Nursing Is My Art.

I haven’t been blogging for 2 months. TWO. WHOLE. MONTHS.

 

I must’ve been really busy/drained/prioritizing other things or I must’ve been just plain lazy. HAHA.

 

Okay, well, life has been revolving around work lately – that I don’t deny. The only remaining time after work I have left, I spend either with loved ones or myself. I desperately crave for some ‘me’ time and no, those short hours after work, before bedtime do not count. I am seeking a life outside work, whatever is left. Currently, this is how I summarize my days:

 

The first thought I can remember, and the last, was nursing work.

- Florence Nightingale

 

I eat, sleep, walk and dream nursing; I kid you not. :-/ My best friends back home think I’m going insane and demand that I run away from work for a getaway. <3 Life of course, is never that easy. Running away is never an option, and besides, I still have to wait until I pass my probation to be allowed to officially take leave.

 

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A friend once said, “In life, shit happens.” I say, “In nursing, shit happens. Literally. All the time.”

 

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Well, shit or no shit, life goes on. Nobody said it was going to be easy. But nobody said it was going to be too difficult, too. :D

 

At the end of the day, it is the immense love of what you are doing that keeps you going. But to be honest, I believe there will always be this love-hate relationship between you and your burning passion.

Can you tell me you don’t feel any anger or frustrations with what you’re doing with your life at times?

 

 

I miss this other part of me.

 

Nursing is an art. It is MY art – one I can proudly work on; shape it, colour it, change it.

 

 

Sometimes, when you least expect it, a stranger comes to give you a little motivation.

 

 

Such intellectual conversation with my Siri. Trust me, I did NOT ask him for motivational advice. LOL.

 

 

And once in a while, little joys in life give us hope. And indirectly, a little push for the days to come.

 

 

Today is a Monday. Have a blessed week ahead – remember that positive forces will bring you through. :)

 

Graveyard shift tonight, round 1. May the force be with me. LOL.

 

P.S. I owe myself a graduation post. Next on the list!

 

 

Toodles. ♥

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