I Admire Nurses

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    My one and only dream

    for what to have done with my life is to become a nurse. I've just entered nursing school and have an estimated graduation date of Dec 2016 and I'm so excited. It's just gonna cost a lot of money and I'm working two jobs and going through the things I need to do to try to make...
    aprylhouston aprylhouston
    3 Responses Jan 2, 2014

    I think nurses rock. Recently,

    I was in a very big medical emergency. The staff at the hospitals are so great. One I was involved in a charity event with and is now taking great care of me...its great to have compassionate, competent, caring medical staff
    drooniedat drooniedat
    41-45, M
    Jul 20, 2015

    How does my toe look?

    Is it looking infected? I lost my toe nail last Saturday...
    Smurfette1 Smurfette1
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 13, 2014


    I admire them so much, I became one. I just took my state boards a few hours ago and pray that my dream has finally come true and I will be the nurse I have always wanted to be! For all those other aspiring nurses, keep your head up!
    Runin4rmfate Runin4rmfate
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Dec 29, 2011

    Especially the asian ones man,

    I'll tell you what ^_*
    Emoji2 Emoji2
    Jul 30, 2015

    The nurse putting my IV in was

    so skilled at it I barely felt it, I made sure to thank her for treating me and all her patients so well. There's not many jobs I feel get as under appreciated as nurse, sometimes they truly make a difference.
    Siobhan420 Siobhan420
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    Nurses Are Guardian Angels

    As a Chaplain, working along side the nursing staff at a large hospital , I want to personally thank every nurse out there for their hard work and dedication. You are my eyes, ears, and my hands in the front-line as a caretaker of the patients. My job is so much easier because of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 23, 2011

    I Am A Hospice Rn

    When there's age in your eyes & you have little or no hair, When time is no longer on your side & your at the cross road my friend, when your eyes no longer see, I will be your expression that you need. I am the sun when your cold, the shade when your warm, the water when your...
    LadyGeorgiaBulldog LadyGeorgiaBulldog
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Nov 5, 2011

    I spent two weeks in hospital earlier this year

    due to Chronic Heart Failure. Until then I never knew just how much nurses do. A hospital wouldn't last five seconds without nurses. I have a lot of respect and gratitude for them. Thank you for looking after me in my greatest time of need.
    Dropbear Dropbear
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2015

    Out Of Her Way With Kindness

    This is a story about my favorite experience with a nurse.I had to have a fairly major surgery on my left knee, and having endured Anesthesia Awareness two surgeries before, I was understandably nervous. When I got into the pre-op area, I was introduced to my nurse, a very sweet...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2012
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2014

    should I go for my lpn

    or rn??I always wanted to attend college but I could become a lpn in under a year then go for my rn. the main reson am thinking about this is because I wanna make more money. I do really wanna be a nurse one day but I wanna get out on my own one day...and don't belive I can do...
    skykidx1 skykidx1
    22-25, M
    Mar 26, 2016

    Night Shift

    Headed to the nursing home in a few hours to make my night shift. Wish me luck! Hope tonight's a quiet night! 🏥
    veronicaspark veronicaspark
    36-40, F
    Nov 13, 2013

    Hell yea...I have seen nurses get verbally

    abused by doctors. Please...without nurses, doctors got nothing.
    1naughtiesfriend 1naughtiesfriend
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Aug 1, 2014

    are there any nurses here

    who can give me some advice
    skykidx1 skykidx1
    22-25, M
    Apr 10, 2016

    Do I Admire Mom?

    Everyone told my mother as she was about to take the State Board test . Your baby should be a nurse too. She was expecting me. my Mom has retired and gone back and worked another 10 years since she retired she has been a nurse all my life and my oldest sister is a nurse too she...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2011

    I was born ill with cancer

    and I have had lots of muitliple hospital stays since including a lot of sugerical procedures. In my experience here in the UK the nurses have been fantastic, both when I was a child and then as an adult. I'm so used to hospital stays now that I do whatever I can to help them...
    smiler2015 smiler2015
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2015

    I have a thing for nurses.

    .something about saving lives and scrubs is a turn on lol! Any nurses on here?
    deleted deleted
    Dec 31, 2014

    All nurses everywhere in the world go above

    and beyond, they go without eating sometimes to help a injured or sick patient that comes into the OR, ER, or hospital. My step mom is a very well liked nurse by everyone at the hospital she works at.
    Zachary95 Zachary95
    18-21, M
    Nov 8, 2015

    I admire nurses, I think what they do is

    amazing. I always wanted to be a nurse, but I know I'm too stupid for that. So I will just admire them from afar.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2014
    Clothed Clothed
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 21, 2014

    This happened tonight.

    I was at the hospital because was having surgery. I headed up to the ward she was eventually moved to. A middle aged woman was walking down the hall in her hospital gown. It became untied in the back. This nurse fixed it without missing a beat. I wish some of the nurses...
    2029Wren 2029Wren
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 31, 2015


    just a thank you to all the nurses out there. you are doing a wonderfull job.
    drmcdreamy drmcdreamy
    26-30, M
    Nov 19, 2012

    Nurses Are Angels!

    As a physician, I want to personally thank every nurse out there for their hard work and dedication. You are my eyes, ears, and my hands in the frontline of taking care of the patients. Our jobs are so much easier because of the work you do. I also want to apologize for those of...
    doogie3232 doogie3232
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Nov 14, 2011

    Just a day in the life of dealing with computer

    assisted prescription systems.  And we wonder why patient compliance sucks... 
    Marcette88 Marcette88
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    Those I have met have always been open

    and caring but I do think that the NHS mucks them about and the imposition of heavy management structures is not suitable for a caring profession.Heath care is not a business to make money It is an expression of social love and support.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 17, 2015

    Nurses Are Wonderful!

    I have long admired nurses since I was little. Part of it has to do with the fact that I was a preemie, and had to be taken care of by nurses. Later on, I worked in the hospital as a teenager, and working with nurses gave me even greater respect for them. Any time I hear someone...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    Aug 31, 2012

    Yes ...I admire nurses.

    Most work long hours and are very under appreciated people. God bless you for what you do, it's very important..... Thank you to all the nurses out there !!!
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2014
    bandit5320 bandit5320
    31-35, M
    Jul 17, 2015

    I Really Do

    I had a long, intimate relationship with a nurse (actually my wife#1) from her schooling until our divorce seven years later and now I am in a relationship with another nurse. From what I have seen and heard from these wonderful women and seen and heard from the nurses I have...
    70+, M
    5 Responses Jul 16, 2012

    Ever Work Night Shift?

    Just got home from work. Been up all night and now I can't sleep! This ever happen to anyone else?
    veronicaspark veronicaspark
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

    Everyone .needs to stop watching the View

    because they insulted nurses everywhere! boycott the *******. I am loud I am proud I save lives I'm a nurse!
    submissivenurse submissivenurse
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    Any OR nurses here? What are the pros

    and cons of OR nursing and is there anything you can share?
    yensies yensies
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

    Nurses Are Rocks!

    My dream all my life was to become a nurse. My hero was Florence Nightingale, I read a story about her as a young woman and that only strengthened my desire to become a nurse. I thought the things she did to help people during her life and during the war were very rewarding and...
    bluetatoo19712000 bluetatoo19712000
    36-40, F
    Mar 14, 2012

    I admire nurses in all areas of the nursing

    profession. I am a nurse, with a masters degree, and work in the mental health profession. I started off as a floor LPN, 23 years ago, but moved to psych nursing 15 years ago.
    momathercomputer momathercomputer
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Jun 2, 2014

    Hardworking. Diligent.

    Absorbed. Empathetic. Nurses are essential, undervalued and fundamental.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2014

    this month I'll be going to cna school ill be

    done July 30th then I can start lpn school in september which will take 1 year but I wanna start my path as a rn fast which can take 2-4 year's more do they have a lpn to rn program that takes 1 year ??? I hate wasted time im a odd person I really love helping ppl which is why...
    skykidx1 skykidx1
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 2, 2015

    Having spent the day in hospital today I can say

    that they are truly angels. Kind and caring under huge pressure, under paid, over worked. It's been a long day!!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    Start my first out of four years next month to

    become a registered nurse! :) Yes I am modified & a teen mom! :)
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2014
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