Where do I even begin? Sometimes I find it crazy to think I have only been a nurse for two years…most days I am so grateful for this career I’ve chosen, others make me question why I put myself through it on a daily basis. My second year of nursing brought on a lot of … Continue reading The second year reflection.
To my future self, never forget what it felt like to be a new nurse. The first year of practice was probably one of the toughest you’ll ever experience, but know there is so much more growth in store for you as a registered nurse. This is only the beginning, but ten, twenty, years from … Continue reading The first year reflection.
Crazy to think I’ve been a registered nurse for nearly six months now. It’s been a while since I got real on here, so here it goes… It’s been a challenging, emotional, stressful but wonderful six months. I’ve witnessed so much and have grown more in my role than I ever could have imagined when … Continue reading Six months in…
I can’t believe how fast four years of university have flown by, I pinch myself everyday that I am finally a nurse. Over the past few years, I have been passionate about guiding students who are planning to pursue nursing school and give them information that the schools never do. I’ve compiled a list of … Continue reading Things I wish I knew before nursing school.
Over the past few years, I’ve discovered some great ways to save and earn rewards as a university student! Things can certainly be tight as a student and trust me, I’m not always the best $$ saver, but I’ve found some helpful ways to save on the essentials, so I have money left over to … Continue reading Ways to save in university.
During my consolidation, I’ve found different ways to make sure I feel good during my long 12 hour shifts. As a nurse, it’s so easy to get wrapped up in caring for your patients that you neglect your own needs. I can honestly say when you look after yourself you go home after a shift … Continue reading Nursing shift essentials.