Welcome to a new series exploring all the craziness that has been the last week.
So let’s get straight to the first Thing I’ve Learned in the last week: I’m glad I’m not a nurse. For starters, 12 hour shifts are insanity. Due to staffing shortages, you might get sent to a different department on a short day. You might not get a weekend, or two consecutive days off. And you’re dealing with sick people. By the looks of it, you’re also required to wear colorful crocs and loud Hawaiian shirts that look like scrubs. That brings us to the second thing I’ve learned:
Hospitals are no places for healthy people. I came back from being in a hospital room with my wife for four days with a sinus headache, a sore throat, post nasal drip, and goodness only knows what else. Antibiotics are my friend.