". According to your own words, everything was out of your control and you were...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  28. Off topic but remember there is a big difference between stress and anxiety.
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. NO. There are nurses with real disabilities, not just "stress," who require these medications in order to lead productive...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  30. I am orienting on a hospice floor as a still-pretty-new-grad. The other day, my Coworker & I went in to give a resident a...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. ​OK, well, I was trying to be nice, and here you tore my head off. So, if you want to complain about experienced nurses...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Actually, it isn't that simple. There is no "Daily except student area" button.
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I'm sorry, but are you a moderator? Because you and another poster seem only interested in directing and censoring the...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  34. I'm sorry but what is your problem??!! No one is "ridiculing" the family. Furthermore, no one here is bothering the family,...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  35. All, a coupla hundred posts ago I posted that I intended to write a note to the Children's PICU staff and gave their...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  36. Please, please, PLEASE get some counseling!! With what you've described about that hateful preacher and your health...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  37. So sweet! The bride's mom was given a short time to live, so the hospital staff helped her plan a wedding in 24 hours.
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  38. I'm laughing out loud in a major way at your use of the word "loose". I've always wondered where a nurse can get his or her...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. It's only sarcasm because I went to nursing school with about 20 people whose intention was to be in med surg for 10...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. I knew nursing wouldn't be a walk in the park. I expected some level of stress. What I didn't expect? Having 8 to 11...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  41. I've apparently been blocked on the FB page because I cannot comment on it, sadly I think I may have only commented on the...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  42. I think it would have been possible, given the right teaching and motivation, for those twins to have some quality of life...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  43. I agree with you. Donning asbestos suit now.......:nailbiting:
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  44. Right. Or worse, Momma has dementia and a nice-sized life insurance policy, let's just say she wouldn't want to live this...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  45. MarissaHu, I am aware that one cannot be sure of the tone a poster has when they comment online but some of your...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  46. But the family is not part of this conversation, are they??:bugeyes:
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  47. I probably would not call Jahi a corpse or a dead body in the presence of her mother but I have no problem using those words...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  48. Correcting someone about "corpse" could be as disrespectful as saying "corpse"; micromanaging someone's opinion can be...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  49. As per the dictionary, corpse simply means "a dead body, especially the dead body of a human." Jahi is no longer living, and...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News
  50. With all due respect, Jahi has NO spontaneous respirations, her pupils are fixed and dilated, and any circulation is 100%...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing News


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