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"Sorry, I'm not sure but I can ask the nurse for you" 

This was basically my catchphrase at work yesterday. I was working a late shift on a stroke ward and because of my HCA/bank/late-shift-just-started status I knew very little about any of the patients or the workings of the ward. 263 more words

Hospital Work

First attempt...

 So, this is my first attempt at a blog. I have several reasons for its creation which will be noted and explained further into this. 423 more words


HCA Seeks Higher Medicaid Payments For Low Income Patients

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – HCA, which has 46 hospitals across the state, has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Scott calling for an overhaul of the way Florida pays for care of low-income patients. 290 more words



A little while ago I worked a shift on ‘Step down’ which is where patients are sent if they aren’t sick enough for ICU but are too sick to go to a ward. 253 more words


My night job 

As I’ve said before, I work as a bank healthcare assistant which means I’m basically temp cover for any ward in the hospital. I love doing night shifts, which doesnt seem to be a common opinion but oh well. 338 more words


How dangerous is the new weight loss miracle pill

How well do mom’s research weight loss medication/ supplements before purchasing them? Do you ever worry that these could make you mentally insane or kill you right in front of your child? 455 more words

Mommy News

Time for an update!

I’ve bought the tapeworm, but it seems like it won’t get here until the end of August! What a bummer.


I’m trying a different drug! 423 more words

Body Issues