As a nurse you meet so many people. However there are some people you meet, and for whatever reason you never forget them. Mary was one such a person for me. Mary was a “Real Dub”. She came from a long line of Dubliners, and lived in an area, which was filled with other “Real … More An unforgettable character.
One of the hospital wards I worked on in Dublin, had more than it’s fair share of elderly men. Many came from very rural locations, lived alone, and most had not taken the time to bathe prior to admission. You could easily identify them on arrival at the hospital. They were poorly shaved, wearing an … More Trust me I’m a nurse.
I’ve noticed it for years. I know my brothers and sisters have too. Others have witnessed it. I think it’s time to face up to it publicly. She looks so normal. However, the thing is…. My mom has a quirky, irreverent and often inappropriate sense of humour! In time I may enlighten all you fellow … More I Admit It. There Is Something Wrong With My Mom!