I wrote this article for a nursing site: Allnurses.com. It was one of the top four articles read that summer!! It has now been shared on Nurses Rock on Facebook. I am so thrilled it has reached so many people!! Source: I Had No Idea! Often nurses have little comprehension of what a family member … More I Had No Idea!
When my first daughter in law was pregnant three years ago, I had some sobering revelations and want to share them with you mothers out there. Experienced Mothers’ Share Pregnancy Woes Once a pregnant mother attains the appearance of being pregnant she is accosted by perfect strangers (men and women) giving her advice: “Never do … More Talking With Pregnant Mothers
My interest in the gifts of being an empath and having empathy began a long time ago. Having empathy or being empathetic means you can “put yourself in the shoes of another” to imagine, understand or feel like they do. Being an empath may include the above compassionate abilities but is more a matter of … More Empathy, Empathetic, Empath
I wrote this article for Candid Slice based on my own personal experiences and lessons learned and observed. I hope it offers some help to someone. Friends are so important. http://www.candidslice.com/friends-cant-live-with-them-cant-live-without-them/ (Pictures below from Candid Slice, thanks to Bob Leah.) Friends can complete our lives, or can deplete our lives. Have you ever wondered why … More Having Trouble Picking Friends?
This post is a continuation of my memories and some memories from other graduates from my school from before 1973. Thankfully patient care continues to improve along side the field of medicine. https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2019/02/04/nursing-back-thenpart-1/ Sharing the first blog “Nursing Back Then Part 1” with other nurses from my school and training era, triggered memories they shared … More Nursing “Back Then”Part 2
Do you believe in guardian angels? Do angels really rescue people? I remember this painting or print that my grandmother had in her living room. The evangelist Billy Graham even answered the above question with this quote from the Bible: “God will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways” (Psalm … More My Poor Guardian Angel(s)
I enjoy is going to my home town in Upstate South Carolina. I was born in Greenville and grew-up there in a loving family. The first 22 years of my life were spent there, getting my education from first grade through a diploma school for nurses. My husband and I met there too. Greenville is … More I Am Proud of My Home Town Greenville, SC