The Best Gifts I’ve Received as an Influencer

AKA: The Stuff I Would Spend My Own Money On   As a Social Media Influencer, it’s no secret, yes you receive payment for product promotions, huge discounts, and lots of free gifts. Over the last five years I have received lots of things from shoes to security cameras, jewelry, hotel stays, scrubs, furniture, helicopter…

I’m Sick Of Buying Shoes

A post about the trials of trying to find the best shoes for nurses…and I think I’ve found them! The most frustrating parts of my job: 6 o’clock admissions Hudson/INCA Prongs (scroll to the bottom for a photo of this apparatus created by the devil himself) Working Thanksgiving and Christmas and trying to find a…

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Because let’s be honest, most of us like to shop… I hope that you all enjoy Thursday with a grateful heart, making memories with your family, and of course by paying homage to America’s Indigenous people and if you choose to shop in the days following, I hope that my Amazon store and my gift guide…

RN Shift Essentials

You know that feeling when you get on the unit and then realize: you left your lunch on the counter you can’t find your favorite water bottle or the barista messed up your coffee order or you’ve already lost your favorite pen! F#!@ I swear sometimes how you start your shift can really dictate how…

Compression Socks For Nurses

Yes, I wear compression socks! You’re probably thinking only old people wear compression socks, right? Or, “I’m a nurse, but I’m young, I don’t need to worry about varicose veins so I don’t need compressions socks.” WRONG. Compression socks: special socks that help decrease swelling, increase circulation, and help prevent DVT (deep vein thrombosis or…

Scrubs Style: My Top 3 Brands

Nurses work 8 to 12 hour shifts and for any nurse the shift essentials are probably: comfortable, high quality scrubs, good tennis shoes (read: sneakers), compression socks, a water bottle, and a great pen. I’ve purchased and been gifted dozens of scrubs, some that I only wear every now and then and some that I…