Yes, there are some things I did as a younger me, which perhaps I would not be overly proud of today. I would like to think I am not the only one. I was a bit of a ‘devil may care’ individual when I was younger. Someone who, here in Ireland, we might call ‘a … More I can’t believe I did that.
Shhh, don’t tell anyone but I’m finding time to blog. I’m not sure how long it will be before some member of my family appears, and shatters my piece, but here’s hoping it lasts. I had promised that my next post would feature some of my own personal favourite posts I wrote last year. Well … More All kinds of everything. My favourite posts of 2013.
Quite a number of years ago, I worked in a childrens hospital, in the Accident and Emergency department, for a short time, whilst training to be a nurse. It was in a part of inner city Dublin, surrounded by flats. Many would consider it, the heart and soul of Dublin. The local children treated the … More Born to be bad?
Todays daily prompt asks for my latest lie. Well that I cannot give, in case it is discovered! But it does spark the memory, of my biggest lie. A lie which haunts me still. Many years ago I was nursing. On the ward was an elderly gentleman called “Jack”, who stole all our hearts. On … More The lie that haunts me.
We all need a laugh and this true story, courtesy of a nursing friend of mine should do the job. Years ago a friend of mine was working in a very busy maternity hospital. One day they were short of nurses in the out patients department, so she was sent to make up the numbers. … More A medical misunderstanding.
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.
When I was a student nurse, I worked in a childrens hospital, as part of my training. It was here I learned a lot about dealing with children, from an amazing lady who would never have any of her own. The hospital was in inner city Dublin. It was surrounded by flats, which were inhabited … More It’s a miracle!