Nurses are one of the many profession that has a night shift schedule. With exception to some departments such as outpatient clinics and day surgery units, most departments and units operate on a 24/7 basis therefore needing staff to work during the night. The schedules I have worked on here in the UK is...
All women, except on some special cases, go through a certain event each month or again, in some special cases, every couple of months. This particular event is not exactly a celebration and it involves cramping, groaning, binging, crying and so much more but on top of all that, it involves a lot of...
Now that my mom is here in London with me for a visit, I knew she just had to see Stonehenge and Bath. So I went ahead and booked a tour with Premium Tours through Groupon. My first time here was with a primary school friend, Isaac and I enjoyed it so I did...
During my break time at work, I was mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook news feed when I saw a post from Mirror UK that Eminem will be having a concert in London this year. At that moment, I was unsure if what I was seeing was real or is it just one of those...
I have always been puzzled by these water bottles I see around at work that the other nurses are carrying around because it has this plastic thing sticking out within the bottle itself. At first I thought it was for ice but I never really figured it out until I saw it online. Apparently,...
The OSCE, also known as the Objective Structured Clinical Examination, is the part 2 and last part of the NMC Test of Competence. I have taken mine and fortunately passed so I am sharing how I prepared for my OSCE to help those who are about to take it. Before I go on, let...
1 Jan
That would be the main thing I am thankful for as the year ends. If I say that “It has been tough…” or “It has been a rough ride…” then that would be an understatement. It has been extremely difficult without my husband and I would never forget those people who have helped and...
It is today that marks the first year my husband passed away. I fought a great deal of battle and I am aware that I would still be going through more in the following years to come. I have neglected so many things as I went through the first year without my husband who...
Hi Hal, I can’t remember the last time I wrote you a letter, but it’s devastating that the possibility of you reading this one is questionable. For more than 11 years we have been thorough in making sure that we would always communicate with each other in whatever ways possible. If one of us...
I am numb but it still hurts… I am strong but have no power… I am sane but hallucinating… I am not alone but still lonely… I am walking but have no direction… I am aware but in denial… I am well but still ill… I am composed but so furious… This is the...

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