Tag: Nursing

This Post Shows How Hard and Beautiful Nursing Is

Nurses see the best and worst in people. They see some people make amazing recoveries, and others take their last, painful breath. Nothing about nursing is easy—so how do they do it?   Kelsey Van Fleet, an ICU nurse, gave some insight into how stressful and exhausting her life is—and why it’s still worth it in the end.   Today I woke up feeling like I had a hangover. I’m starting my 4 day break from the ICU, after working 6 of the last 8… Posted by Kelsey Van Fleet on Thursday, September 1, 2016...

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Miss Colorado Skips The Talent Portion, Delivers A Heartfelt Monologue About Nursing

For all the criticism and cynicism that occasionally abounds concerning beauty pageants and the contestants within them, it’s also clear that most folks just regard it is as a good bit of fun and a nod back to a bygone era. Every now and then however, something comes up in a pageant that showcases not just how different and great they can sometimes be, but also the immense quality and grace of some of the people involved within them. This is very much the case today. We catch up with Kelley Johnson (aka Miss Colorado) competing in Miss America...

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