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Erica P. Registered Nurse

Colorado Springs, Colorado
I'm an ER nurse, a single mom, a writer, an editor, and the poster child for ADD. I drink too... Full Bio
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Mental Image of the Night by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Imagine, if you will... A pretty little girl in the passenger seat after ballet class, cheeks flushed and hair in a bun... Billows of plum-colored tulle and chiffon fill her ... Read on »
Thankful by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Traditionally we've always done our Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, a remnant of the days when we both worked shiftwork and got stuck working on Thanksgiving day. So, today ... Read on »
There. Is. No. Magic. Bullet. by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Public service announcement time, folks. There is no quick fix. There is no instant answer. There is no effortless solution to your woes.  Not for weight loss. Not for be ... Read on »
A Bitch-Slap From Ma Nature by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing ...winter has arrived with an icy blast.   ~e~ Read on »
Bad Spellers of the World, UNTIE!! by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Hey, Ass-clown somewhere in the neighborhood... If you're going to try to be funny with your WiFi name, you can't misspell.  Government agencies screw up (CDC)... but ... Read on »
Ahhhh, parenthood. by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Conversation with Kyle on the way to school this morning: Me:  "Wow, Buddy, you stink. Did you fart?" Kyle: "I don't think so..." Me: "Well is it your breath?" ... Read on »
...and this is where he gets it. by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing A week or so ago, I posted a picture of the chip dip where Kyle had "put it back."  Imagine my dismay upon returning home today after running errands to find this: ... Read on »
Today's sign I'm getting old and wretched by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing ... Having been without my Zantac 150 for the last two days, I find myself in the Walgreens parking lot, fumbling around in the bag and ripping the seal off the bottle like ... Read on »
Proof that my kids pack my ADD gene: by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing This is where the chip dip ended up the other day, after Kyle was finished with his snack. ~e~ Read on »