Work: The Sky is Falling

So, I get to work (side note – it was freaking COLD last week!! Wednesday’s high was 13!), reach out to grab the door handle to go into the clinic and I hear it – the faint sound of an alarm. Was the alarm our clinic? Was the alarm coming from the apartments behind the … Continue reading

Prompt: Accidental Healthcare Career

Tell us about your first day at something — your first day of school, first day of work, first day living on your own, first day blogging, first day as a parent, whatever. It’s Obama’s fault that I work in healthcare. I never, in a million years, even TOSSED the idea around of working in … Continue reading

Work: I Live in Lounge Wear

I bought this scrub top for work – and then actually wore it. Once. I felt like a fool and won’t wear it again. I do that. I get bored. Buy/wear something and then promptly regret it. (I actually bought four pairs of reading glasses from Coastal.com. Why? Because they’re cheap, for one thing. And … Continue reading

Someone’s Trying to Be My Friend

I really don’t want a friend. I really don’t need a friend. The nurse I work with is a sweetheart. She truly is. But … (you knew that was coming) … She wears her heart on her sleeve. She’s highly emotional and she’s a stress crier. Which means, when things get stressful at work, and … Continue reading

I’m Assuming a Fist Bump Is a Good Thing?

My doctor was overbooked today. Which meant we had about 30 patients today. Which meant I walked about three miles and sat and stood so much I looked like a (sweaty) Jack-in-the-box today. It was all good though. I had gone into work last Friday afternoon (even though I had technically had the day off, … Continue reading