After blogging last evening about how horrible it was (and believe me, it was frustrating), we night shifters took over when the evening crew (docs & nurses) left. We have one doc at night, and we don't have separate teams. Generally, the pace i... Read more
Got to work this evening, and TPTB (the powers that be) have made changes in the patient flow in the Emergency Department - again! Total cluster when we got in, and, almost 3 hours later, it's not clearing out as fast as I'd like.
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Since I worked overtime the night before, and didn't given the pups a walk, I made sure I took them on a longer walk than usual (2.6 miles) before I went to bed. Slept well, felt fine. No problem. Got to work - about 3 hours later I was having b... Read more
I stayed up most of the day. Not deliberately, just doing one more thing and one more thing. About noon, I was awake enough that I went to the gym - did the treadmill and strength circuit. I went to Petsmart afterward. Checked out bird cages, pa... Read more
Of course, I'm at work - signing in the patients that want to be seen . Some are true emergencies - fell and injured ... possible stroke ... urinary catheter clogged ... Some aren't - I've had this cough for 2 weeks ... lost my meds a week a... Read more
There's been a green budgie in my yard for a few days. It won't let me get closer than about 3 feet from it. I feed the wild birds, and have a big tree out front. I restocked the seed 2 days ago, but the feeders are almost empty already, and I d... Read more