Archive | June, 2008

Rainy day at the beach.

26 Jun

Today I showed up at work to find out that I was actually canceled. It is so rare that I went to the beach! It was a rainy day, but I did not mind. It was still sandy and nice.

Bad Weekend

25 Jun

I had a bad weekend last week…working. I am ready to go back tomorrow. That is what I love about my job;as hard as it is, I am always ready to do it again. Ready to forget about the bad times, and the condescending family member who hurt my feelings last shift, forget about the MD who made me feel like poop  because I did not call and ask to renew an antibiotic for a patient (?) (the condescending family member complained about not having more antibiotics and the physician blamed it on me in front of the family member). I had no idea that antibiotics were continual with no sign of infection or that it was in my job description to call physicians for that type of renewal especially when I knew the patient was going home that day.  

I am ready to go back tomorrow with inspiration found here. By Sinus Arrythmia…a nurse who loves her job.  

3 in a row.

20 Jun

I am resting up to work three days in a row–This really means that I will sleep and then go to work, sleep then go to work. It is strange but worth it as I will have four beautiful days off afterwards. I am tired after the 3rd day though so I do not try this every week. Just sometimes.

Treading Water

20 Jun

I have not been writing much lately. I guess I am just busy at work treading water and other nursing duties of importance. Summer is almost here and I look forward to the beach, but dread the price of gas and the cost of being a beach bum.  I do just love the ocean and the smell of it and the sand in between my toes.  In fact just thinking about the beach makes me wish I was there right now.  I do not think that I could move to a place where beaches could not be reached within an hour drive.  I miss sunblock, umbrellas, blankets, and that hazy noise of lots of people talking but muffled by the sound of the ocean. Well I am getting whimsical and must stop this day dream.

Things that Smell.

6 Jun

I love the smell of the earth on little children,

That musty dirt smell.

I love the smell of the newspaper after I finish the

crossword puzzle.

I love the smell of clothes

Washed with Tide and fabric softener.

I even love the smell of the Hemodialysis machine

After the Dialysis nurse has cleaned it.