Story archives - tag: "nurse"


A hospice nurse I work with told our patient that he looks "like death warmed over" and thinks it's okay because it was a joke.

tags: hospice death inappropriate nurse [add]

2012-02-09 18:34:44 / Rating: 285 /


Upon seeing the horrified look on my mother's face and watching the nurse clamor into the room as the heart monitor flat lined, my 5-year-old brother brightly responded, "Look what I can do!"

tags: brother hospital nurse [add]

2010-04-19 16:44:42 / Rating: 543.5 /

never the same

I watched her tiny tummy sucking in, her skin pulling tight against her ribs, her hand involuntarily closing on my index finger as she struggled for every breath, and I thought, "One day, is one day too much to ask?"

tags: baby birth sick dying father dad daddy hospital serious drama doctor nurse emergency funeral death [add]

2008-12-22 15:51:17 / Rating: 1097.25 /


I couldn't figure out why my boyfriend didn't like me to kiss his ears until I realized his mother is an ears-nose-throat nurse.

tags: boyfriend ears mom nurse [add]

2008-12-09 09:57:01 / Rating: 472.5 /

Joker in a Dress

The Halloween store clerk looked surprised when I asked for a non-slutty nurse costume.

tags: halloween surprise costume nurse [add]

2008-10-30 22:14:28 / Rating: 710.75 /

Bottoms Up

It figures: the one time I get a hot-looking nurse, it's for my colonoscopy.

tags: humor medical nurse embarrassment [add]

2008-07-29 13:52:30 / Rating: 768.25 /


I was nearly sent to the hospital because I could not convince the school nurse that my head had always been this shape.

tags: childhood nurse school humor [add]

2006-08-18 12:27:29 / Rating: 2471.75 /