Flip Flop

  1. I am an RN of a whopping 6 months (6 weeks of that I was on maternity leave.). I did my orientation on days, went to nights 2 weeks before I had my baby and now- 4 months later I am switching to days. I have wanted days from the beginning and now that I am going back I feel panicked. I like the people on nights, I feel I have friends and support there. I do not feel like my husband understands any of this at all. He is greatly excited that I am going to go days- no more sleepless nights with an infant for him. Can anyone identify? I mean I was ripped from my friends in nursing school, became aquainted with the people from days, found a few friends on nights- but my breastfeeding infant needs me at home then, I guess I am just having a pity party- but I am going to have it anyway- until I have to work tonight, that is.
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    About maryloufu

    Joined: Sep '06; Posts: 254; Likes: 178
    RN Case Manager
    Specialty: 4 year(s) of experience in PCU, Home Health


  3. by   nursekatie22
    Everyone needs a pity party every now and then, but I don't feel like you're having one. You have real worries about things that impact your life and you're entitled to try to find a solution. Good luck!
  4. by   maryloufu
    Well- I did my last night shift last night. I am in a Stuart Smalley frame of mine "I'm good enough, smart enough and people like me!"
    I guess we will see how it goes!
  5. by   CyndieRN2007

    I hope it goes well. You'll see that in a little while you had nothing to worry about! If it make you feel better....I have an interview the 3 ICU floors and I am fresh out of nursing school!!! Im working right now as an LVN, havent passed boards and very confused about my future!!!
    See....your always better off than someone else!! LOL. Good luck!!
  6. by   maryloufu
    :studyowl:Good luck with boards student4life!