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Good morning! My name is Andrea (Dre'a for short). I am a new RN with 1 month of experience, however, I have worked in as a CNA/PCT/PCA for at least 7 years. I graduated May of this year and worked very hard to save up to pay for the licensure exam and state boards while studying at the same time! I currently work in an acute long term care facilty in Jacksonville, FL which the patients that need care are a cross between PCU/CCU and med/surg.

I used to work the night shift 2 years ago and now I'm back! I enjoy working night shifts because I don't have to worry about the "hustle & bustle" of day shift and I have time to truly assess my patients, research their charts and meds.

I am also not a stranger to sparkpeople (SP). I left for a while and now I am back and excited to see that there is a group devoted to night shift nurses! So, if there is any advice any one may have, I am like a sponge! I am very determined to learn from the "spicy" nurses as well as those with some "spice!" emoticon

OK, enough of my chatter! I look forward to meeting all of you! Talk to you soon!



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Hi, I'm Kay and have been and RN for 43 years. I work full time nights on an acute brain injury rehab unit in Missouri. Most of my prior experience has been ER/ICU, and I honestly have to say that ER is my first love in nursing. I've gained weight slowly over years. I tried SparkPeople a couple of years ago, lost quite a bit of weight and quit. Now the weight is back plus more, so it's time to start again.

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Welcome to this awesome web site and welcome to the great career of nursing! Do not follow the path, instead go where there is no path and leave a trail!!

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I too am new to this web site and digging it! Several nurses at our hospital are also doing this as well. I work in CCU in Missouri as well. Welcome!

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I have been a R.N. for 20 years and I have worked nights for probably 12 of those years. I love the night shift but it does create problems with diet and working out. I work in an ICU in Mo. I like being a nurse. emoticon

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Welcome Barbara! Hi Everyone!

I too am relatively new to sparkspeople (12/2008). But so far I'm loving it.

ER nurse, 7 p to 7 am. Also seriously Type A. Don't think you can do critical care without a bit of that. But it can and does cause problems in other areas of my life.

Loving Sparks, this is the best motivation I've had to date. Working out like I'm supposed to and logging everything I eat really has made a difference.

Have a great night/day all!!!

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4/6/09 6:05 A

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Hi, I am a 6p to 6a nurse in the Cardiovascular ICU. I passed CCRN in February and love my career. I work with a great group of very interesting people. With the same 10 pounds to lose that I have lost over and again for the last 20 years (I am 50)I am hoping joining a group can increase my motivation. My hobby is photography, I adore my granddaughters (3) and am a seriously type A person. My problems are my tendency to be a slug given half a chance and difficulty sleeping (anyone conquered the sleep thing?)My husband is such the day person, my noc shift makes life interesting. Thats enough for now.

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HI!
I am new to Sparkpeople, and am happy to find a group of people struggling with the same issues I face. I am an RN in the Cardio-Thoracic ICU in Michigan. I also have 2 kids- 11 and almost 3, and between them, working, and being tired, I struggle with eating right and getting enough exercise. This is going to be my year, though!

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Keep on keeping on!

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Hello fellow night shifters!
I've been a nurse since 1983, most of it working nights. Currently I work 12 hr nights 7p to 7a. My job is kind of different in that I carry a beeper and trouble shoot in a 400 bed hospital in Minneapolis, MN. I'm very excited to find a group of like minded people to travel this path with, as I believe that the hours we work make things even a bit more challenging when it comes to steady, consistent routines that are part of losing weight and getting fit. Like how do you record your food intake when it covers 2 days, during your over night shift?
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I'me still pretty new to this game as I've only been an oncology nurse for about two years now. I found that when I worked day shift my weight remained steady but when I switched back to nocs the pounds started adding up. Glad to here I'm not alone. Let the weight loss begin!

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5/9/08 10:01 A

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welcome ladies. glad you are here

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5/7/08 7:41 A

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I just completed my second week on my program and my night shift eating plan is working thus far. The hardest thing is my first night on, since I have to eat during the day as well as eat overnight. I keep my breakfast low calorie and i eat around 8 am. i have a snack around 1-2 pm and eat lunch at 4pm. I pack my dinner and eat it at 10 pm then have another snack around 3am. before bed in the morning i have something light. The calories i eat overnight are part of the previous day and my light breakfast before going to bed are calories from that day. It's a little tricky but it has kept me satisfied and not snacking on break-rom goddies.



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5/6/08 9:25 P

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Hey Everyone,

I'm Genevieve. I've been a nurse for almost 12 years. Currently I work in Adult ICU, and before that Peds ICU. I've always done the night shift thing, but never figured out the "eatting thing". So I hope to find a way, and get this weight off me!

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4/29/08 12:48 P

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Hi! My name is Tara. I'm, new to Spark.. I am a nurse in the Neonatal ICU. Have been a nurse for 18 years. I just recently went to nights and would love some pointers for managing eating overnight and avoiding the dreaded breakroom!!!



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Welcome Sabrina and DXASSILLY & Cassidyanne!
DX--I found a local group by searching for my city and state. He has really helped me as it gives me local people to hold me accountable in my town. we get together to walk and just have fun!

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4/24/08 4:17 A

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Hi ALL. I am about to graduate and become an RN; I currently work nights as a aide and plan to work nights as a Nurse. The last year of school has not helped my waist line nor has being in a relationship... my boyfriend eats french fries and oreos four time a week or more and I have started to pick up some of his habits. Needless to say I was 300 pounds this last Christmas and he doesn't mind but I do. My resting heart rate is in the 80's and I feel awful. I hope my stress will go down with graduation but know work will be just as hard. There is no ideal time to make a life change you just have to do it... so I am and hope to both give and receive motivation on this site and with this group. Any suggestions on how to navigate this site or what groups might suit as well as a local or long distance buddy would be greatly appreciated. Good luck to everyone and I hope see a lot less of you all each day :)

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Hi all

My name is Sabrina. I'm a new grad, I've been working nights for 3 months. I work 12 hour shifts 1930-0800. I don't mind the nights, my issue is that I have gained 20 pounds since graduating and starting the job. I can't blame it all on the job, I have loads of stressors in my life these last few months. I need help with an eating routine, such as times to eat, how to fit in exercise, when is the best time to weigh, etc...

I look forward to getting to know you all.

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Making the absolute best of ourselves is not an easy task. It is a pleasurable pursuit...but it requires patience, persistence, and perseverance" - Sarah Ban Breathnach




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KAILEE56 Posts: 2
4/17/08 4:07 P

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Hi Casadeannie,

I know what you mean about days goofing up your schedule. Having worked nights most of my life, and evenings through Jr. High and High School, days was a nightmare. Trying to go to sleep at 9 pm when my body didn't want to even think about sleep until 2 am! Sure, sunrise is nice.......... when you see it on your way home, but give me the sunsets.

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Hello to all. I am not new yet due my crazy schedule and changes at the hospital it has turned my world off kilter because I let it. I let it take away me taking care of me. Well I am here to take it back. No more going in during the day!! I need my night schedule. I have been doing it to long to change and it messes my routine up. I hope everyone is having a great day or night! Here's to the night!!!

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Welcome Kailee!
We can all relate to everything you wrote!
I'm glad you found us!
Best Wishes on your journey!


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Welcome to the team. Good luck getting back in the swing of things. Good luck with the weight loss too.

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4/16/08 3:49 P

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Yeah! I'm back to bedside nursing on nights.

I love nights. I've been an ICU nurse for 27 years, working nights for all but the last 3.5 when I was talked into days, injured by a family member "helping", and then spent 2.5 years trying to get Workman's Comp to authorized the back surgery that should have been done within 5 months. Got the surgery in August and now I'm back at the bedside at a different hospital.

After those 2.5 years of not being able to walk very much, I gained weight and lost muscle. I believe my favorite ice cream was on sale (2 for 1) the entire first year of my inactivity. I know because I drowned my sorrows in it. Yes, most of my clothes are now in the "Breathing Optional" category. Thank God for scrubs.

In the past, there was little food on nights, unless you wanted to count graham crackers/juice/milk as a meal. Usually, if there was food, it was only fried/grilled sandwiches or leftovers from dinner in a cafeteria that was too far away to access on a regular basis. I ended up fasting 3 nights/week. Not smart, but it kept my weight stable.

Where I am now, my fellow nurses order out ALL the time. To compound that, staffing is bad and the charge nurses think we will forget the terrible assignments if they feed us. I think they have a standing order for pizzas, sheet pans of muffins, and 3 pound boxes of cookies. I find myself either ordering out and then feeling that I need to eat what I bought, or stuffing my self with cold pizza and muffins.

Anyway, I found Sparks today. WOW. This is the first time I've seen anything for weight loss that didn't start out as boot camp! You know, "Empty your refrigerator. Empty your pantry. Life as you know it is now over" I was absolutely floored and thrilled to find a site that says, "Start out slow. Make a few changes to get started. We want to incorporate into your life, not tear it apart and start from scratch".

And then to find NIGHT NURSES!!!

Does life get any better? I don't think so.



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Welcome LAYDIEJ and RNPEDS! Hope everyone is great today. I'm thinking of switching to the 12-12 timeline. I currently do the time I wake up until I go to sleep the next morning. Sometimes its a 26hr day for me...
I then have a short day the night I don't go to work after getting home that morning because I slept a lot of the day and only really eat dinner.
Happy Monday!

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HI I'M NEW TO THIS TEAM THOUGHT SINCE I'M UP LATE MIGHT AS WELL JOIN THE NIGHT NURSES. USE TO WORK 2 16HR SHIFT PER WEEK. NOW I WORK 8HR SHIFT 3 - 4 DAYS WHEN I CAN. LOOKING FOR A MORE PERMANENT SCHEDULE. GOING BACK TO SCHOOL TO BE A R.N CURRENTLY LPN.




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4/13/08 11:11 P

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Just introducing myself here. I was referred by mum2five. Im a peds rn, night shift 7p-7a 3 times a week and i love it! went to columbia nursing school. Starting my masters online for PNP. I'm on SB diet for a month now and already lost 4.7 lbs. I need to try and figure out this site. It looks a bit confusing cuz there is so much on here.

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4/13/08 10:14 P

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WElcome to the site!! I have read from others to just pick a time that works for you and keep track of it as a 24 hours thing rather than so much a day. I follow 2400-2400, mostly because that's when that Nutrition Tracker changes over. Some do 0800-0800, others 1200-1200. I guess its your call as long as you are consistent in how you keep track of things during the days you work as well as the days you are off. So is it snowing in your neck of the woods also? We had a blanket of the white stuff here in Wisconsin on Saturday Morning. I think that spring is passing us by!!!!!

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oh my God I cant believe I found you guys! Another spark friend sent me this link. I was starting my own team because i didnt think there was one like this. I guess i didnt look hard enough. I'm excited now though. rejoined spark last week and I'm looking for advice as to when to eat and which day w to log foods since we work over two days. i do 3 12s 7p-7a labor and delivery, Michigan. many diet counselors ie weight watchers, gym instructors have no idea how to suggest successful diet/exercise into our crazy schedules. looking for a lot of help.

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Welcome to the team! Good luck.

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Thanks for the advise. We don't have the aides either and I try to help out where I can, but some nights when the whole unit is slow the food just looks like a nice alternative. I have been walking around the hosital when I get munchie. That helps, I make sure I take the stairs too. As far as thinking the food is gross, well I spent 10 years in the Army traveling around the world, its hard to look at a plater full of cookies, or any other baked good and think its gross after eating some of the things I have during my tours. I'll just keep plugging away I guess. Thanks again

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Welcome Winnie- I HATE day shift too. Best wishes on your journey

Hello Ric- Love the bald head. I have a thing for bald heads...
Okay, so your question is how do you not eat the stuff people bring and leave out? Hmmm, well you just don't. Gosh, I thought I was going to have a great answer, but the fact is you just keep walking past it. Make sure you like what you pack. I never know what I may want, so I pack A LOT of different things.
You can also pretend or imagine it's gross. Sometimes it may actually be... I am not an eater of left over day shift pizza or snacks "some" coworkers bring in. The thought that they perhaps touched/handled it... hmmm. no.
Another alternative and a work out at the same time is BATHS BATHS BATHS. I take some Ibuprofen and do mine and help others during this down time to stay busy and burn a few calories. We don't have bedside nurse aides in our ICU, I know, hard to believe egh?

Best wishes and see ya around!

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4/11/08 11:52 P

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Hello Everyone, My name is Ric, I have been a CCRN for 16 years now and have worked the night shift in ICU ever since I started. My schedule runs 6 night on, 5 night off, 3 nights on, and then 7 nights off, 7p-7a. I am a single Dad and have been sharing custody with my ex for 16 years now. The kids are pretty much on their own and I could switch to days, but I always ask myself why? I was in the Army for 10 years prior and have not slept more than 4 hours since so why waste that awake time in the dark. My biggest problem is the 0200-0400 on the nights I work. I am always grabbing what someone has brought in, even when I bring my own food. How do you keep from taking those few snacks as you walk by kitchen area. This looks like a good spot to get support, looking forward to chatting with y'all

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Hi everyone.
My name is Winnie. I am a Neonatal NP in a level 2 NICU in Columbus Ohio. I've been a nurse for almost 8 years and a nurse practitioner for 3. I can't imagine working day shift (I do it occasionally, but few and far between). I work 5 12's a pay 7p-7a and looking to go to 4 16's a pay 7p-11a. Day shift is too busy for me and too many people. I also don't think I could afford to take the paycut to go to days, lol! I've been a Spark member for almost 1 1/2 years now (since my 3rd son was born). I was pregnant in undergraduate with my first son, pregnant in graduate school with my second son, and found out I was pregnant while I was orienting to my NP job. I'm so glad I found a group where everyone is in the same boat as me!

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Welcome Gail!

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Hi everyone. My name is Gail and I am new to SP. I am a psychiatric nurse that works in the geriatric population in Alberta, Canada. At present, I work 3/4 of my shifts as nights which translates into about 12 a month. Courtesy of the current staff shortage, several of those 8 hour shifts get extended, and I have a great deal of difficulty eating and exercising as a result. So I'm looking for tips of the trade from those of you out there that have made this lifestyle a life!

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Welcome Dawn!

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Glad to find this team. I was off to a fairly good start. Back to work (mother baby and labor and delivery) after baby number four...until my night rotation. I dropped my logging, ate at night...and at home, and feel tired and crabby. Looking forward to the advice of others on the rotating shift.





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Welcome, Overton!

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Hi Overton!!
As far as meals at night, I try to limit the intake I have during the night, so...
I try to eat a bowl of cereal when I get home from work in the morning, I tend to think this helps me sleep too, since I don't wake up starving!!
When I wake up in the afternoon (around 3-4ish) I do about 30 minutes of cardio which gets me revved up!
I take my shower, get ready for work, and then eat lunch/dinner, or whatever meal it is!!
At work, I pack a can of Light Progresso soup (Southwest Style Vegetable and Italian Style Vegetable are my favorites) which only have 120 calories per can!! I also pack fruits and veggies already ready to eat (carrots, grapes, peeled oranges) I drink hot tea, water, and run the stairs for energy bursts in the night...
And of course, will power, will power, and will power to stay away from the potlucks, cookies, etc.

This is my system... I haven't gotten a chance to read what others do, but this seems to work for me thus far!

Good luck, and congrats on the soon to be RN!!

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4/4/08 4:28 A

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Welcome Jojo, Overton, and Mum.

Mum you were talking about being paired up with people. We have accountability teams. If any of you are interested in joining one of them Sparkmail me and I'll get it set up!

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Hi everyone! I am so excited to find this group! I am an LPN and work 12 hour nights every other weekend right now and am in school full time and will soon (May 9) be an RN! I am so excited! And I am bound and determined to get this weight off, and I know that working full time nights is going to make that hard but I can do it! Just having a aomewhat normal schedule (not switching from morning classes to nights working) will be nice. Anybody have any suggestions for staying awake all night and not munching on all the snack foods all night long?
By the way I am 31, married and have 3 kids of my own and 3 step children (1 lives with us most of the time, one is moving back in next week and the other just visits), its never dull around my house!!

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Welcome, Jojobug!

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My hours and schedule are guaranteed, so there is never a question as to when I am going to work, and it's always in the main hospital, then only question remaining is which department/floor.
I have tried working other days, but I have a 3 and 8 y.o., so I would have to stay awake all day with the little one... I get a little cranky!
My husband is home on the weekends, so that is when I sleep.. I bunch all of my days together on the weekend and crash on Monday!!
I would love to stay home, but unfortunately, both my husband and I have expensive taste!!

And thanks!! Funny thing is, I HAVE to come here for my own inspiration and motivation... Didn't think I would be inspiring anyone else!!

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Welcome JOJOBUG
I work in the float pool too. Last night I was called to work and drove 20 miles across town to get cancelled as I arrived to the hospital... So I came home and spent money instead of making it...
I don't have a schedule so lately it has been hard to self motivate to go to work at all! My husband doesn't like me to work at all on the weekends when he is home. So if I haven't worked by Fri. its over for the week!
I think my husband and my kids would like to see the extra money that I can make from work, but I'm fine. I'm home with my almost 4yr old all day.
Although when I get to work, I LOVE IT!

Great job on the 40lbs lost! You inspire me!



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4/3/08 3:58 P

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Hi everyone!! I was surprised to find that there was a group for night shift nurses!! I think this is great!!
I have a very weird schedule! Due to children, I work 12 hour nights on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!!
I have been at the University of Michigan for about 10 years, first as a nursing assistant in Psych, then as an RN on the Pulmonary unit, then the Progressive Care Vent Unit, now I am in the float pool, and you name it, I see it!!

I have lost about 40 pounds since the beggining of the year, and love comin here to find the motivation to keep on going!
I look forward to meeting all of you!!

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Welcome, Mum!

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Hello everyone. I have been doing South Beach (again) and lost about 10 pounds. Would love some support to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.
I am 36 and a mother to five great kids. I literally have a child in daycare, elementary school, middle school, high school and my oldest at U.T. (Austin) Five kids in five different schools is keeping me busy. I work part time 7p-7a shift as an RN in Setons float pool. Mainly ICU, but I do float to other areas, ER and Med Surg. I should work more, but I don't. I am starting to think I'm just a lazy person?? I'm happy to just stay home and not let the little one go to daycare and just hang out all day with him. He is almost 4, and I love being home with home. He only goes to daycare on the mornings after I work. So a few times a month...
Well that's me. I still have right at 50 pounds to lose and have probably gained a few of the ten I lost back. I would like to add a tracker, can someone point me in the right direction for that?
I would also love to have a few people that would like to buddy up.
I have for about the past 5 yrs. knew that 2009 for some reason was "MY YEAR" so I'm trying to get thin for it!
I live in South Austin, were the food is great and original. Taco stands at every corner. I can't get away from the homeade tortillas!



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Welcome to SP and to the team, Nay!

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