Thank U, Night Shift

For the first year and a half of my nursing career, I was on the night shift. 7pm-7am. I was kind of the ideal night nurse, actually. No kids or family, wasn't in school, lived close by, and had always been good at taking naps. For the most part, it worked out well. When I … Continue reading Thank U, Night Shift

Days Off

Since I've been a nurse, I've learned there are a different types of days off. I've also learned that each type is necessary and completely validated. Type 1: The Recovery After working my weekend (or any three 12s in a row, for that matter) I typically have this day first. I don't set an alarm. … Continue reading Days Off