Latest Comments by 100kids

Latest Comments by 100kids

100kids, BSN, RN 6,124 Views

Joined Dec 7, '11. Posts: 718 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,019

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    BethG73 likes this.

    Not back until September 6th here. This is when I'm happy we don't get out until late June.

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    Welome to all you newbies! This is a fun, comical and VERY useful forum but it's pretty quiet in the summertime. Come school it will be hopping!

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    Congrats to you and good luck in your next adventure!

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    GmaPearl BSN RN likes this.

    Welcome Back! I first came on here in 2011. This board has changed in those 5 years, it is a lot busier now! Lots of fun coworkers to chat, vent, laugh and learn with! It'll be quiet until someone comes back in August. My school just ended last week so I am off to the beach...

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    Kids still here for 1/2 day today and tomorrow and then you will find me with my toes in the sand reading a good book!

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    Quote from Jen-Elizabeth
    My first field day experience in school nursing: they let the student severely allergic to eggs participate in the egg toss (despite warnings from me and the kid's parent). An egg broke all over his arm right before the egg toss ended (last event of the day). Hives up and down the kid's entire arm.
    Whose bright idea was that? Seriously?

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    Farawyn and MrNurse(x2) like this.

    Quote from Farawyn
    ME TOO!
    You and me, just like last year.
    YUP! Turning out the lights again.

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    The last week has FINALLY arrived!!!! I am doing my happy dance!

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    Good luck! The orientation is HUGE! SO many of us started with none! My first few weeks were figuring out what my job actually was! Ask questions here, it's quiet now that most of the school nurse's are off on summer vacation but come Fall there are a lot of people ready and willing to help! We have all been there!

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    NanaPoo, bell1962, GdBSN, and 6 others like this.

    I just want to say thank you again to all of you who get it. I'm not a big complainer but these past few weeks have just been ridiculous! I just knew you guys would help perk me up and get me through top the end. I have 1 week left and then break! I will make it and even come out with a smile on my face and I'll be ready to see all the kids again come September. Being the only nurse here is sometimes frustrating and lonely and I am so thankful to have "co-workers" in all of you who make me laugh and can commiserate. Enjoy your summer off! You DESERVE the break!

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    I'm here! But 8 more days for me! Lots to get done before the end and still have Field Day coming! Ackkkkkkkk!

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    Quote from NutmeggeRN
    Well you knew that WE would get it!!!
    Exactly and thanks! That's why I need you all!

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    Farawyn, JennyMac, NanaPoo, and 8 others like this.

    Quote from Been there,done that
    Speaking for the vast majority of nurses that do NOT get an entire summer off, I am having trouble arousing sympathy in this case.
    Hence why I posted this in the School Nurse's Forum not the General Nursing Forum.

    It's adults who think our jobs are so cushy and so simple that add to the grumpiness the most! I chose this job for the daytime, weekday hours and holidays and summers off. With it comes some downsides including a serious decrease in pay. We all make our choices.

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    Praiser, Farawyn, MrNurse(x2), and 1 other like this.

    Thanks everyone! I'm feeling a bit better today (maybe because it's Friday). This end of year has been the hardest by far of all my years. Thankfully a few weeks on the beach will cure me of all the grumpiness! Happy Friday!

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    Praiser and MrNurse(x2) like this.

    Quote from Jen-Elizabeth
    I am right there with you! Everyone at my school is feeling it this year.

    I did my supply order for next year which helped my mood. I'm a dork, though, because ordering supplies takes me to my happy place.
    Me too! This is actually a very good idea. Let the browsing begin...


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