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DEEPLY AWAKE By Kathy Vik “Anniversary” 5-25-15


“Anniversary” 5-25-15




“A lot’s changed in thirty years,” my boss told me recently, smiling, smug, even. It wasn’t a friendly meeting, and it ended with him reminding me in not so gentle terms that I am nearing my shelf life, as a nurse, as a worker. 3,097 more words

Deeply Awake

A Tribute to our Military Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

Happy Memorial Day.  Thank you to ALL of our military, past and present! And a special thank you to all of our healthcare professionals out there who serve us and our country <3

Until my next delivery <3


American Academy of Nursing Issues 2 LGBTQ Policy Statements

This month the American Academy of Nursing has issued two important policy statements that affirm LGBTQ health!  Both statements are available for download from the Nursing Outlook web site: 118 more words


Breastfeeding, Dr Seuss Style

How stinking cute is this?!? By the way, yes…I’ve breastfed in the dark. And yes, I’ve breastfed in a park! :)

Breastfeeding Dr Seuss Style — Very Funny!.

Until my next delivery <3


Nursing Tip of the Day! - Medical Surgical Nursing

Category: Medical Surgical Nursing
When GH excess occurs in children, it is called gigantism and when the excess occurs in adults, it is called acromegaly. The pathophysiology of both is similar. 27 more words


When is Baby Ready for Solid Foods?

When Shlomo was a baby, we decided to give him solid food only at 6 months.  Not 5 months and 2 weeks, but six months, to the day, or perhaps plus a day or two.   825 more words


What Is the Current State of Nursing Home Costs in California?

Every person who is serious about the implementation of a plan for aging should take nursing home costs quite seriously. People often overlook the matter for two different reasons. 143 more words