Nursing in the Critical Care Complex

Currently, I’ve been busy with placement on a general Critical Care Unit comprising of an ICU and an HDU. I feel so grateful for having amazing mentors and working with super friendly staff. Firstly, ICU (Intensive Care Unit) involves one-to-one nursing care, as opposed to one nurse and 12 patients on a ward. Critically ill…

Sunday – Day 7 (FINAL)

Today’s menu: BREAKFAST: Lettuce and cucumber salad with a fried egg and mushroom LUNCH: Fried rice* with 2 eggs and a banana (*extra ingredient from my cupboard: rice) DINNER: Leftover fried rice with potatoes (sad) Today was quite sad as I forgot to do a food shop and Aldi closed at 4 pm. All I…

Saturday – Day 6

Today’s menu: BREAKFAST: Porridge with cinnamon LUNCH: 2 scrambled eggs with a tomato DINNER: Potatoes curry and a banana I’m a bit fed up with the same ingredients but, hey, only 1 day left until I can finally do a normal shop without having to plan every single meal in so much detail. My 3-month…

Friday – Day 5

Today’s menu: BREAKFAST: Scrambled egg with fried mushroom and a tomato LUNCH: Crepes with strawberry jam and a banana* (*Extra ingredients from my cupboard: self-raising flour, sugar, strawberry jam and margarine) DINNER: Leftover curry from yesterday with a lettuce leaf The products I have left from the shop are about half a kilo of oats,…

Thursday – Day 4

Today’s menu: BREAKFAST: Japanese omelette with veggies LUNCH: Banana and oats in milk with yogurt DINNER: Savory oats curry with aubergine in a lettuce leaf It was strange having savory oats but it wasn’t bad either. I made around two portions, hence I’ll have to finish the rest tomorrow, I think. I’m running out of…

Wednesday – Day 3

Today’s menu: BREAKFAST Pancakes* with blueberry yogurt (*extra products from my cupboard: self-raising flour and sugar) LUNCH Banana and oats in milk with yogurt on the go DINNER Fried mushroom with pasta sauce, salad and a boiled egg I feel like this challenge is really pushing me to be creative with the ingredients I already bought.…

Tuesday – Day 2

Today’s menu: BREAKFAST Porridge with cinnamon LUNCH Banana, salad and and a boiled egg on the go DINNER Curry with potatoes and aubergine I was really hungry after having lectures today, so I actually had my dinner around 16:00. Then I fell asleep all the way until 22:30, as I was doing one of my…