Down to Sleep - pg.2 | allnurses

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. Visit  Baubo516 profile page
    This is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
  2. Visit  nursesarah813 profile page
    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. Visit  Whispera profile page
    gulp...wiping tear from my eye...

    I salute you, soldiernurse.
  4. Visit  sandanrnstudent profile page
    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.


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  5. Visit  Dazglue profile page
    This is so beautiful. I'm not an emotional person, but this brought tears to my eyes...
  6. Visit  golflinda2214 profile page
    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. Visit  navalnurse profile page
    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.
    TiddlDwink and FranEMTnurse like this.
  8. Visit  dmdmd profile page
    Thank God for your love and faith. See you when you fly on angel's wings.
  9. Visit  cjsbaskets profile page
    Wow! Very powerful. You are a good nurse. Never change, the world needs you.
  10. Visit  maidoly88 profile page
    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. Visit  nursy2008 profile page
    Last edit by nursy2008 on Mar 24, '13
    SoldierNurse22 and Gelzhiser, RN like this.
  12. Visit  Gelzhiser, RN profile page
    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.
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  13. Visit  jcbautista03 profile page
    I was moved by this. Thanks for sharing.