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Re: Happy News!!!


LOL - sounds like you're entitled to the soapbox dear.  The only 35 lb.
people I know would be in pediatrics.

On 3/22/08, Judy Browning <judylee@lewiston.com> wrote:
>
> It wasn't bad so wasn't identifed as a head injury for 6 month or better.
> Looking back, I had classic symptoms, but other issues in my life seemed
> to
> explain the problems I was having then. I wasn't safe in a minimally
> supervised job like that, was not thinking straight & needed more
> oversight
> for a while. The hospital position was what I needed then, but I know what
> Melody means by the back & shoulder problems. I had wrenched my back &
> shoulder several times in the 80s at work. Now it doesn't take much to
> tweak
> it and make me hurt. New CDC study shows nurses shouldn't lift more than
> 35
> pounds because of the awkward positions we assume to help people who are
> unable or won't cooperate. How many 35 pound people do you know? Oh dear,
> there's that soapbox. Stepping down now (blush)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2008 6:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy News!!!
>
>
> > That's a shame Judy.  You'd think that they'd understand a head injury
> and
> > hold your job. doesn't seem fair.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2008 8:58 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy News!!!
> >
> >
> >> Sidelined with a small head injury long enough they hired someone else
> &
> >> former boss won't hire me again apparently. I've applied twice, finally
> >> decided to just move on. It's a small department 4 FTE profiled nurses,
> a
> >> couple prns & support staff. Not a lot of turnover. I worked in hospice
> >> 16 years and loved it.
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2008 8:58 AM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy News!!!
> >>
> >>
> >>> Judy, Cathy, and all: Thanks so much for all the well wishes. I have
> >>> been waiting years for a position like this to open up...out of nearly
> >>> 1600 RN positions in our hospital, there are only 10 who do this
> >>> particular job and most of them have been in their lines for many,
> many
> >>> years...not a lot of turnover.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Judy: After all these years of bedside nursing, even though I am only
> >>> 43, I have back and shoulder problems that are only getting worse.
> >>> Especially these last several years of geriatric nursing...loads of
> >>> lifting. Why aren't you still in hospice nursing? That seems an ideal
> >>> fit for you...
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> And Cathy--you are right, admin. is another thankless job...but isn't
> >>> that the nature of the beast in all of nursing?
> >>>
> >>> Blessings in Christ's mercy,
> >>>
> >>> Melody
> >>>
> >>> Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of
> this
> >>> world!
> >>>
> >>> --- On Fri 03/21, Judy Browning < judylee@lewiston.com > wrote:
> >>> From: Judy Browning [mailto: judylee@lewiston.com]
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 20:13:12 -0700
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy News!!!
> >>>
> >>> Good for you. I enjoy bedside nursing but feel like I need to make a
> >>> change <br>soon. Hospice was a great fit for me and I would have
> retired
> >>> from there, <br>but am back on the surgical floor. Too much lifting
> and
> >>> bending for me now.<br>Judy b<br>----- Original Message -----
> <br>From:
> >>> "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
> >>> Friday, March 21, 2008 3:51 PM<br>Subject: [CHAT] Happy
> >>> News!!!<br><br><br>> Well, Good Friday is turning out to be a very
> good
> >>> day for me. Not only<br>> spiritually...this is of course, one of my
> >>> three favorite days in the<br>> year...when the fullness of God's love
> >>> is revealed for us all.<br>> But...beyond that: I got a new<br>>
> >>>
> job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!<br>>
> >>> Twenty three years of bedside nursing are almost
> >>> over...woohoo!!!!!<br>><br>><br>> My brother's death has served as a
> >>> catalyst for me in many ways...it<br>> really brought home to me that
> >>> life is too short to
> >>>
> >>> continue doing<br>> something that has never, not once in twenty three
> >>> years made me happy.<br>> I knew 3 months before graduating from
> nursing
> >>> school that this was<br>> something I was really going to hate, but
> >>> after 5 years and $25,000 I<br>> felt stuck. And really, nursing has
> >>> provided me with a good living...it<br>> pays the mortgage and buys
> the
> >>> groceries and supports my family. But my<br>> heart has never really
> >>> been in it. Which is a shame, because I am rather<br>> good at it, if
> I
> >>> do say so myself.<br>><br>><br>> But for the past several years I have
> >>> felt more and more trapped...and<br>> more and more like my soul was
> >>> dying of unhappiness. And so a couple of<br>> weeks ago I decided to
> >>> quit whining about how much I hate my job and I<br>> made a decision
> to
> >>> leave it. Either I would find a new job in a<br>> different field or I
> >>> was going to quit working entirely, take my<br>> retirement fund and
> go
> >>> back to school. When miracle of miracles, I found<br>> a listing at my
> >>>
> >>> hospital for a nursing job that is all about computers<br>> and
> involves
> >>> no patient care, is Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., no<br>>
> >>> weekends, and no holidays. I am so excited I am almost beside
> >>> myself!!!<br>><br>><br>> So the countdown to my last days as a bedside
> >>> psychiatric nurse begins:<br>> April 19th will be the last day I ever
> >>> have to get spit at,<br>> hit/kicked/hair pulled, or sworn at again; I
> >>> will never have to give<br>> another shot to anyone or force anyone to
> >>> take medications or eat or<br>> clean up various body fluids again.
> Yeah
> >>> for me!! Happy dances all over<br>> the place!!<br>><br>><br>>
> >>> Okay...okay: now that I've got that out of my system I can go back
> >>> to<br>> being my usual stoic Midwestern self! Except that I can't seem
> >>> to stop<br>> smiling and giggles keep sneaking up on
> >>> me!<br>><br>><br>><br>> Blessings in Christ's mercy,<br>><br>>
> >>> Melody<br>><br>> Work for the Lord: the pay isn't much but the
> >>> retirement is out of this <br>> world!<br>><br>>
> >>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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