20 Quick and Easy Packable Lunches for Nurses

20 quick and easy packable lunches for nurses

Whether working in an office or on the floor, whenever comes the time to decide on what to bring for lunch, I unmistakably lack inspiration or motivation. I always end up bringing the same sandwich or simple salad and frankly grew tired of it. More often than I would like to admit, I found myself […]

How to Make a Glove Christmas Tree

How to Make a Glove Christmas Tree

Unfortunately, working holidays is also a big part of the nursing game. One holiday that many nurses find particularly difficult to work is on Christmas. So many nurses miss the time with their families and familiar traditions.

But there’s no reasons to let working holiday’s completely bum you out. There are plenty of ways you can spruce up your work setting and making even create a few new holiday traditions, like perhaps a glove Christmas tree.

4 Easy Tips for Maintaining Your Health


Being healthy is one way that you can help increase your quality of life. While genetics play some role in your overall health and well being, your lifestyle plays significantly more. If you want to live a long and productive life to see your children and grandchildren grow up then you need to start by getting healthy now.

A Nurses Christmas

Christmas nurse

T’was the week before Christmas
& all through the floor,
The Lasix was filling the foley’s galore.
Stockings were worn, to prevent emboli,
They came in two sizes: knee, and thigh-high.

Healthy Working Environment: Your Primary Concern!


We’ve all heard of ‘sick building syndrome’, whereby a series of minor architectural failings such as poor ventilation, the presence of fumes, bad lighting and materials can have an adverse effect on all who work there. Fortunately, such buildings are rare, and getting rarer, as consciousness is raised and employers and employees alike become more aware of the need for a comfortable and healthy working environment. However, there are still too many workers who spend their days either sweltering or shivering – in the office, shops, factories or warehouses.

To Work on Not to Work While in Nursing School: That is the Question

nursing student bag

Many nursing students struggle with making a decision about whether they should work or focus completely on their education while they are in nursing school.

If you are in nursing school or are exploring nursing as a potential career, you may find yourself asking:

Should I work while going to working school?
Will I be able to make the same grades?
What about my kids and family? Will I have any time for them?
Will I be able to pay my bills if I don’t work during nursing school?

Moving: Penske Eased Some of Our Stress

penske moving truck got stuck

But thankfully we discovered Penske Truck Rental. A simple Google search of Penske truck rental discount code will win you a 20% coupon for for a one-way rental. That brought the price of our rental down to around $185. When they called to confirm my truck rental, I joke with them about throwing in free stuff, and they actually did!

Moving Day Tomorrow: Last Night in Our First Home

new house moving

With new opportunities for professional growth, often comes a need to relocate and readjust. I’m incredibly blessed with a great new job. Working as a Clinical Informatics Nurse has been a wonderful experience and I am blessed to now be a part of a fantastic healthcare organization who cares deeply about the community they service. I want to be a part of that community and I want to spend more time with my family and less on the road.

Clinical Informatics Specialist: Week 1, Project Managent


Clinical Informatics (working behind the scenes with documentation and software) is such a fantastic combination of my learned skills, natural attributes, and passions. Heck, I even called myself a Nerdy Nurse for a full year before I even was one… well I was nerdy, and a nurse, but the two paths didn’t merge as often as I would have liked… but I digress.