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  1. EtG testing - seems impossible?
    I had a false positive occur and have no idea what I had used/applied/consumed to make that happen. I called the MRO at my testing company and he asked me questions about my history (was I pregnant,...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. This is my story... please read.
    Thank you for your honesty! I am in similar shoes..lol. I know exactly how you feel. Didn't know if I could keep the lights on much less how I was going to pay for daycare so I could fix food at...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Observed U/A, what are your states guidelines?
    NC here - I have been testing for almost 2 & 1/2 years. I am very lucky to have had the same woman observing me. I still have to lift my shirt and turn around but she has done it so many times that...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Florida RN, Diverting
    I luckily had PTO that covered my first month. Cashed in my 401K and when that ran out cashed my stock. I got a job working at a gas station about a month after I came out of rehab. I did what I...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. One Year Later...
    Congrats to you! You have definitely given me some words of encouragement. That which doesn't kill you only makes you stronger. You may not be where you want to be but are definitely where you...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Another one bites the dust...
    Congrats to you!!!! Hopefully I will be in your shoes one day. When you ever get that urge.......just rewind the tape!!!!!!
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. <3 I GOT A JOB <3
    Congratulations!!!! There is hope and I am so happy for you. LTC is rewarding, and trust me, they are easy to get attached to! Good Luck!! wtg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. RN with restrictions,NC, Needing to network
    Sassy-RN the NCBON will not allow nurses to work with substance abuse patients. I would definitely stick with dialysis, LTC, and even hospitals. The key is fining the job with the perfect fit. ...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. Stipulations and no job
    I started to downsize the minute I lost my license (sold kids old toys, satellite cut off, traded in vehicle, refinanced loans, cut home phone off ..etc) I took a job at a gas station for 2 years...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. It amazes me.......
    So your 9 months in the program and wonder why your not working??? I didn't even get my license back until after 1 year in the program! If you got your license back already you are further along...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. Its official
    That is so wonderful!!! Great job!
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. There is Hope!!!!
    TY everyone. I also wanted to thank you all on here. I had wonderful advice and made it through with your encouragement!!
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. There is Hope!!!!
    If you're not familiar with my story just read my posts. I don't get on here very often but wanted to come back and share my experience, strength, and hope! Quick rundown of my history first: IV...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Problem with reference from previous employer
    just be blessed that you have a job and stick with it. 2 years clean and can't even get one!
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. PLEASE HELP!
    Not sure about Texas but NC has stipulations to what jobs you can return to. I guess they see it as "you need to be monitored". I had a similar experience: had a job interview as a documentation...
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. AA meeting and addicts
    Its hard to go from a place where in NA you can be an alcoholic or an addict and identify your self as such, to in AA you're an alcoholic. I never drank but according to the AA members I had to...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Possibly Caught Diverting Drugs & Tested Positive for Marijuana in GA...Totally Lost!
    The fact that you were caught with any illegal drug in your system whether or not you took it while on the job or not doesn't matter to the board. If you got caught with pot in your system but they...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Need advice
    Congrats GA_RN2006. It definitely made me feel like I was back on the right path. Good luck!
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Don't know if I can keep going
    TY Hunnie...it says I can't PM yet....is it Davita or Fresenius?
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Don't know if I can keep going
    NC...TYVM
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  21. Don't know if I can keep going
    I have had dozens of interviews, filled out countless apps, but as soon as I "reveal" my history ( as I'm required to do) the temperature in the room changes. I always get, "come back when you're...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Don't know if I can keep going
    I had a job with UNC as a documentation specialist. Told them about my restrictions and what I had done to get to this point. They didn't see any issues and were happy to get me "on board". Had my...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Don't know if I can keep going
    No narcs..no 11-7..no critical care...no hospice..no home health..must be supervised by licensed personnel. I have looked and applied everywhere..LTC/hospitals/dialysis/doctors offices/etc.
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. Don't know if I can keep going
    I'm 22 months clean and not sure if I can keep doing this(not my sobriety). Not sure if I can keep participating in the monitoring program. I joined the NCBON AP in Nov 2011 and have been testing...
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. NC nurse looking for encouragement
    Drugscreen came back neg...woohoo I can breathe again!!
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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