Musings of a Nightshift Nurse

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Nail the Nursing Interview

Nail the Nursing Interview

Ahh the nursing interview. I don’t know why these interviews have to be so intimidating but here you are, prepping for a panel of people to ask you questions that make you contemplate your adequacy as a nurse. I’m here to help you prepare for your interview, […]

New Year’s Resolution Printout!

New Year’s Resolution Printout!

Hey better late then never right? They say people with written goals are 50% more likely to achieve them compared to those who don’t. I’ve always written mine down annually and tape them up in a place I can see every day. This year, I […]

9 Days in Egypt

9 Days in Egypt

Wow, what an amazing trip! I’ve wanted to go to Egypt forever, and always struggled with finding someone crazy enough to go with me. I travelled with one of my best friends from nursing school, and we decided it would be safest (and easiest) to see […]

Makeup that LASTS through a 12 hour shift

Makeup that LASTS through a 12 hour shift

You all know the feeling. When you finally get a chance to go to the bathroom at 4am and look at yourself in the mirror in horror. Like, I think my ICU patient who’s been here for 3 weeks looks better than me right now…UGH. And […]

The Best of Dubai in 2 Days

The Best of Dubai in 2 Days

Dubai is one of those cities unlike anywhere else in the world. With it being a popular layover spot in the Middle East, I was easily tempted to fly out a few days before my Egypt trip to see what I could in that time […]

My Tips for Surviving Night Shift

My Tips for Surviving Night Shift

Currently writing to you from the nurse’s station at 0300. Welcome to the night shift. Although there is a constant struggle of merely living your daily life, I do love night shift for a variety of reasons, and don’t plan on leaving the dark side […]

Visiting Nashville for CMA Fest

Visiting Nashville for CMA Fest

Hey everyone! Sorry I’ve been slightly MIA, life has been crazy busy! A few weeks ago I came back from an awesome first trip to Nashville and I’ll give you guys my thoughts on attending the Country Music Awards Festival, as well as some spots […]

A Year In Review – My Hiking Accident

A Year In Review – My Hiking Accident

Wow. I can’t believe it’s really been a year since my hiking accident last summer. To be honest, it seems like it’s been 5 years, as this has definitely been the longest and toughest year of my life. I debated whether or not to post […]

Summer Beauty Trends for 2017

Summer Beauty Trends for 2017

So who else did a massive haul at Sephora for their VIB Rouge sale?! I finally bought some items that have been on my list for awhile and stocked up on some popular summer beauty trends. Here’s what I’ve loved this month! Smashbox’s Be Legendary Liquid […]

Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week

So it’s Nurse’s Week. Every year, this comes around each May, and you usually get a free bag or mug from work as some sort of an appreciation gift for what we do. Aside from the fact that we’ve received like, 5 lunch bags from work […]