42 year old female, married with two great kids, a daughter, 16, and a son, 9. They are my life and keep me quite busy. Professionally, I am a registered nurse, and have been for over 20 years now. I have worked in just about every aspect of the medical field/Nursing
[More], but with the bulk of my experience being in "Med-Surg" (which is the pish-posh...a little bit of everything), Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Dialysis, Ortho, Neuro, Head Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, to name just a few. I also briefly worked in a Suboxone clinic which was a very interesting and educational experience for me! I thought I understood a lot about addiction, but boy did I learn a lot!
I truly LOVE being a nurse! I have a LOT of personal experience with anxiety disorders and depression, and addiction has managed to touch my life indirectly more than once (having a close loved one go through it), so those are two issues near and dear to my heart that I have had quite a lot of experience dealing with also.
I live in SW PA on several acres of land....very picturesque and pretty. Haven't been converted into a farmer's wife YET, although hubby is working on it. I am very honored be a community leader in several forums here on MH: Anxiety, Depression, Phobias, and Pre-Diabetes and Adoption. I'm proud to be a CL here at MedHelp, I enjoy "meeting" new people, and watching people help one another. It's very rewarding! I will answer PMs when I can, so if you've sent me a message, please be patient. Most of my time is spent in the "trenches", or the forums, answering questions. I hope you enjoy MH as much as I do!
Hi, nursegirl6572! I just wanted to say thank you for all of your kind words. You have brought a lot of easiness and peace to my heart with the things you've said to me. Thank you so much.
And I also noticed that you live near me :)
Add me as a friend if you'd like. I'd like to talk with you some more.
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