Then and Now

Day Three of being unemployed, and I’ve already got my benefits claim started, visited the local employment office for the intake interview, cobbled together a resume, and filled out two applications. I ain’t messing around. I have no intention of being jobless for a moment longer than I have to be, and not to putContinue reading “Then and Now”

Gonna Go Eat Some Worms

Admit it—you said this verse at some time way back in your childhood too: “Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, I’m gonna go eat some worms!” Now, I never did resort to punishing myself in such a slimy fashion (ulp!), but I remember the feeling of being the outsider all too well. It’s the way I felt todayContinue reading “Gonna Go Eat Some Worms”

Kickin’ Butt and Takin’ Names

Ahh, sweet are the uses of a little hypomania…….I just got done with eight hours’ worth of work in only six, and with only a minimum of assistance. I’ve been orienting to the float nurse position at my facility for a whole two days, and completed only parts of two admissions. (For those not inContinue reading “Kickin’ Butt and Takin’ Names”