Down to Sleep - page 2

by SoldierNurse22 11,230 Views | 30 Comments

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 get the good stuff running,... Read More


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    Such an incredible story and so moving!
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    Right from the beginning of this article, I was captivated. What an awesome caring nurse you are, Joe. This story truly is a masterpiece and should win first place.
    RHIA, RN likes this.
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    so touching story..wow!!thank you for sharing the story.
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    This is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
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    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
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    gulp...wiping tear from my eye...

    I salute you, soldiernurse.
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    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
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    This is so beautiful. I'm not an emotional person, but this brought tears to my eyes...
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    this is an outstanding tribute to a special person. How lucky for this soldier and his family to have had you as his nurse.
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    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.


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