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Re: Happy News!!!


Indeed!

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Mar 22, 2008, at 4:28 PM, Kitty wrote:

> from Melody >  admin. is another thankless job...but isn't that the  
> nature of the beast in all of nursing?
>
> this from someone who knows from where-of she speaks re thankless  
> jobs.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Melody " >
>> 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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