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meanmaryjean

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  1. meanmaryjean

    10/17 What I Learned This Week

    I learned that when one has four kids AND is a peds nurse- one can take a ( free) trip to Disney World alone and have a lovely, lovely time.
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    10/10 What I learned this week

    That I love the occasional rock star feeling I get when presenting at conferences.
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    ixchel's 9/26 What I learned this week.....

    I learned that when you're a night shift nurse for 38 years, and they make you sit through a morning's worth of mandatory education- that you should be careful about going to lunch afterwards. That's right, I went to lunch and bought a car. (2014 Corolla- 14,000 miles - RED!) Zombie Grandma's got a new whip!
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    ixchel's 9/26 What I learned this week.....

    I learned that there are people in the world who will struggle to complete a college degree. drive three hours to the graduation ceremony with their family and friends, and carry their cap and gown wadded up in a trash bag- and looking like it during class pictures. These people are all men.
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    9/19 What I learned this week.....

    Cats are evil. They are only hoping you die so they can eat you. That's what that look in their eyes means. :yes:
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    9/19 What I learned this week.....

    I learned that being a patient sitter on the night shift is the worst job ever. Sitting in a chair. Watching a guy sleep. In the dark. I learned that my boss is sooooooo much better than my previous boss that I no longer get that sinking feeling when I see her name in the 'From' field of the email. I learned that one of my students in my academic job cannot come to clinicals due to "stomach poo poo problems". Seems legit... I learned the medical term for sweaty underboob rash*, watched a presentation on it while eating dinner at a 4 star restaurant with my daughter (who is a WOCN) and about 20 other nurses. Just watching the servers watch us eat through this whole presentation was the high point of my week. One of them remarked on our way out "Those chicks on The View have no idea who they are messing with!" *supramammary intertrigonous dermatitis - you're welcome
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    I can't stop procrastinating and wanting Netflix?

    Maybe you just don't care about becoming a nurse?
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    9/12 What I learned this week......

    1) I learned that you should definitely open every single piece of mail that comes to your house. Because it just might be (on Monday) a notification from a job you left over 20 years ago telling you that due to changes in the pension law, you have $3752 sitting in their clutches, waiting to be claimed. Or it could be (on Thursday) ANOTHER job with a similar message about $7k! Never contributed a dime to either as I recall, being young and stupid at the time. 2) If you accept low census, unpaid time off four times in one pay period- AND you only work four days per pay period, your paycheck will not happen. 3) I learned that you never really know about life. Or death. Or the future.
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    Okay, people, go away!

    Also, how much do you think I could make?
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    Okay, people, go away!

    NETY!!!!!!!! Oh, wait, how old are you?
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    Okay, people, go away!

    Not sure I can wait six hours for an answer to my question: I'm a 60 year old grandmother and I'm thinking of financing the final semester of my DNP program by camodeling. I need links to peer-reviewed journals with evidence as to whether this is a good idea or not.
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    Jehovah's witness nurse and blood transfusion

    Homework, right?
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    Taking attendance for the COB

    Present!
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