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Eating & Chronic Stress

I have been a critical care nurse for fourteen of my seventeen years as a RN. Stress is an assumed part of the job. Unfortunately, it has nearly taken my life by wiping out my immune system and exhausting all of my coping mechanisms. I am obese. Yuck! It’s the truth. My BMI is greater than 35 and my waist circumference too. Nurses tend to eat when we are stressed or tired. We cannot accept gifts, so people bring food, cookies, and candy. I saw this link on twitter and thought I’d share. Eating Better to Manage Chronic Stress

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