Does the easter bunny make a stop at the hospital?

hospital at easter

This year I spent Easter at the hospital. (At work, not admitted!) I just finished a nice little three day stretch over the weekend and now I’m in recovery mode. It’s really crazy how just three shifts can knock you on your butt! During those three days I feel like I disappear from the rest of the world for a little while. Life becomes sleep, eat, work, sleep again. This gets me a little bummed when work falls around holidays because it’s like...

Hi, I’m Kim and I’m an Air Force Veteran

air force veteran nurse

For some, the fact that I am a veteran is surprising. I get it. Before I joined the Air Force I had a pretty interesting picture of what a “military” type is. Now having spent six years on active duty, I have a very different picture. Help me, Google! I’ll start by saying I jumped in to this adventure knowing less than little about the military. Quite honestly I didn’t even know there was an actual different between the different...

“I could never do that”

seattle children's hospital

“I am a pediatric critical care nurse” There. I said it. If you’ve ever relocated in your adult life, you know you’ve answered the, “So what do you do?” question, many times. While making new friends as adult can be beast in itself (more about that another time) I especially hate this part of the get-to-know-you conversation. I’ve thought about making up a new profession to avoid the inevitable conversation that follows my answer. Without fail, the interaction goes this: Potential new friend: So what do...