"Mary passed away...." - page 2
That was the telephone message... I had met Mary and her devoted husband John while filling a 4-hour "hole" working PRN at my local hospital. She was a woman about my age, in her mid 40's, suffering... Read More
Sep 23, '02Occupation: ADON-LTC Specialty: 19 year(s) of experience in LTC, ER, ICU, ; Joined: Feb '01; Posts: 5,856; Likes: 36i too am sorry to hear of your friend's death. may god continue to let her kind, humble, spirit shine through you as you shine for others.
Sep 23, '02Occupation: Legal Nurse Consultant/Defense Med Mal Specialty: 30 year(s) of experience in OB, M/S, ICU, Neurosciences ; Joined: Dec '00; Posts: 398; Likes: 19I think your story captures the true essence of nursing and why we continue to do what we do every day. I, too, have been blessed with patients like your friend Mary--knowing them and being fortunate enough to be a part of their experience has made me a better nurse.
Sep 24, '02Occupation: Medical Sales Joined: Sep '02; Posts: 8Thank you for sharing with your thoughts for Mary. Let us list the 50 things that we are GRATEFUL FOR in our lives. Just get a pen and a lil pad and write all those 50 reasons. Then, keep it on your purse, next to your bed, pull it out when you're feeling worried or to simply remind yourself for the blessings you have in your life.