Hello All, So this is kind of both a life post and a nursing post, but i have been having a lot more anxiety lately. I think there are several factors that play into this, but I definitely noticed an increase. I thought maybe it was (those who don't appreciate lady talk avert your eyes) … Continue reading Resurgence of Anxiety
Hey All! I am writing this post more directed to nursing, but I think that a lot of the ideas that I will be sharing in this post apply to all areas of work. I am going to write about how quitting my first job went for me. I will be the first to admit … Continue reading Leaving My First Job
Sooooo Hello everyone, I have been in a lot of transition, so I apologize for not having posted anything for a couple of months. (Shame on me), but now that things have settled down some, hopefully I am going to get back on track. I've been moving around in my job, and taking on new … Continue reading Long Overdue
Oh man! So the other day I had one of the craziest days I have ever had. I even stayed behind for an extra hour because I had to finish my charting (something I've never done before). I must admit that despite being such a ridiculous day and feeling like i just fell behind on … Continue reading Crazy Days
No I don't mean like the shoe... 🙂 Hey all! So as you may know, I'm a nurse (duh) but I recently switched back to a day shift. Some of you are probably thinking HOORAY! that must be awesome for you, and while I mostly would have to agree with you, there were some initial … Continue reading Flip Flopping
Recently my Medical/Oncology unit has felt more like a psychiatric unit. This past week we have had patients screaming, throwing things at nurses and other people, threatening anyone that comes in the room, being verbally abusive not only to their nurses, but to the people that need to be constantly sitting with them. In the … Continue reading Psych Unit?
The other night I had an interesting question come from a patient, I had no idea how to answer that question, so I said I would ask someone and get back to the family member. A little background on what happened. A patient came up from the ED, who had recently been diagnosed with something … Continue reading Difficult Questions