Overworked and Underpaid!

  1. Ever worked to much that your legs just couldn't no more??



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  2. 9 Comments

  3. by   ked20
    Ha ha!
  4. by   aywl
    I like this !!
  5. by   TaniqueRN
    Yes!!! Especially after a 14 hour shift.
  6. by   MBARNBSN
    My legs were usually fine after 12-16 hour shifts due to being physically fit. If I needed to recover, it was my ability to see and think straight that was my main focus. This usually occurred after a long shift, where I probably either did not eat at all (I mean absolutely no breaks!!!) and/or I had to attend a stupid meeting on Day-Shift right after completing my Night-Shift (FYI managers, your Night-Shift workers need to sleep too... So leave them alone and let them go home! They can get whatever you want to tell them at a meeting in a Memo sent to them via email... Your Night-Shift workers risk their lives getting home after his/her shift to attend your SILLY meetings! Thus, NONE of your meetings are important enough for them to attend. Not a ONE)!
  7. by   Stcroix
    My legs are always feeling good due to technology. A good buddy of mine told me about 'recovery sox' that he uses when he does a long run. I have been wearing them ever since. They are basically graduated compression sox and a bit pricey (like $25) but worth their weight in gold. No more tired legs, check them out: Amazon.com: Vitalsox Patented Performance Graduated Compression Socks, White, Medium: Clothing
  8. by   CrazyCoconut
    Nice! So if you work 5 days a week, that's 5 pairs of socks. $125. $125 versus potential health problems from standing up all the time, cost of potential surgeries, medications, etc (i.e. varicose veins, etc). I think I'm all in!
  9. by   GitanoRN
    Too familiar~
  10. by   verysmartt
    very nice , this carton reflect the reality .
    sometimes we work 12h without break .
    Thanks a lot for this
  11. by   amygarside
    Quote from MBARNBSN
    My legs were usually fine after 12-16 hour shifts due to being physically fit. If I needed to recover, it was my ability to see and think straight that was my main focus. This usually occurred after a long shift, where I probably either did not eat at all (I mean absolutely no breaks!!!) and/or I had to attend a stupid meeting on Day-Shift right after completing my Night-Shift (FYI managers, your Night-Shift workers need to sleep too... So leave them alone and let them go home! They can get whatever you want to tell them at a meeting in a Memo sent to them via email... Your Night-Shift workers risk their lives getting home after his/her shift to attend your SILLY meetings! Thus, NONE of your meetings are important enough for them to attend. Not a ONE)!
    i like this one. this is so true! we all need to sleep. be considerate

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Overworked and Underpaid!