You might be a night shifter if...

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    You sit through 3 red lights before you realize the car in front of you is broken down, and not just stopped at the light. oops.
    allmylove6, Blue Felt Fedora, MJB2010, and 18 others like this.

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    You receive many fewer texts because people never know when you're sleeping.

    ~ No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent -Eleanor Roosevelt ~
    Soon2BNurse3, anotherone, rhondaa83, and 5 others like this.
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    I've had whole conversations with people who called my phone during the day when I was sleeping and forgot to silence it, and then totally forgotten the entire conversation. Apparently I can hold up my end of the conversation pretty well though - only my mom can tell when I'm sleep-talking
    Orca, duskyjewel, joanna73, and 13 others like this.
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    Yes deffinately the holding a conversation when asleep and not remembering it. My brother used to do this crap to me all the time. He would not realize I was asleep either.
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    Quote from beeker
    You sit through 3 red lights before you realize the car in front of you is broken down, and not just stopped at the light. oops.
    I have sat at a light until it changed - to red.
    duskyjewel, crbetts, multi10, and 14 others like this.
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    You have a hard time checking if your patients are A/O X4 at 0200. "No sir it's not Tuesd... Oh wait, no, you're right."

    You can see in the dark better than most.
    rnlately, TrueAtHart, shortie0306, and 27 others like this.
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    when you're nauseated at 5 am
    when you know every snowplower's first name
    when you buy a heaping cart full of groceries on the way home before 8 am
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Jan 16, '13
    TrueAtHart, Ir15hd4nc3r_RN, goomer, and 8 others like this.
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    You're driving down the road at night and vaguely you see a red light in front of you in the distance. You wonder why it never gets any closer, and so you lean forward and squint -- and you realize that's not a red light, it's the person who's a bit ahead of you's tail lights.
    multi10, VivaLasViejas, Esme12, and 1 other like this.
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    the patient asks if you would like the light to be turned on and you casually say no, I see in the dark . . . when breakfast occurs at 5:30 pm . . . and lunch at 2:30am . . . when you fall asleep in your driveway only to be woken up by the noise of children leaving for school, school buses and dogs barking
    Pudnluv, klone, anotherone, and 15 others like this.
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    you get easily confused as to what day it is. or you have to convince a resident who is screaming at the top of his lungs to be quiet in the middle of the night but he won't listen to anything and the entire hallway wakes up....
    AZMOMO2, anotherone, JamieBasil, and 2 others like this.


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