It still astounds me how fast and unforgiving fate's hands can be. How can a life be so quickly and relentlessly taken... Without any fucking remorse?
As we frantically tried to save your life, You muttered so calmly... "Can someone please call my wife?"
I'm tired of seeing faces covered with dirty masks... All emotion now hidden by cotton subtasks.
They asked me whether or not she could still hear... So I held my phone patiently against a dying woman's ear...
Sometimes I feel like an undertowhas swept me up. Forcibly suffocating, pulling, and dragging me so much farther out than I thought I'd ever be able to go...
The worst thing about a code blue... Is when the doctor finally throws in the towel... And you're left there looking at an empty body... Realizing there's nothing else anyone can ever do.
How did it feel when your mind left your body... and you were declared dead. Those stunning green eyes once filled with life... now hidden by those black, fixed pupils. Your every orifice now holds tubes... only to preserve what's left of you. But not for you. For someone deserving of life... or perhaps a … Continue reading Declared
Last night my patient was told she had two months to live. Maybe more, maybe less... She sat there listening to what the doctor had to say about her poor prognosis, tears building behind her eyes. He tenderly answered her questions, leaving her no more further scenarios to ponder within her bald head. He left. … Continue reading Two Months
I'll hold your hand when your family's not here, to comfort your death during this quarantine my dear. I know you don't understand what this lock-down has done, you're simply confused and scared my sweet demented one. But one visitor a day is all that's allowed, and sadly you'll get none for the fear that … Continue reading I’ll Stay
I got called into my nursing supervisors office today... So... there I am eating my chalky ass protein bar at the nurses station and my supervisor comes over and says, "I need to talk to you". Fucking great right? So I go into her office sweaty as all fuck as she sits me down and … Continue reading Chapstick