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 Work: I Live in Lounge Wear
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 Someone’s Trying to Be My Friend
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 I’m Assuming a Fist Bump Is a Good Thing?
I got promoted! Actually, it was either get promoted or get laid off. I chose the promotion. I never, in my wildest dreams, ever even considered being a medical assistant. I did throw around either a medical transcriptionist or a paralegal in my lifetime, but never a medical assistant. But when you stumble on an … Continue reading I Got a Promotion! Sort of … Also, There are Two Less People at Work
I'm hoping this will be my last day. Not with this company, (though there are days ... moments ... seconds that that doesn't cross my mind), but at my desk. Since I sit at the first desk that patients come to as they're exiting the clinic area, I naturally help the most patients. On a … Continue reading My Last Day at My Desk
When I get stressed, my back goes out. There's a direct correlation between my having anxiety attacks (and when I say that, I don't have attacks where I'm feeling like I'm having a heart attack, but I get so overwhelmed I just shudder and cry. And I'm not a crier - so if I get … Continue reading Staying One Step Ahead of My Stress Level
A girl I work has to wear a mask to work everyday - at least, until the CDC (Center for Disease Control) deems "flu season" over. She's allergic to the flu shot, which means she's exempt from having to have it. I'd say lucky girl, but I wouldn't want to have to wear a mask … Continue reading The Beginning of the End of My Current Job
This notice was in our daily bulletin at work today: Mandatory Healthcare Reform fees From Human Resources: All employees participating in our health plan will see new federal fees deducted from their paychecks starting Jan. 3. The healthcare reform law (Affordable Care Act - aka OBAMACARE) [added because I'm PISSED OFF] requires all employers to … Continue reading Human Resources Notified Me Today That an Extra $21 Bucks is Being Deducted from My Paycheck. Guess Why.
I've been trying something new - I'm trying to ... Make your first meal the biggest and your last meal the smallest. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a college kid with a maxed out charge card. Because I get tired of eating a big dinner, then sitting around … Continue reading I Got Sick, Came Home, Went Back to Work (?)