Someone Called Her 'Just A Nurse,' So She Told Them What Being A Nurse Is  All About

Someone Called Her ‘Just A Nurse,’ So She Told Them What Being A Nurse Is All About

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); We all know how hard it is to be a doctor, but we don’t think enough about how much nurses do for us. All the soap opera-ish TV shows and accolades are bestowed upon doctors, while nurses often get the short end of the stick. But nurses are the first people we see when we arrive at the doctor’s office or hospital, and they often do the most personal work: asking what’s wrong, checking vitals, and taking blood. Caitlin Brassington ran into this attitude when an acquaintance at the grocery store said something that upset her. Later that day, Caitlin wrote: “‘Just a Nurse’. I am just home from a busy shift, looking very ordinary in my scrubs. On the way home today I stopped at the shop for milk and saw an acquaintance. She has never seen me in uniform and said that she didn’t […]

Mother's Dying Wish Granted After A Nurse Agrees To Take Care Of Her Son.

Mother’s Dying Wish Granted After A Nurse Agrees To Take Care Of Her Son.

When Tricia Somers, a single mother of one, found out she had cancer, she wanted to find a way to help her son. Her devastating diagnosis was a rare, terminal form of vascular cancer in her liver. She wouldn’t be around for long, so she asked a huge favor of a nurse she just met. 45-year-old Somers asked her nurse, Tricia Seamen, if she would take care of her 8-year-old boy, Wesley. When the disease took the mother’s life, she wanted Ms. Seamen to adopt her son. Seaman was already a mother of three teenage girls and a 10-year-old boy. She talked it over with her husband, and as fate would have it, the couple had alread been thinking about adopting a child. They were approved to become foster parents last fall, just as Somers was diagnosed with the cancer. (Source: ABC News) There are some awesome people in this […]