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  • Mother Jones RN
    Mother Jones RN

    December 4, 2006 at 3:16 pm

    Blogging is fun and it’s been great for my mental health. Thank you, Kim, for encouraging me to start my blog.


  • Rita Schwab
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    December 4, 2006 at 3:28 pm

    A word of caution for new bloggers. Even if you blog “anonymously” as in, you don’t publicly post your name or location, keep in mind that if someone with a few internet sleuthing skills really wants to figure out who you are, they can.

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  • Universalhealth

    December 5, 2006 at 7:49 am

    Another nurse blogger here. I focus on nursing history, extant issues, nursing’s influence (or lack thereof) on health policy and on legislation and more. Come visit, comment and contribute.

    Your blog is a terrific one! I hope it’s OK for me to add a link to my blogroll.

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    and never, ever post a photo that is remotely recognizable to show what city or hospital you work at…………or you could get stalked to the point of leaving.

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    This has nothing whatsoever to do with blogging, but how the heck could Barbie pull a *real* nursing shift in those shoes???

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    Thanks Kim for encouraging me to start my own blog. I read about your site in the AACN newspaper I just received in the mail. Great job! I’ve learned so much just from browsing your blog. Thanks for sharing.

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    December 11, 2006 at 1:44 pm

    Thanks Kim,
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    January 28, 2007 at 11:24 am

    Hi there! I completed my first blog here today. Thanks for your advice!!

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