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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. I did it, and I moved from the Sacramento area (which sucks, btw) to Dallas. I'm a Texan now. I'll probably never leave!
    Jul 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I'm an oncology certified nurse (OCN), but I don't know any of those other initials you mentioned. Hopefully someone else...
    Jul 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How did you come to be wrongly placed in the program?
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Are you a newer nurse? The reason I ask is that I think most nurses, after some years of experience, are humbled by our...
    May 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Wow, that's kind of harsh. The OP said they made a mistake and felt bad about it! No one is perfect. In the grand scheme of...
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Unbelievable!! Her sentence was much too light, in my opinion. What a terrible, selfish person you must be to do something...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. GrumpyRN just wants to fight. people!!
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. At my job, they tell us we may need to come in on our days off to get training for certain procedures. I'm sorry, but I'm...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I'm surprised no one has mentioned this, but if you are not represented by a union, you are likely an "at-will" employee. ...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Concealed only goes so far... eventually, someone WILL find out. Your shirt or pants leg may ride up, you bend over,...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. I have a concealed handgun license and carry too, but in my state it is illegal to carry in a hospital. So unless I'm...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Sacramento is not a good market for nurses. Are you a nurse or a CNA? There are only a few main hospital systems: Sutter, UC...
    Feb 4
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. I'm with Ruby. Regardless of method, a person can try to end their own life, but they don't have the right to involve...
    Jan 16
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. I had to have a booster for MMR when I started nursing school. I had had all the required shots as a child but was showing...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Pugmom79, I am a Christian, but I think you were very appropriate and respectful. I think you did the right thing by...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  16. Definitely infection control and isolation procedures. Patients receiving chemo are often neutropenic, which makes them...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  17. I understand where you're coming from. Having gone on and off medication for many years, I have recently gone back on...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  18. Oncology is both very rewarding and very challenging emotionally. We see the same patients over and over, often for long...
    Dec 17 '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  19. I'm so sorry! I can't see anything that you did wrong, based on what you wrote. You were advocating for your patient, which...
    Dec 7 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Quite frankly, you should get a BSN first because it's miserable to work your butt off in an ADN program, get a 4.0, and go...
    Sep 6 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student