The Good Hearted Nurse and the Last Unicorn

It was one of those ordinary beautiful days in the Kingdom of Change… and Magic, the Last Unicorn, had spent the whole morning prancing around the flower filled meadow talking and playing with the butterflies, the birds, the bees and the squirrels before he...

Modern Nurses or Gladiators?

When I began nursing, the focus on “service” for its own sake was a virtue in itself. If you embarked on a profession that had “service” as a core value, everyone assumed you had a good character. When I finished nursing school I expected to “take care of” the...

Nursing’s Shameful Secret

Okay, so I’ve decided to call us on it upfront–to say it right out so everyone can hear it. Why? Because I know no other way to try to destroy the crazy-insane stereotypes of nursing that most lay people and many nurses still believe. Does the public know...

Baby Seals and Nurses…

Baby Seals and Nurses! The problem isn’t even that Healthcare is a business, it’s that it’s bad business. Now, I bet you’re wondering how I came to that conclusion or maybe you’re figuring, “Wow, that woman is a real brain trust!” No, No, stick with me. I’ll explain....