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  1. All the cool people work nights!
    I agree with everyone about the teamwork. Night shift ROCKS! We get work done, but it is more laid back and we know how to have fun!
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. One year
    Yay!!!!
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Hello
    Hi Parn! Take a deep breath and tell yourself, "it is going to be ok". Like Austin said, start following an honest program and all things will fall into place. My experience was this.......
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. failed drug test while on pnap
    I am in PNAP also. Have a year in. If your contract had started and you failed a drug test from smoking MJ chances are they will suspend your license. According to my contract, suspension will be...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. self reporting, questions/concerns
    It will all fall into place. Last year at this time I lost my job, was reported to the BON and self reported to PNAP then signed myself into rehab. I was terrified, alone and so scared. I had no...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. self reporting, questions/concerns
    I'm in the monitoring program in PA (PNAP) and I can work nights. I'm also the charge nurse so I have the narcotic keys my whole shift. I only had a six month narcotic restriction. Every state's...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Hello
    Hello! I too am an RN who diverted, got fired, charges, reported to BON, self reported to PNAP and have a free and clear license and am in my 10th month in the PHMP. I am working full time and as of...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Moving on.....
    It warms my heart to read all these kind words. Thanks to all of you. I moved in yesterday. I have the living room all finished and set up. (I had to get my Christmas tree up first) :yes: Today...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. Moving on.....
    Thank you everyone for the kind words. My life is truly blessed.
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. Moving on.....
    Today I sit in my living room that is cluttered with boxes. All but the basic essentials are packed. Tomorrow I will walk out the front door for the last time. I'm moving on. I moved to this town...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. The road to recovery paved with Elmo and a Christmas Tree....
    Awesome share JMO!. I personally would keep the elmo. I to suffered some dark days in my addiction. Although my life is in a better place right now, I don't want to forget that pain. It keeps me...
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Recovering opiate addict: In need of advice
    Oh Boston, my heart sunk and I filled with tears reading the story of the wreck. You are an inspiration. Your words of encouragment and compassion are felt on this board and I know, without a doubt,...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Nurses in Recovery do get jobs!!!!
    CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Sponsor relapsed
    Catmom, Keep your head high. Keep fighting the good fight. I'm sorry you had a bad time with your BON. I count myself BLESSED everyday I sign RN after my name. It is a reminder I was one of the...
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. Aftercare
    Hi GA_RN, Don't be scared about starting your NA meetings. I know easier said then done. I was terrified to walk into my first meeting. Mainly fearful of seeing a pt I took care of in the ER. But...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. Sponsor relapsed
    Boston, You made my eyes tear. That was such an awesome thing you did and I had a wonderful meeting last night and an AWESOME night at work. There was just such a sense of peace and calm in me I...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Sponsor relapsed
    Thanks everyone. Only a nurse, or other medical profession with a license, can fully understand that added stress on us. We, or at least I, get ONE CHANCE. Relapse really isn't a option. To me, to...
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Sponsor relapsed
    Viva, I have always said "relapse is not an option"! I live by that. The NA room I am referring to is a generic NA room. There are no caduceus meetings or healthcare professional meetings in this...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Sponsor relapsed
    I have been in the program 7 months. I came out of rehab with not many options sponsor wise. In my area there sadly is not enough clean time in the NA rooms. I went with the best option and this lady...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Happy Thanksgiving
    Happy Thanksgiving! This year I have so much to be thankful for. Hope everyone has a nice Holiday.
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  21. Another month down
    I too am new to these forums. And I too have 7 months sobriety today! So glad to know I am not alone on this journey and there are other recovering nurse's who understand. ;)
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Starting new job Monday:)
    CONGRATS! That is awesome. Best of luck on your new job.
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. New here and need some encouragement
    Hi Austin, With PNAP (PA's monitoring program) my stipulations are No ER, ICU, PACU, cath lab's, home health, no supervisor postition and no doctor's office for the three years in the program. I...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. New here and need some encouragement
    Hi Lisa, and all the other nurses in recovery! I just have to say how comforting it is to know there are other nurses out there in recovery. I felt so alone for the longest time like I was the...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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