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Site Description: Chronicles of a writer, pianist, food enthusiast, registered nurse all wrapped into one unemployed burrito.
Date Joined: Aug 12, 2009

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The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan
on Feb 11, 2013 in addictions what is intensive critic unit fully booked I think it's safe to say that I've never read a novel or any book like this before in the hundreds (if not thousands) of books I managed to get my paws on in the almost two decades that I've been reading. A nameless character tells the story of...

The Things One Learns From Regularly Seeing Bodies Sliced Open
on Feb 2, 2013 in R.N. a scrubbed life personal diary inside the operating room I was supposed to write this deep and profound (redundancy intentional) blog series about my 1 1/2 year experience working inside the Operating Room. I planned it to be hard-hitting stuff, life-changing even, the kind of articles that would make you...

Nurse's Notes: 1 1/2 Years Shift
on Jan 21, 2013 in R.N. a scrubbed life iSurvived inside the operating room OPERATING ROOM NOTES(August 2011 - December 2012 Shift)> In from bum life / office work via ward with fat pads stubbornly intact on hips, belly and on subcutaneous layers covering self> With mental, physical and parental consent to work for 8 h...

2012 in a Paragraph
on Jan 15, 2013 in a scrubbed life personal diary iSurvived inside the operating room Because endings are beginnings and beginnings are both thrilling and exciting, like when you start the year with an optimistic view of the weeks and months to come because you are now employed, well okay, not technically because the "salary" is calle...

2013 Opening Remarks and the 19 Books of 2012
on Jan 8, 2013 in addictions personal diary fully booked So. The world refused to end last December 2012. I'd like to congratulate everyone for surviving yet another Armageddon. We are getting good at this, people!First, I'd like to take this opportunity to beg for forgiveness to the 6 1/3 people who read...

Inside the Operating Room: The Sterile R.N.
on Dec 14, 2012 in R.N. a scrubbed life what is iSurvived inside the operating room They stand at the end of the line, near the foot of the bed, away from the action. While everyone is looking one way, a lone entity looks at another, fussing over a table littered with blood streaked instruments. They are the quiet ones often pushed...

Inside the Operating Room: An Introduction
on Nov 10, 2012 in R.N. what is health inside the operating room hospital job hunt nursing trainings and seminars Blood. There is blood everywhere. On the floor, pooling in basins, dripping from sponges and coating once glimmering stainless steel instruments. Smoke lazily floats up the room as the smell of burning flesh lingers in the air, cloying, at times...

100: The Hundreds Project by UP Writers Club
on Oct 9, 2012 in addictions what is fully booked It takes 43 muscles to frown. 17 muscles to smile. 14, 17, or 35 muscles to kiss. It takes much more muscles to make love. It takes a wink to be noticed. A note to make the moment memorable. Or, a drink and a bed to make the night less lonesome. It t...

Starbucks Inspired Shorts: Table for Two by Marla Miniano Book Review
on Oct 3, 2012 in intensive critic unit fully booked Every once in a while, everyone (at least everyone who reads for pleasure) needs a good novel to curl up to during rainy evenings under the cozy warmth of a comforter surrounded by familiar it's-so-fluffy-I'm-gonna-die pillows. The kind of book...

Where We Stand
on Oct 3, 2012 in web stuff The beauty of the Internet lies in the freedom to air opinions and expose truth without the fear of persecution. #notocybercrimelaw...

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