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    I'm RN and I do a lot of rehab work. (spinal...

    I'm RN and I do a lot of rehab work. (spinal cord, cardiac, orthopedic, amputations)

    I can't comment on riding but I can comment on the healing of people with BKAs.

    Like with injured horses,...
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    I agree with this completely. I've owned one...

    I agree with this completely.

    I've owned one horse for which I paid way too much and one for which I paid way too little. I always thought that if you took the average of the two sales it was just...
  3. I'm in this camp too. Sometimes a given...

    I'm in this camp too.

    Sometimes a given individual (animal or human) will have an adverse reaction to a product.

    Unless you shipped the wraps back to the company the nanosecond you took them...
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    I recently upgraded from an ancient blackberry to...

    I recently upgraded from an ancient blackberry to an iphone.

    Are these "podcasts" something I can put on my phone?
    Do they cost money?
    Lastly, how difficult is this to do?

    Thanks in advance...
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    This x 1000. Also, if you begin to have...

    This x 1000.

    Also, if you begin to have conversations with those in their 40s, you may find that many people go on to have several careers in different fields.

    Get a degree in something :)...
  6. I am an RN. Please please please be very...

    I am an RN.

    Please please please be very careful taking Klonopin and/or Venlaflaxine.

    In my professional opinion these medications should never be prescribed by a walk-in clinic. They should...
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    I've been in your situation. When I finally...

    I've been in your situation.

    When I finally got a new horse that did everything a wanted it was a revelation. I was so much happier.

    I had to make huge compromises in ground manners/vices but...
  8. I own a horse (retired now) who would fox hunt,...

    I own a horse (retired now) who would fox hunt, event, hack out alone or with company, and show jump. Big fences and rated shows.
    No spook and no stop. EVER.

    Tarp on top of a newly built house...
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    If I ever win powerball I plan to own a BIG BIG...

    If I ever win powerball I plan to own a BIG BIG farm and have a section for these type of horses. Especially the saintly but difficult ones, I love them, particularly mares :)
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    That really sucks. I hope she finds something to...

    That really sucks.
    I hope she finds something to ride.
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    I don't have any problem with people selling...

    I don't have any problem with people selling horses either.

    Obviously, how else would I have obtained mine :)

    Just saying in this particular instance that it might be prudent given this...
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    Poll: You should add to your poll No. I went to HR...

    You should add to your poll

    No. I went to HR and things got worse!!
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    Poll: This x 1000 I have a family member dealing...

    This x 1000

    I have a family member dealing with this at the moment. Can't imagine how ineffective HR has been to the point of being totally incompetent.

    Family member is getting a lawyer that...
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    I am so glad that you were able to get her back....

    I am so glad that you were able to get her back.

    One thing to mention to your student is that there are many of us who have chosen not to have another horse because of the costs associated with...
  15. I wear Dansko or Sanita clogs with the backs (not...

    I wear Dansko or Sanita clogs with the backs (not open). I do not have a problem with my ankles rolling.

    I find for back support there is nothing better.

    My feet sometimes hurt if I wear the...
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    I rode all over the western part of the country...

    I rode all over the western part of the country and don't remember riding through any forests. The countryside is simply stunning and I didn't miss it.

    Some of the places I stayed had "forested...
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    Thanks for the suggestions!

    Thanks for the suggestions!
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    I've only ever read 11/22/63 which I loved. ...

    I've only ever read 11/22/63 which I loved.

    Which other ones can I read that also aren't so scary?

    I was one of those kids who had nightmares for years after seeing king kong and was terrified...
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    See my bolding of your post. That does not sound...

    See my bolding of your post. That does not sound like going to NZ for a year to me no matter how cool it might be.

    I'd go home and figure out if NYC is your best option.

    As far as the horses...
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    In my opinion a BSN is only necessary because it...

    In my opinion a BSN is only necessary because it improves your marketability in terms of finding a job. In some places you just won't get hired if you don't have it.

    In my second degree program...
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    I totally forgot about that part. I'd like to...

    I totally forgot about that part.

    I'd like to stress it had to be error free with no calculator!!
    When they first said that I was WTF but managed to do it. Made me laugh though as I hadn't...
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    I would say most of what you learn in nursing...

    I would say most of what you learn in nursing school is pretty useless but some of the residents I work with feel the same about medical school too.

    I work with some nursing assistants who most...
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    This will help you handle the less than pleasant...

    This will help you handle the less than pleasant aspects of the job. It does for me.

    Also, I believe some of the BSN hiring aspect came about from an IOM report. There have been a bunch of studies...
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    My BSN was second degree and took me only 15...

    My BSN was second degree and took me only 15 months.

    It was however expensive, if you can spend less do so as I do not believe the "prestigious" school I went to made one bit of difference. Nor...
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    In my area there are very few jobs for new RNs. ...

    In my area there are very few jobs for new RNs.

    I'm "mature" (code for over 40) so had worked in other fields, knew people and graduated summa cum laude with a 3.97 GPA and was able to find a job...
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