• Daily,  Work Related

    Just another day at the office.

    One of the hardest parts of working at the hospital is when patients become violent. Like tonight. I just got off of an eight-hour shift at the doctor’s office and then another four hours at the hospital, and it certainly was not the way I would have chosen to end my long day. The patient was already visibly agitated when I came on shift. He was wandering and seemed to be pacing by the nurses’ station, and since this patient had been violent towards staff in the past, I tried my best to keep an eye on him. Of course, that doesn’t always work out because as I often do,…

  • Daily,  Music,  Work Related

    Insomnia, my old friend…

    My jam today. Trying to compile a list of workout music, and I’m really digging this band. They definitely get my blood going. I’m so happy that I’m almost completely at 100% after week-upon-week at the mercy of this awful cold that is going around. A lot of the nurses had it (some still do) at work, and Emi brought it into the house from her daycare. It wasn’t the flu, though, which is awesome. Me + flu = no go. With my antidepressants, I have to be careful what medications I take, so I had to resort to more homeopathic treatments this go around, which did alleviate some symptoms,…