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Writing for Writing’s Sake by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing There are times when I want to sit and write about the simple things.  The things I avoid writing about because I don’t think anyone would care.  Mainly wrapped around my ... Read on »
Eleven Years by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Keeping a blog alive for any amount of time takes an immense amount of work, patience and dedication.  Those who possess this dedication to stay the course have my respect ... Read on »
10,000 Hours by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Same shit, different day, same struggle Slow motion as time slips through my knuckles Nothing beautiful about it, no light at the tunnel ... Read on »
Focus on Not Focusing by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Ten years is a long time in blog years.   I have witnessed the community evolve: -writing anonymously  to  -writing semi-anonymously to  -”bei ... Read on »
The Year of Exploration by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing As 2014 is looming on my door step, I am once again reflecting on the past, and thinking about the future. The fact that my blog is now 10 years and 2 months old has enhan ... Read on »
The Day the World Stood Still by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I have no idea why I titled this post as such.  Maybe it is because I finally feel ready to write again.  So much time has passed that it seems foreign to me.  Like an old ... Read on »
Tell Me About Flight Nursing by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I was asked to assist a nursing student with a project in which he needed to explore a specific type of nursing of his choice. I was honored and excited that he chose fli ... Read on »
The 10 Responsibilites of the Long Form Blogger by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing During my time with Mike and Sean , two icons in the medical and nursing blogospheres, I began thinking about why being a long form blogger is so difficult to maintain ove ... Read on »
No Shit, There I was by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing When I was in the Army, the best stories began with:  “No shit, there I was . . .” When that slid off of a soldier’s tongue, you knew you we ... Read on »
Return of the Girl by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing So, I took an unscheduled sabbatical.  Yup.  And it was one of the best things I have ever done.  After years of blogging and growing up with social media I was told by my ... Read on »
Summer Drought by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing All things happen in cycles. Unfortunately, I am currently in the “White Cloud” part of my work cycle. That means, dear readers, that I have been the anti-flight nurse. ... Read on »
Summer Drought by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing All things happen in cycles. Unfortunately, I am currently in the “White Cloud” part of my work cycle. That means, dear readers, that I have been the anti-flight nurse. Gr ... Read on »
Flight Nurse’s Hierarchy of Needs by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I can tell how much time I have spent at the hangar by how unorganized my life becomes. It is all I can do to ensure the laundry is done, there is food in the fri ... Read on »
Flight Nurse’s Hierarchy of Needs by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I can tell how much time I have spent at the hangar by how unorganized my life becomes. It is all I can do to ensure the laundry is done, there is food in the fridge a ... Read on »
Social Media Burnout & Rebranding Reponse to Mike by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Today, Mike posted this video about social media burnout on his blog Family Medicine Rocks . After discussion with Mike about rebranding, I thought this ... Read on »
Night Shift by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Working night shift wears me out. We do a lot of “swing shifts” from days (7a-7p) to mids (10a-10p) to nights (7p-7a). Fortunately, in-house rules exist as to how we ... Read on »
After Seven and a half years, crzegrl.net becomes FlightEMS.com by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Seven and a half years is a long time. My very first post on crzegrl was on 12 November 2011 , a fitting date for me as so many major events have happened on that day for ... Read on »
Sunrise through the Hangar—View from My Office by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Tuesday Sunrise through the Hangar Door It has been quite some time since I posted a view from my “Office Window.” During our on-coming shift aircraft checks, ... Read on »
crzegrl Guest Speaker? Yup, 2011 Michigan Trauma Symposium by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing “The Impact of Alcohol on Trauma” On 24 March I am speaking at the Michigan Trauma Symposium in Grand Rapids, Michigan . Every year, the symposium rotates ... Read on »
Chaos and Not Much Order–How to get things done by Emily M. Registered Nurse Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I must, on an almost hourly basis (or even more frequently!), remind myself that planning my work day is neigh unto impossible. Not only is it impossible, but even after s ... Read on »