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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: 197 (38% Liked) Likes: 249

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  1. Have you considered working in an outpatient dialysis clinic? It's day shift and you get every Sunday off. It's still...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ironically, I had the Wakefield study quoted to me just today. Someone wondering if she got an MMR booster, might she "pass...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. And, spot on, IMHO. From our old friend, The Gomer Blog:
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. As always, TOO DANGED FUNNY!! :D
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. All of you have no idea how much it helps to hear your positive and encouraging words. I know I am in the storm right now...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. It's hard. It's not that we don't love those closest to us, it's that we don't love ourselves. Creating that false sense of...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. For the record, I do not like pediatrics. As a matter of fact, I promised my peds rotation clinical instructor that I would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I have the same feelings. I work oncology/hemotology. When I did my first clinical rotation there, everything just fell into...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Adult Oncology(with med/surg overflow) for 7 years. Did a rotation there during school and it just clicked. The patient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I'm guessing they will eventually refer you to a state monitoring program. I think they'll be more concerned about the...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. There but for the grace of God.....I OD'd on Ativan a year ago after almost 22 years of perfect sobriety (I'm a recovering...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. You may want to tone it down...you kind of sound like a sexual harassment complaint waiting to happen.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. If you don't like the thread, for whatever reason, no one is forcing you to read it.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Yeah we all got what you're saying. What you're still not getting is how weird everything you're saying is coming off. You...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. If you have to ask... You obviously don't have the right...charisma, so to speak, or you wouldn't need to come to a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Which is weird! It's weird to come on an adultery thread and talk about how you can't wait to find a Heidi of your own to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Oh, I can understand wanting a FWB relationship perfectly well. I think it's a recipe for disaster 90% of the time, but...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. No, but there's something weird about coming on a nursing forum asking about the odds of you finding an attractive nurse to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I have asked that type of question many times when I am interviewing applicants for jobs that are "one step up" from basic...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Ruby, I usually agree with what you post but on this one I don't. You don't know what her intentions were in becoming a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. On Sept. 4th, President Obama signed a proclamation declaring September "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month." He urged women to...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I feel every shift that doesn't end in me strangling a random administrator is a day I've gone above and beyond.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. At my hospital, there has recently been a push for nurses to "go above and beyond" when providing patient care. They send...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. My mother has (had... ) severe mental illness. She was diagnosed with schizophrenia, bi-polar, and manic-depression among...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. I have to admit that I find posts like the OP somewhat ironic when compared to the enormous number of posts asking for help...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Yes, medical school is much harder than nursing school. Begin with the path to entry: The foundational education for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I'm sure medical school is much harder than nursing, though doable if you are willing to put in the time and effort to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Medical school is harder than nursing school, period. Moreover, while I think many would do okay in medical school if they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. That 'adrenaline type stuff' isn't all it's cracked up to be. Sure, it's initially exciting to be involved in a code that...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  30. So here we are at the gas station the other evening. We were struck by a desperate and immediate need for BBQ rib-shaped...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  31. since the end of December everything surrounding Jahi has been nothing but a media circus because of the family, we are able...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  32. While posters may seem defensive, we should be for you are maligning a honorable and trustworthy profession, your random...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I believe that one day we will all be judged. So, therefore, it is not our place to judge others. Thank you for sharing your...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  34. I graduated from my nursing program well over a decade ago, magna cum laude, worked step-down for a short time then...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  35. For some reason, I always have immediate concerns about any situation where a husband feels compelled to speak for his wife....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Virus's by nature are constantly adapting and changing. I see no lack of "critical thinking" in anyone's part by wondering...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I find it interesting that Dr. Brantly was meticulous with his PPE and yet still he was infected, and that Nancy Writebol...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I agree. And did they not wash their hands, as a poster said that's all it takes to eradicate the threat of transmission of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Whats crazy is this is from Texas If she was from NY NJ or somewhere else up north, id expect her to go free with some...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  40. You're new in the ICU. Give it a chance. If people are stuck up, then just mind your business. There's always something to...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  41. There is a big difference between dealing with day to day sick patients and a patient with a class 4 contagion which if...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I'm very impressed that when (or if) you do become a nurse, you will not be concerned with your "private time". Drop us a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I'm not naive, and not surprirsed or angry. None of that applies. I never suggested that because nursing instructors don't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I find it strange that people are passing judgment on those nurses who don't think they'd want to take on such...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. The hospital is saying one thing and doing something else. The claim is that they are excluding smokers, when in realiety...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Given that you, yourself, are not a nurse, perhaps you should refrain from passing extreme judgments on those who are. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I get that you see that there's a difference between using a trump card and not wanting to expose other people, but I don't....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I am unable to bear children, and I take great offense to the idea that my life is therefore less valuable.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I have older parents who may need me. They are my only family. If your kids are a good enough excuse, so should the family...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. You may not see it that way, but that's how it appears to me. Who's supposed to take care of these patients? What if...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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