Several months ago after a bout with pneumonia I was diagnosed with Asthma. After years of dodging the chronic disease registry I had landed in one but apparently I wasn't about to stop there. (I have a habit of going for broke) I was doing great on the new inhaler! Able to exercise again without… Continue reading Let Me Sleep!
This weekend was full of plans to be fulfilled and completed for me, my husband and the kids. Did any of it get done? Nope. Illness took three of us out of the game like bowling pins and the other two were left running errands for us. It wasn't nearly as fun a weekend as… Continue reading Kiss It Goodbye
I know I've said it before but I love my job. I love the company I work for too. It's a great place to learn and grow as a nurse and as a person. So it's a mystery to me why our Float Team is almost nothing. I was on the float team for 2… Continue reading Float Me Some Help
I am not one to undertake more than I should (I can hear my mother laughing now) but I enjoy a challenge. Last year or the year before I heard about this run called The Great Pumpkin Run. You might have heard of it? Apparently, it's pretty popular and been around since like 2012? Anyway,… Continue reading Pumpkins Can Run?
I'm a baseball fan. I grew up watching the Bend Phillies and the Bend Rockies when they were the minor league teams for the majors. I spent a lot of my summer nights at those games. My grandparents had box seats and we were there all the time. Catching popflys, eating ice cream out of… Continue reading Curve Balls
I realize that healthcare is a changing field and hospitals, clinics, urgent cares need to change with it or risk closing your doors but when did healthcare become a concierge business? I mean people are now scheduling appointments in URGENT CARE to be seen for sore throats, eye pain, arm pain, breathing issues, etc.... Seriously,… Continue reading At Your Service
The secret to getting ahead is getting started. ~ Mark Twain
For all my old night shift nurse co-workers. I miss you all but I love day shift.