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Taming of the Sick, Travelling Shrew

When I’m sick, all I want in the world (besides normal health) are two things:

  1. My own bed (or couch)
  2. My own blanket.

Except, when you’re travelling across the country for one of your best friend’s wedding, those two things are a little hard to come by. 995 more words

Expect Respect

The first thing my college teaches us at orientation is to “Expect Respect”. All of the housing employees have this motto on their shirts, and they give us buttons and stickers with that phrase on there. 544 more words



History itself nourished,
It might’ve thus been humbled.
In her need she’s again banished
And her steered nurses, all bundled.

Seasons are overlapped famished,
All the shaft and wheat are rumpled. 54 more words


Nurturing MDT working between nurses & physios 7th August 2014

For our next chat we’re looking forward to moving to a Thursday to join @WeNurses and Ellen, student physiotherapist @physiohead, to talk about MDT working between nurses and physiotherapists. 47 more words

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What happens when Carers stop Caring?

I have always held nurses in the highest regard, but after listening to the horrific stories from a terminally ill friend, I have to ask the question, what happens when carers stop caring? 284 more words


Mocha Frappuccino

Is there anything better on a hot summer day than an iced coffee?

Even twenty years ago, iced coffee was not all that it is today.  1,920 more words

Healthy Environment

For My Daughter on Her Seventh Birthday: The Grub on My Chest

One of my older daughter’s nicknames is Sparkle, so we’ll go with that for now. A quick story about her…

When Sparkle was a wee baby, we brought her home from the hospital (after only a brief debate). 824 more words