Stress plus long hours usually equals unhealthy food choices and nearly nonexistent exercise. But as these four RNs have clearly proven, beating the battle of the bulge is entirely doable.
Anne Goldschadt, a nurse in the mental health unit at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn, nurtured her desire to draw since she was a little girl. And she continues to do soâ€”even on the job.
She fell into nursing, then fell in love with it. How would she reconcile this new all-consuming liaison with her passion for poetry? It wasn’t until the sudden loss of a patient that she pulled out her old notebooks and discovered the rhythms of a dual career as a nurse and poet.