First Time in the Big Apple

My cousin & I booked round trip flights from Seattle, WA to New York, NY for around $275 just for the heck of it. YOLO. We stayed for six nights and five days and it definitely wasn’t enough time to do everything! We traveled the weekend after a huge winter storm, so we are grateful to... Continue Reading →

Dance

Lately, I feel like my mind is in this constant "GO! GO! GO!" mode. It feels like, I barely have time to sit down and take a breath. If I catch myself relaxing, I get this gut-feeling that I should be planning something, organizing something, or creating new ideas to do something. I start re-doing... Continue Reading →

Nurses Week

As a nurse, we experience life touching moments with our patients. We rejoice together about new life, we too feel the pain of an unfortunate diagnosis, & we respect life that is lost. We are nurses, but we too are human. I was practicing my senior practicum on an antepartum, labor & deliery, and postpartum... Continue Reading →

QFC Deals!

QFC was having a Buy 6, Get $3 off deal on select items!! One of them was on Lean Cuisine frozen meals! Original price = $2.29/each but when you buy 6, Sale price = $1.78/each! Lean Cuisine x8 = $1.78/each (Original price = $2.29/each) Lean Cuisine x1 (Closeout deal) = $1.70 Eggo waffles x2 =... Continue Reading →

Heartache

Before nursing school, I was a volunteer on a med-surg floor at the University of Washington Medical Center. I was in the middle of taking my prerequisites to apply to nursing school and one of the requirements was to have 100 hours of volunteering. On the unit, I restocked linen and supplies, changed patients' bedding, delivered... Continue Reading →

Leap of Faith

About a year ago, I turned in my three weeks' resignation letter to start completely new. New hospital. New coworkers. New surgeons. Being the "new" person. Completing dozens of on-boarding computer modules. Not knowing where anything is. Learning new policies and procedures. And especially - a new patient population. Pediatrics. I have always loved interacting with... Continue Reading →

Don’t Be Sad

I always admired those who cared for sick children. I believe that working with kids it is rewarding, but at the same time very difficult. It takes a lot sometimes to hold back tears that are on the rim of your waterline when you empathize with a patient and a family. There are times where I find myself stressed... Continue Reading →

2017

Happy New Year! Honestly, I have been unfaithful to not only my blog, but as well as to my followers. Last year, here were some of my accomplishments: Pursued my passion of helping sick children by changing patient populations working as a RN in the operating room Helped my loving mother achieve the American Dream - by helping... Continue Reading →

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