Congrats! You’ve done some research & decided to be a nurse. Whether its a first career choice or second (third or fourth) career choice, choosing the type of program that works best for you can be daunting. When choosing the best degree route, you have to choose what’s right for your pockets, lifestyle & goals.… Continue reading ADN or BSN? Choosing a Nursing Program
After being a loose natural for 8 years, I loc'd my hair & wanted to be free of excessive hair routines. There are many different schools of thought on the best hair care for locs & it can be overwhelming. Everyone has a different loc care philosophy, but I centered the choices I made for… Continue reading Simple Loc Maintenance Routine
COVID-19 is the topic of conversation right now. The United States & many countries around the world are on lock down. Businesses, schools, colleges, restaurants, stores have shut their doors &, if able, sent their employees home. There's no toilet paper, hand sanitizer, or cleaning supplies to be found in stores. This virus has spread… Continue reading Pleas From a Nurse: COVID – 19
Happy New Year & hello 2020! January marks my 1.5 years as a practicing RN & I thought it would be fitting to discuss the Year of the Nurse for my first post of the decade ;). The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated 2020 the years of the nurse. Their website notes they have… Continue reading The Year of The Nurse
What is with the recent devaluing of nurses that I've seen lately on social media? More specifically on black twitter. Why is it a problem that black women want to be nurses? Why am I seeing tweets like the ones pictured? Has the black community tricked people into becoming nurses? Is something wrong with wanting… Continue reading Do Ya’ll Really Wanna Be Nurses?
Nursing can be a great career, & in my eyes has the potential to be much better. Those of us who become nurses know the blood sweat & tears that go into achieving those letters behind our names, so why is it that nurses are leaving the profession? A survey done by RN network (view… Continue reading Nurses Leaving the Profession
So you want to be a registered nurse? That's the career path you've chosen & now you have to get into nursing school. How do you do that? Let's talk about it! The first step is choosing your program type: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). The nursing profession… Continue reading Getting Into Nursing School