Surgical Crosswords
Words & Eccentricities

Surgical Crosswords

I’m a proud product of the often misinterpreted Nursing boom. Cynthia Villar and all that bruhaha. ūüôā And I admit to¬†being¬†a volunteer nurse at the shocking age of 28. But there are 54 patients in this ward, some on Balkan frames, tractions and casts, others with colostomies, tracheostomies and¬†a¬†multitude of drains and pains.¬†And¬†as long as … Continue reading

Words & Eccentricities

A Sairy Gamp’s Metamorphosis: How I’ve Come to Love Nursing, Every Amber-Stained, Stinking Step of the Way…

It started with a choice: to serve Humanity or to write broken sonnets for the rest of my life. Guess what? I found myself, all 4 feet and 11 inches, standing next to a measuring tape on a wall at Franklin Hall. With just this final requirement as entry to the College of Nursing, I … Continue reading