Month: January 2013

2013: The Year of Nurses Rising, Girl-Power to the Tenth Degree

  As anyone who saw this year’s Rose Parade can attest, 2013 is the year of women, especially nurses rising. Sally Bixby, the first RN to be the President of the Rose Parade, encouraged America to see the world through the eyes of a nurse. Women were well represented on the floats and among the…

Thank God It's Friday

Thank God It’s Friday 

A young man called the hospital shouting,” You gotta help! My wife is going into labor!”

The nurse said, “Stay calm. Is this her first child?”

“No!’ he cried urgently. “This is her husband!”

Maybe to communicate more clearly, we simply need to ask for what we need.
Karyn Baxman

As a nurse I often forget the simple gesture of humility that directs me to ask for help. I easily take on the weight of the world; or my patient’s world, and, at the end of the week,wonder why I feel so burned out. Sometimes, our greatest strength comes from the ability to be vulnerable. Nurse On, but remember to smell the roses along the way.TGIF

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