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Nursing Sucked the Life Out of Me

I wake up every morning and say the Our Father to myself in order to get me through another day of backstabbing, demoralization, and disappointment in humanity. I am a RN-BSN.
PLEASE reconsider if you are considering becoming a nurse because I know once that time/money is invested in a education, you have reached the [...]

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The Life of a Restaurant Worker is NO Easy Feat!

I was basically raised to be a restaurant worker! My Mom was a waitress and my Dad a bartender. All of my siblings started in a restaurant but are out now. I grew a love for the business and have decided to make it my career. Only problem is, I seem to let everyday stresses [...]

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One Nurse’s Nightmare: Unfairly Terminated from Work

I am a 49 year old nurse who has similar stories. I have been an LPN for close to 30 years and have spent the last 10 years in the MDS field as an MDS coordinator. I have been proud for having excellent documentation skills and have always had a good reputation from anywhere I [...]

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Help! I want to Get out of Nursing

I am another one of those nurses who hates her job. I have been a nurse for 18 long years so I have given it a good try. I am finally able to admit that yes indeed I do hate it.
For a long time I alternated between hating it then feeling guilty about [...]

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Easy Working Life as a Computer Programmer

I’ve been a computer programmer for about 12 years now. Most of my time is spent on maintenance, which many programmers hate. I actually love it. When you get an assignment, the program is already broken, and expectations are low because the code is usually 20 years old and sucks anyway.
It’s like working jigsaw puzzles [...]

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Marina General Manager Position is Awesome

Wow! I guess my job is not so bad after all. I am general manager for a marina and do enjoy being on the water and around boats which I love.
The biggest headache though is the people. Probably 90% of the people I deal with are great folks, and I enjoy them. But the other [...]

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