Thursday, December 15, 2011
I just finished my first semester of nursing school. Like just now. Wow. Some things I did not think I was capable of:
1) Poop showers.
2) Changing a "brief" of a man twice my height and three times my weight.
3) Not getting depressed about being old, when I'm surrounded by smoldy oldies six hours a day.
4) Consistently waking up at 5 am and not losing my mind, stethoscope, or important paper work.
Guess who conquered all three of those? Uh huh, your old friend Last Unicorn. As I walked off the floor for the last time, I got a little sad, who's going to remind Little Sweden to not eat so fast? Who is going to laugh at No way Jose's terrible jokes? My clinical instructor told me that you'll always remember your first patients. I hate to get all sentimental, but she's totally right.
In six weeks I went from a sweaty stressful mess to a competent confident sweaty nurse in training. Ayy! I can't wait to conquer some more mountains, but I sure will enjoy this break! Maybe I'll even have time to post some more!
at 11:35 AM
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Monday, December 05, 2011
I have had so many posts swimming in my head for a while. I haven't been able to gather enough emotional energy to put anything substantial down. This isn't the time, but I would like to share a substantial link. I've been experiencing internal and external turmoil concerning the Occupy Movement. I don't have time or energy to really go into that either, but suffice it to say if they won't even let us occupy a park, why would they listen to any of our other demands? The system is broken we can't wait for others to fix it anymore. Either way, the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign was born out of the Occupy Movement and it's the kind of activism I can get behind.
+1, share, or tweet, this is a movement that's worth getting behind!
at 12:22 PM