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I have been an LPN for 22 years, I have an 18 years old son, and a 16 year old daughter. I became re-united with my first love after 25 years, and we are all living happily ever after, (except when life gets in the way)

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  1. Anybody from Kelowna, BC here?

    the website is http://www.interiorhealth.ca
  2. Anybody from Kelowna, BC here?

    I have lived in the okanagan all my life. Used to live in Kelowna, and now live in Vernon, about 45 minutes north. Kelowna has no full time positions, ( we are all one interior health region) nor does Vernon. Of course there are casual positions, but...
  3. My husband died Nov 8th

    Thank you all for your very kind messages. I received such comfort reading all the posts. I appreciate the time you took to respond with such warmth and concern. Christmas was difficult -hanging up our special ornament of 'first christmas together 1...
  4. My husband died Nov 8th

    Well it happened. After 6 mos of chemo for colon cancer, that was metastisizing to his liver all along, my dear Brent slipped into a coma Nov2, and died, Nov 8th, at the age of 47.. We met when we were teenagers. As we got older we went our separate...
  5. ever provided hospice nursing to your own loved one?

    You all have been so encouraging and sensitive. That is what makes this site so heart warming. I had to take Brent to emerg today, 6 hour visit.(I knew some of the nurses on duty and they were very supportive. I haven't been at work for a month, so t...
  6. I have been a nurse for 22 years. My husband has just been given 3 months to live. He is 47 years old. He had a bowel resection for his colon cancer in January. He completed 6 hellish months of chemo with 5FU. All that time the ca was spreading to hi...
  7. I have been a nurse for 22 years. My husband has just been given 3 months to live. He is 47 years old. He had a bowel resection for his colon cancer in January. He completed 6 hellish months of chemo with 5FU. All that time the ca was spreading to h...
  8. Why, whenever there is a discussion about the nursing shortage, it only mentions Registered Nurses. Licensed Practical Nurses are a regulated profession body of nurses, and play a vital part in the health care system. I have been one for 22 years, an...
  9. nursing uniforms

    Well I'll be darned, my stethoscope is hunter green too (matches the green stripe on my cap 'poifectly'!!!. Gawrsh I guess that makes us cuzins:roll
  10. Do you ever check yourself?

    something eerie this way comes:eek:
  11. LPNs in ICU

    No, she just read it off her copy. it was an american study so it wouldn't be applicable because canadian LPN's have a different scope of practice here. You're right though, to drop a bomb like that, it should be backed up by case studies. Our medica...
  12. nursing uniforms

    I wear white.....just white. White pantyhose, shoes, uniform, cap, for I am pure as the first snow, and besides, Florence told me to.
  13. Do you ever check yourself?

    mario you're rather....................different........, aren't you. :uhoh21:
  14. But she's not a nurse!

    Good point - it probably is used as a term of endearment. It may just perturb those involved more, than if you explained it to the patients They would probably wonder what all the fuss was about. They would say "she looks after me doesn't she?" To th...
  15. LPNs in ICU

    We had a meeting with our director of medical services, and our emerg director about a new policy to hire two care aides instead of two LPN's in emerg. The emerg management read an exerpt from NENA (nation emergency nurses' affiliation) It is a long...