“Nurses eat their young.” Two sides of the story

“Nurses eat their young”, is one of the most popular sayings in the nursing world. Most nurses become familiar with this phrase the minute they are accepted to a nursing program. The phrase has been interpreted and sometimes misinterpreted and misused for years. But what exactly does it mean? The...

The secrets I have Learned for a Balanced, Healthy Life

See full disclosure  When I think of a Balanced, Healthy Life the first thing that used to pop in my brain was a lean-muscled, pretty, young woman, laughing as she strolled along a picturesque beach, with fine white sand under her toes and the beautiful, clear blue water in the...

Four Important Lessons Every New Writer Should Know.

In this post I will go over the important lessons I have learned and that every aspiring writer should know up front. That’s the only way to be successful. I’ve heard a lot of people say, “I could write a book about all my past experiences”. And the first...

It All Started With A DREAM

Well, my current novel all started with a dream. Yes. A literal dream. About three years ago, I went to bed and had the most amazing dream about a pair of twins. It felt so real to me that when I woke up and found out I had been dreaming, I...

Four Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Nursing

Getting accepted into nursing school was one of the proudest moments of my life. I envisioned crisp white uniforms, rounding in the hospital with a clipboard in hand. I imagined sitting down and charting at a relaxed pace on my sick, but not dying, appreciative, pleasant and polite patients. I...

Nurse to Aspiring Writer- Save The Date !!!!

Let me start by saying that I have always wanted to publish a book one day.  But life sort of got in the way. I got to a point when the thought of writing seemed a long-lost dream from my distant past. The present-day “me” did not have the...

From Nurse to Aspiring Writer

My name is Wendy “Sekkori”,  and welcome to my first blog. (Clapping excitedly by myself). As the title implies, I am a nurse and I love to read novels and write short stories. I love my job as a registered nurse, I have been doing it for over ten...

T’is the Season-Give the Gift of Kindness to a Nurse

This holiday season there are almost three million people who will not get to spend time with their families and friends. They will have to choose which holiday they “prefer” to give up and go to work. This is a time they are giving up that would have been...