How do you reward yourself after a tough shift? - page 5

Just for fun. :D Do you ever reward yourself after a tough shift, patient, patient load, weekend, night, etc? I like to get Starbucks on the way home. It's about once every two weeks but when I... Read More

  1. by   86toronado
    It's probably already been said, but I had to place my vote for a hot bath... just thinking about it now makes me want to have one when I get home from this shift, not that it's been a difficult one at all!
  2. by   Caffeine_IV
    Starbucks or Panera for breakfast. If it was a painful shift with lots of turning, pushing etc...a warm bath with some nice bubble bath. Then I'm out like a light.
  3. by   LadyFree28
    A good book, pedicure, and a looong nap...not necessarily in that order.

    And a new pair of shoes!
  4. by   kabfighter
    Benadryl, melatonin, and a beer. Makes for a good day's sleep.
  5. by   LoveMyBoxer99
    Nice long hot shower, comfy PJ's, sit on my porch with my dog, and a tall glass of ice cold Splenda sweet tea.

    Sometimes, if it has been an exceptionally difficult day, my dear husband will give me a back massage too. I never discuss work off the clock, he is just great about reading the expression I have when I get home.
  6. by   LoveMyBoxer99
    Quote from amygarside
    ice cream relieves stress
    Yummy Ben and Jerry's strawberry cheesecake.... The Absolute Best Ever!
  7. by   carolinapooh
    Breakfast margaritas at Taco Cabana, conveniently located about three miles from my house. It's one of only a few advantages of living in Texas, home of the 24 hour margarita.