I have been homesick for you since we met.
The Avett Brothers  (via siam-cat)

(via intothepathlesswoods)

Bahaha that’s awesome!

Bahaha that’s awesome!

forthehockeyfeels:

"So how are your team doing these days?"

"Um.."

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”..Could be better”

(via mixtapemedusa)

The No. 1 thing you should never say to me: ‘You’re too smart to be a nurse.’ I went to nursing school because I wanted to be a nurse, not because I wanted to be a doctor and didn’t make it.

WHEN MY PATIENT’S FAMILY TRIES TO PULL ME IN TO THEIR DRAMA

whatshouldwecallnursing:

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@fdscampbell & @mattyhugh know me very well - a scarf and some #cardsagainsthumanity ! Thanks so much guys!

@fdscampbell & @mattyhugh know me very well - a scarf and some #cardsagainsthumanity ! Thanks so much guys!

Merry Christmas Eve everybody! And anyone working today I will see you at 7!!!

Merry Christmas Eve everybody! And anyone working today I will see you at 7!!!

Bad Day

Bad days happen. 

It’s a fact of life. 

But not all bad days are equal.

I’m sure we can all agree on that. Especially not a bad day for a nurse in the Emergency Department. 


The futher into my career I get, the more I realize how true this statement is… when I come home from possibly the most awful day at work and you text a friend. 

"How was your day?" they ask.. you respond politely with "really bad…" and then this person goes off on a meaningless tangent about  how some child in her classroom bought her something for Christmas. She didn’t even care about what my day was like….

A bad day for a nurse? The death of a child from a horrific MVC. The look on a mother’s face after… knowing she will never be able to celebrate Christmas with that child ever again. The feeling of chest compressions on such a tiny body, the pale look of death, and seeing it with your own eyes. Seeing a family - shattered. 

All I wanted was some sympathy I guess, or even acknowledgement that - for me - bad days are different, and these things affect us. 

I couldn’t even bring myself to respond to this friend, I was angry, and hurt. But now I guess I can’t really expect much from her… I mean she chose a different path, a different career. 

Don’t get me wrong, I love my job sooo very much, I can’t imagine doing anything else…. but if I was in it only for the money, none of the heartache and pain would be worth it. You can’t say oh nurses make a lot of money, if you’ve never had a truly bad day. 

I’m basically 5 years old… But nothing beats Christmas movies and hot chocolate #okayitsspiked #mmmmbaileys

I’m basically 5 years old… But nothing beats Christmas movies and hot chocolate #okayitsspiked #mmmmbaileys

I deconstruct my thoughts… turned 3 today! Hard to believe it’s been 3 years!!! Don’t ever change, tumblr! … well unless you really want to!

I deconstruct my thoughts… turned 3 today! Hard to believe it’s been 3 years!!! Don’t ever change, tumblr! … well unless you really want to!

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