Day 14 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! As much as we wish it was smooth sailing and sunshine all the days of our life, the truth is...life is hard work. How do you make it through the hard days? Self. Care. That's how. Take care of yourself first! You should be your #1 priority. Self care… Continue reading Ways to Practice Self Care
Day 10 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! What do I eat on my lunch break? Lunch is my most favorite time of the day at work. At that point, it usually means we made it half-way through the day. At that point it means I get to take a break from the craziness of working in… Continue reading Lunch Break
Day 9 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! I work in the Emergency Room as a nurse tech. My roles as a tech are similar to that of the nurses besides the obvious, not being able to pass medications, among other things. We work together as a team in the ER and generally get everything completed together.… Continue reading What’s In My Work Bag?!
Using this as my day 5 of the #NurseBlogger challenge. Clinical is the times during the semester when you get to play nurse. Many times clinical instructors are strict and expect a lot of you, just like in the workplace. You are expected to dress correctly, act professionally, and be prepared with all the required… Continue reading 5 Must Haves for Clinical
I decided to jump on the bandwagon and follow the 30 day #NurseBlogger challenge! 1 blog post per day for the next 30 days! Let's have a kick-ass August. This is a big month for me as I begin my *last* semester of nursing school! I'm excited and I'm nervous, but I'm so ready for… Continue reading Why “Scrubs and Swimsuits”?
This journey has been stressful, for sure, but I've actually enjoyed being a student in this profession. This picture was taken almost 2 years ago on my first day of nursing school and it's quite amazing to see how much I've grown since I started. Nursing school is very hard. I was 17 years old… Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Nursing School