Down to Sleep - page 2

I remember one day when you were receiving blood. I went into the room with your primary nurse to double-verify. You were sitting on the couch, that same smile greeting us as we entered. "Let's... Read More

  1. by   Baubo516
    This is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
  2. by   nursesarah813
    beautiful, left a lump in my throat. I work in a long term care facility and I have seen these people suffer with cancer, it is so sad and we need to find a cure for this it hurts so many
  3. by   Whispera
    gulp...wiping tear from my eye...

    I salute you, soldiernurse.
  4. by   sandanrnstudent
    I cannot knight you, promote you, or present you with samurai armor or a crown, customs in other places for similarly heroic deeds. But I can softly bow with sincere admiration and gratitude for teaching so many how to be a better caregiver because of your writing this.

    (bow)

    sandanRNstudent
  5. by   Dazglue
    This is so beautiful. I'm not an emotional person, but this brought tears to my eyes...
  6. by   golflinda2214
    this is an outstanding tribute to a special person. How lucky for this soldier and his family to have had you as his nurse.
  7. by   navalnurse
    Thank you for sharing your experience. It touched me greatly. I hope others will take the time to read. I think it expresses what many of us nurses go through with some of our "special" patients and their families. Ours is truly a caring profession. When we go home at the end of our shifts, we oftentimes bring our work with us in our hearts and minds.
  8. by   dmdmd
    Thank God for your love and faith. See you when you fly on angel's wings.
  9. by   cjsbaskets
    Wow! Very powerful. You are a good nurse. Never change, the world needs you.
  10. by   maidoly88
    Wow incredible touching and breathtaking. You are a perfect example to follow, I am on my way to become a nurse, and definitly I want to be a nurse like you. Thank you
  11. by   nursy2008
    RIP!!
    Last edit by nursy2008 on Mar 24, '13
  12. by   Gelzhiser, RN
    What a wonderful tribute to a man who sounds like such a good person. As a Hospice RN, I have patients who try to smile through their pain and it touches my heart.
  13. by   jcbautista03
    I was moved by this. Thanks for sharing.

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