My patients who said, "I am coming along, right?" As nurses, we take care of many different kinds of patients and their conditions and come across difficult and complex situations. Some interactions are short and some are long enough that you remember that patient time to time. Like my nursing colleagues say, "nursing is a 24 hour job." We feel happy when we are able to discharge our patient from the ICU, but then its heart breaking when someone passes away. We share good and bad memories with our patient and families. I still remember this one patient I had because of the phrase that he used to say all the time; "I am coming along, right?"



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