So, what can you definitely do *without*?

  1. Lausana's post re: what can't you live without made me think of things that are necessary (at work for instance) but that you drop the first chance you get.

    I wear a watch at work, but once 3:30 hits, it's off 'til the next morning. When I left my last job, the pager and cell phone were turned in with no regrets. What a relief not to be a slave to electronics! The ringer on my home phone is often off, as well.

    How about you?
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  2. 41 Comments

  3. by   zumalong
    My Name badge. I have not seen one employee in our hospital who looks good in their pics. Nor do they resemble the one in the pic--so tell me what good is having the pics in first place. (see i am obsessing cuz I misplaced mine and I might have to pay $5 for new ugly pic!!!!!!!
  4. by   andrewsgranny
    I loose the watch as I'm walking in the door after work, then I head to the toilet as fast as my short dumpy legs can carry me and while I'm sitting there thinking that peeing is better than sex (cause I havent done either in such a while) I am taking off the shoes. The I grab an oversized t-shirt and some shorts and start my evening at home with the supper, the homework, the laundry and whatever else pops up.
  5. by   LasVegasRN
    The pic on my drivers license. I look like Big Bertha who just broke out of lockdown at Alcatraz. Hey - I was there for 3 hours and was tired, what do you expect?
  6. by   Mattigan
    panty hose , any pictures of me, hats ( I don't like anything on my head),turtlenecks or tight collars (same with my neck),uncomfortable shoes and underwire bras.
  7. by   delirium
    Ok, I am the type that strips nekkid as soon as I get home to either lounge around that way or put on my at home uniform... pajama pants and an old raggedy t-shirt (no bra, no thong).

    So things I can live without include:

    Undergarments of any type
    Watches
    Pictures of me (although I look rather cute in my driver's license pic but I have to renew this month... ack!)
    Uncomfortable shoes

    I also turn off the cell phone (actually I leave it plugged in the charger in my car, I seem to only use it when travelling), and I have been known to turn off the ringer of my home phone as well.

    I hate being so easily found.
  8. by   Mkue
    originally posted by mattigan
    panty hose , any pictures of me, hats ( i don't like anything on my head),turtlenecks or tight collars (same with my neck),uncomfortable shoes and underwire bras.
    i don't like tight collars either !! too restraining !

    umm let's see, i can do without a lot of things but not coffee.

    bills, i can do without bills but they can't do without me..lol.. :chuckle
  9. by   Love-A-Nurse
    "bills, i can do without bills but they can't do without me..lol.. " :chuckle
  10. by   Love-A-Nurse
    i can do without make-up, but have to have my lipstick.
  11. by   nakitamoon
    Clothes,,, specifically,,,, bra,,,, shoes,,, uniform coming off as I walk through door as well,,,,,, In the shower,,,, comfys on until bed,,,,, boxers,,,, tee,,,,, no bra,,,,

    Telephone,,, ringing at work! ringing at home!,,,,

    Univited company,,,,,,, ~~ Moon
  12. by   CEN35

    bills
    my x
    annoying people (includes those driving, who don't pay attention to motorcycles)
    my watch
    rain

    me
    Last edit by CEN35 on Aug 14, '02
  13. by   kittyw
    Telemarketers
    Periods/cramps
    My ex

    Yuck!!
  14. by   night owl
    Hmmmmm, Let's see. Things I can do without.......

    Well there's the bills, my neighbor's freakin dogs barking constantly, people talking nonsense on their cell phones, Crazy A$$ drivers, housework, and cigarettes!

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