that's what i call love.
i was in the ICU today. my nurse’s patient that i was overseeing as well had metastatic lung cancer. she had gone through chemotherapy and had lost all her hair. she was crying and saying that she didn’t feel beautiful anymore. when her husband showed up, the first thing he did was kiss her and say “hello, gorgeous.” and he kept telling her she was beautiful, that she was...
10718.) Let's run away together. Just you and me....
this is what our hangouts consist of
val: say something funny, we need a tumblr quote.
jes: there you go
* jes: but, i didn't say that
* val: just pretend you did
COSTA RICA 2010 →
Spring break trip to Costa Rica doing public health and humanitarian services! currently top priority.
9973.) Just imagining anything less than straight...
jennalynn: (via blogsecret) Ahhh story of my life right now. Nursing program plzzz. still me too. how’d your first midterms go?!
summary of the last two day
- tube feeding - a lot of PO meds - dilaudid - a couple injections - hanged a few IVs - did a bed bath and hygiene - my patient was put into isolation so i was patient-free for today (did not want to be) - another patient told me i had nice hair (not included in this statement is that he was probably suffering from a bit of confusion. ok. a lot of confusion) - inserted an IV for the first time...
i need it to be wednesday night already.
sometimes, knowing you're alive somewhere on this...
brutally honest (true mark of friendship)
me: dude i'm so tired, i just took a nap in my car.
beena: yeah, you do look pretty haggard.
…if you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you -...– C.S. Lewis (via loveyourchaos) (via magic-fairy) (via comeawaywithmemybride) (via heisjealousforme) (via hoppipoppi) (via rainclown) (via mypeterpancomplex) (via myhearteatsbeats) (via finallyseeing) (via lovebot)
19 going on 47
jon: dude, guess how old that asian lady was? she was almost 30! but, she looked younger than me
hector: well, that makes sense. asians age well. look at vlad - he's 47 years old and has 3 kids and a pHd
me: it's true
activities of the past few days
i had patient care starting this week. tuesday, i had a female patient. i’ve never had a female patient so that was a new experience. but, she was a sweet old lady who was very understanding. she got discharged later that day so i ended up getting assigned to a new patient for wednesday. my new patient was a cancer survivor who had some pretty bad diseases. he was in chronic pain and was...
fuckyeahhappy: Don’t Stop Believin’-Glee Cast...
i forgot about your text till right now. sorry! but anyways, were you ever really planning on going to a samahan meeting? lol and yes, chemistry is a bitch but it’ll get better from there. it’s chemistry any other semester you take it so might as well get it over with now. at least that was my philosophy? ;) (and it pretty much has no relevance to anything we do in nursing school....
10203.) I hate the person that you've become.
I fall in love with someone about twice a week, but I’m starting to think that’s...– ZACH VANDEZANDE (via sleepanddream) (via lovebot)
guest speaker in public health class.
paramedic: she was 10 months pregnant. last i heard, you can only go up to 9. so she started yelling at me to "get it out! get it out!" and i told her "i didn't put it in!"
So i'll let you go. I'll set you free. And when...
i feel stagnant.
dumb bitch moment of the day
me: (@ the atm) M, why isn't my card coming out!? i've been waiting for like 2 minutes!
J: uh, for me i didn't even put my card in - i just inserted and withdrew quickly.
me: (looks at credit card in wallet) oh. yeah, let's not mention this. ever.
i'm really nervous/excited to start clinical...
not at all excited to have my alarm wake me up at 4:45 am to make it by 6:30 to La Jolla though. and! my first public health lecture tomorrow after clinical (if i make it back to campus on time)