Oops, I Did It Again: Dottie - page 3
..........I went and lost my heart to yet another hospice patient. You'd think I'd have learned my lesson after caring for my old friend in that same room and witnessing her inevitable decline and... Read More
May 7, '10Occupation: RN and blogger extraordinaire Specialty: 20 year(s) of experience in LTC, assisted living, med-surg, psych ; From: OR, US ; Joined: Sep '02; Posts: 26,953; Likes: 44,667What a wonderful post! Thank YOU!!
May 8, '10Occupation: Homemaker and student. Joined: Jan '02; Posts: 657; Likes: 42Beautiful and meaningful story. I love the oldies, as I call them. They are my fave. Especially when they have a sweetness like your Dottie. I am so glad you are there for her.
May 27, '10Specialty: Rehabilitation/Long-term Care ; From: US ; Joined: Apr '10; Posts: 5; Likes: 1Been there, done that. She sounds like so many of my patients that I've fallen for. If I were told not to fall in love with any of my "people", I think I'd hate nursing, I'd have to go find something else to do with all the love I had in my heart.