Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: No Stars In My Eyes

From Date
  1. Need some comic relief from all this Ebola-ness?
    Excellent, 1KoolRN ! I've been toying with Ethel Merman singing something about ebola to the tune of "Everything's Coming Up Roses", but I can't make the words fit the meter of the song! DANG!
    Oct 17
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Ghosts Are All Around Us
    classicalcat, What a talented writer you are! Your piece had such a nice quiet feel and flow to it, each paragraph a beautiful bead, the piece as a whole a treasured bracelet. You are an artist!...
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. "Two-yearitis"
    .....And besides which......Not everyone is salivating to climb the ladder or advance to another position. I am philosophically serenely sanguine; in other words, I am perfectly content to be a cog.
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Need some comic relief from all this Ebola-ness?
    Oh, thank you so much for starting this thread! I was feeling like all of the TV news, and newspapers and magazines are "ALL EBOLA, ALL THE TIME! Keep your dial set here for ALL the latest updates...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    One place I worked briefly, I kinda threw a wrench in the scheduling process by WANTING to work all weekends and holidays. They we beside themselves; everybody always rotated every-other-weekend!...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Miss Manners for Nurses
    Though not infirm enough for the walker, I do have a goodly amount of folded paper-towels in my purse. And on the way home tonight I was singing loudly with a cranked-UP Talking Heads' "Burnin'...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What's the nicest thing anyone has ever said or done for you?
    What great, heart-warming stories here. So many good things have been said to me, nice things done for me over the years of my career; I just can't pick which one might be the nicest. I will...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    When 8 hr shifts were the norm, I chose to work straight 3-11's AND every holiday and all week-ends. Always assured of having a job, no matter where I went! But then, I had no family where I lived,...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Miss Manners for Nurses
    It's not so awful once you get used to it, but I can't stand it when the 20 y.o's call me 'Baby-girl'. It's just a bit much! That borders on disrespect when there is no friendship or affection...
    Oct 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What most nurses actually do.
    Don't forget: Supply Officer, when the shift before you has not restocked after they decimated the supplies cart. Nun, when you are expected to display exemplary serene, angelic and forgiving...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. LPN
    LPN
    What about it? Lack a certain amount of information here!
    Oct 14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. The intraprofessional struggle for recognition by nurses (Case of Cameroonian)
    Sorry I have nothing to contribute for your dilemma. I just wanted to say WOW! I know dealing with bureaucracy can be frustrating, but this is really beyond the pale! Best wishes and prayers for...
    Oct 14
    Forum: World Nursing
  13. Ageless 83 Year Old Nurse: Nurse for 50 Years & Not Ready to Retire
    :roflmao: That's not pessimism! It just means I'm a long way from my youth!
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Miss Manners for Nurses
    I'm 65. When I was doing PDN at an LTC, even though I was on a long-term case and had been there over a year AND was wearing my company's name tag with my first name in capital letters, there were...
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Had to code my best friends husband
    I moaned as I read your post. I am at a loss for anything to say that the posters above me have not already said. They had excellent suggestions for support in dealing with the trauma of your loss...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. Miss Manners for Nurses
    Jadelpn-- So, 'scripting' is like what the drive-thru fast-food personnel have to say: 'My name is _____, and it will be my pleasure to serve you today/night.' And they HAVE TO say it to EVERYONE,...
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. My Apology
    I don't even know what your post was, but I'm sure a large portion of us here wishes that a certain post we made would just self-erase and go away. Don't sweat it.
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Miss Manners for Nurses
    Jadelpn-- What do you mean by 'scripting' ? I'm and 'old' nurse, out of the link; I mean do they really tell you what to say?
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Ageless 83 Year Old Nurse: Nurse for 50 Years & Not Ready to Retire
    Might as well ignore Muser69, he just slouches in threads to add a drop of cynicism and pessimism; looks like Mulan is cut from the same cloth. Both rather unhappy individuals, i surmise. Not...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Miss Manners for Nurses
    OMG! We have a lot of people around here who are sanctimonious, self-righteous and VERBAL. Self-Appointed Food Police, Habit Police, even Shoe-Police. You'd think they were getting some kind of...
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Common nicknames for hospital items.
    Confused patient who talks a lot but never makes sense--they have 'verbal-salad'.
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Ageless 83 Year Old Nurse: Nurse for 50 Years & Not Ready to Retire
    Hey, I'm not as old as the nurse mentioned, but I also have scaled back to PDN. I spent 27 years 'pounding the floor', doing charge and meds and whatever else was needed, med-surg, fresh spinal cord...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Seriously thinking of doing agency work. Pros and cons?
    Everyone seems to be talking about travelling. I work for a temp agency and schedule by the week and/or month. I used to fill in on staff positions at various hospitals. It's true that some...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  24. Admin nurse returns to bedside and.....
    It's kinda like a big,fat karmic 'told ya so!'
    Oct 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. At this moment
    Wow, congratulations! Life IS pretty amazing isn't it? Glad you found the light at the end of the tunnel. :yes:
    Oct 10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


Top