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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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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 »
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 »
Request for a quick "no" vote by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Beloved readers - the Denver Post is currently running an opinion poll on whether the state of Colorado should pass a law that would prohibit freestanding emergency rooms fr ... Read on »
Volume 3235 by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Peak vs. pique A singer's career peaks. A clever billboard piques your interest.  ~e~ Read on »
What I Learned About Customer Service Last Week, Episode 2 by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing So, picking up where I left off in the previous rant... We spent the first night in the spacious luxury of our new rooms and boarded the rental minivan the next morning ... Read on »
What I Learned About Customer Service Last Week, Episode 1 by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Most of you have heard me rant at some point about customer service.  It's long been a personal soapbox, and it's become a professional one in the past year too.  I have ver ... Read on »
Don't get too close, It's dar ... by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Don't get too close, It's dark inside. It's where my demons hide – It's where my demons hide.                    -Imagine Dragons,  Demons ~e~ Read on »
Happy Birthday, Hayley!! by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing 15 years ago today, I became a mom. Up until that point, I had no idea how much my life would change. I didn't realize the size of the blank space in my heart, nor did I ant ... Read on »