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Things I was never told when moving to Seattle by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure In bullet form because it’s neat and I am feeling OCD at the moment. 44 degrees in Seattle is different then 44 degrees in say Santa Rosa, CA.  I am so incredibly c ... Read on »
Saturday Bullets: Mulder-lovin edition by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Last Saturday night, while watching and listening to the Annie and Burl show on Blog Talk Radio, I was having an adult beverage of the rum variety and was inspired to ... Read on »
This was going through Kim’s head by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure In roughly this sequence… Curiously strong mints…hmmm, why do they put that on the box?… …those mini altoids have little As on them… …I wonder if the big altoid ... Read on »
There is something very defi ... by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure There is something very definite about the way my mother says it, as if it is something I should have expected all along. I could go into the specifics of why my paren ... Read on »
Saturday Bullets: Givin’ Blood Edition by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Gave whole blood this morning, my second time in Washington State, doesn’t even hurt one bit and hopefully helps save some lives. Having two cats is not twice the w ... Read on »
World Diabetes Day by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Friday, November 14, 2008 is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure in the United States, it is estimated that 52 % of my patients are di ... Read on »
Bookworm by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure A very hard thanks to Paramedic SuperMonkey for not only being Super but for also awarding me with a Bookworm Award…aw, thanks man! So the rules are as follows: ... Read on »
Heard from above the SimMan by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Or Things said in Nursing School that will get you a bad nickname Me: I really need more practice with a penis… Group (collectively): Bawahhhhhhhh Back story: F ... Read on »
There isn’t always a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure There isn’t very often that one sees the beginning and the end of the rainbow, it isn’t very often that one could look towards the ground below and see where the colors ... Read on »
Saturday Bullets:Radio Star Edition by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I was a guest on the Doctor Anonymous show, you can hear me here, the show is about an hour long, I talk about dialysis, my future as a nurse and a few other things. ... Read on »
Blog Talk Radio by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Okay, one last request. Tonight at 9 pm EST I will be on Blog Talk Radio with the devilishly handsome Doctor Anonymous  talking about this very blog, my life so f ... Read on »
I got nothin’ by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure But Epi from Pink, Warm and Dry has a beautiful post about dialysis patients and being a medic… so go there for a quality post.        Read on »
Hope by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure There was hope in the streets of Seattle last night, I opened my windows and let it in.  I heard voices and couldn’t tell the difference of race, color, creed and sexual ... Read on »
Mark your calenders by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure On Friday, November 7th, 2008 at 9pm EST I will be on the Doctor Anonymous show on Blog Talk Radio. I would be incredibly greatful if you all could join me with any t ... Read on »
Dialysis and nursing school by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I have been asked several times if I am going to stay in dialysis after nursing school. To be honest I do not know the answer.  I figure I will always come back to it ... Read on »
Saturday Bullets: Holy Crap Edition by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure So I am trying this new thing since I haven’t been blogging regularly, I am going to sum up my week in bullet form, this does not mean I will not be blogging during the ... Read on »
Pacific Northwest Autumn by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Just a few pictures I took from my apartment complex… Of course these don’t do the scenery any justice but still pretty.        Read on »
Happy Halloween! by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure   Does it make me sad if I dressed up my cat in a little cat wig and tried to take pictures but then he was a little irritated by it and tried to scratch my face ... Read on »
Personal responsibility by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Where I work most of the patients use the same few lines: “My insurance pays for these supplies, it is my right to take them home” - after they are caught taking an e ... Read on »
Neighbors… by Kim Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure and why one day I will live on South Whidby Island, away from all the crazies. This happened this morning at approximitely 5 a.m. Neighbor: Ms. (insert Kim’s last ... Read on »