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What your child’s school nurse wish you knew

I'm learning to settle into my new role as a school nurse. It's been an adjustment beyond adjustments. But so very, very worth it. Although, as I continue on I recognize a large disconnect. While autonomous, freeing, and incomparable it is also an isolating and publicly misunderstood role for a nurse. Here's what your child's… Continue reading What your child’s school nurse wish you knew

encouragement, guidance, health, inspiration, lifestyle, medicine, mental health, motivation, nursing, pain

You Can’t Save Everyone

This feels pessimistic in nature, which conflicts hard with my baseline vibe. But I'm just going to outright say it: You can't save everyone. I have watched a newborns heart physically beating, their chest open and vessels craving abetment... and I could not save them. I have stroked an infants hair as their brain actively… Continue reading You Can’t Save Everyone

beauty, career, encouragement, guidance, health, inspiration, lifestyle, mental health, motivation, nursing

The Space Between the Bones

Over the past year and it's many transitions I have both risen and fallen with the sun and one persistent, overwhelming thought: Who AM I and what was I CREATED for? A thought so perplexing, nagging, and intrusive that I constantly felt weighed down by the mistrust in my own answers. One of the hardest… Continue reading The Space Between the Bones

health, medicine, mental health, nursing, politics

What 18% of nurses wish senators talked about.

You've all seen the memes by now, and chances are even if you aren't a nurse your feed is full of nurses ON FIRE. Recently, a video snippet of Senator Maureen Walsh of Washington was released of her discussing nurses complaining about being tired working 12 hour shifts even though she bets they play cards… Continue reading What 18% of nurses wish senators talked about.