Archives for: February 2008

02/29/08

Permalink 02:42:14 pm by cassie, Categories: Announcements [A]
Two people coded on my floor today, near-simultaneously. One was just getting stabilized when other started crashing. By coded I mean they went under... went into ventricular tachycardia... died.. sorta. One of them was my patient. I had this really bad… more »

02/24/08

Permalink 08:32:40 pm by cassie, Categories: Announcements [A]
Today marks the third consecutive work day in a row where I have been called a term that refers to a female dog by a third separate patient. All three times by patients who didn't belong on my floor, who weren't sick enough to be on my floor, who were b… more »

02/22/08

Permalink 10:37:53 am by cassie, Categories: Announcements [A]
I don't get a lot of drug-addicted patients on my unit at the hospital. More often, it's alcoholics who are in liver and congestive heart failure, scraping the bottom of the barrel of health to try and survive a few more years. Every once and a while, I… more »

02/19/08

Permalink 08:53:59 am by cassie, Categories: Announcements [A]
I'm a Big Girl. I'm trying to decide what to do next - wash dishes, do laundry, read a book, eat ramen, lounge around, buy a pair of sneakers so I don't have to wear my MRSA-laden hospital sneakers around town, or clean out my entire closet of junk I… more »

02/14/08

Permalink 01:30:18 pm by cassie, Categories: Announcements [A]
A husband who, every morning, kisses me goodbye on our way out the door with the same gentleness and love as our wedding day Baby brothers who yell, "CASSIE'S HERE!" and run down the stairs from their bedroom to greet me when I show up at the house u… more »

02/07/08

Permalink 08:25:19 am by cassie, Categories: Announcements [A]
I had originally written a very fiery post about the life and times of the Christian woman today. It got a little too personal on my end, so I am revisiting it now while I'm home for the day after a very long week. Today, I'm playing the young and hip a… more »
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I like to multi-task: wife, writer, nurse, Christian, ne'er do well. I do all with equal gusto.

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