feeling discouraged

Nursing Means Voice of Hope and Encouragement, Passion and Disappointment

Dear colleagues (new and old),
I have been a nurse (and no I won’t reveal my level of education as I don’t believe that it designates my level of intelligence or commitment to our profession) for over 25 years. THERE IS ROOM FOR ALL OF US.
To my new sisters and brothers in the profession: WELCOME! Our [...]

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From an OB to Nurse to Rehab Nurse

I am an RN in my 23rd year. When I was in nursing school I only liked OB, L&D, and Mother/Baby. I proceeded to follow my dream and worked many tears in L&D and I found out that doctors can be abusive. So when the unit I was working on closed, I never [...]

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Nurse – RN trained to save your butt not kiss it

Lately, I am just glad to have a job. My job is stressful and I am under appreciated if not appreciated at all, along with all my coworkers. There are times I feel as though I would like to quit, but nursing is all I know how to do and I do it well. I [...]

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A Frustrated Dialysis Nurse due to Lack of Support

I am dialysis nurse. What is dialysis? Well it is basically a process that involves hooking your body up to a machine through an artificially created access post so that your blood can flow into a tube and through the dialysis machine where the wastes in your bloodstream are cleaned. (What your kidneys usually do).
Anyway [...]

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A Hotel Receptionist Who Hate Her Job

I HATE MY JOB and I FREAKING HATE HOTEL GUESTS.
I been working as a front desk receptionist for about 2 years in a 2 star old piece of crap hotel in Carmel, CA. I don’t even know why I’m still here because the pay SUCKS, only $9.50 an hour and that’s after two .25 cents [...]

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Unemployed and Searching – Is there ANY GOOD JOB out there?

At the outset, I would like to declare that I suffer from a sad mental illness called depression. Because of this problem, I have only a few moments on normal days when I am feeling happy. I have worked in many places in the last 20 years, but there are no good memories.
A few years back, [...]

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A Story of a 14 Year Old Overworked Mcdonald’s Worker

Don’t ever work for fast food., especially when the manager is a sad 19 year old high school drop out who looks 30 and is currently on a mid-life crisis and is therefore taking out her angst on 14 year old girls like me.
I worked from McDonalds from March and only recently quit in the [...]

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A Broken ER Tech’s Work Experience

I have worked in the medical field in various positions for 12 years. 5 of those years as a nursing assistant with an agency. I have worked in extreme conditions in some of the worse nursing homes in a city that is listed in the top 3 worst cities to live in because of the [...]

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Convenience Store Cashier a Victim of Racism

I have been working in a convenience store in Dublin for 3.5 years so far. It is a quite big store so that we have lots things to do. we are not only staying in the check outs but also we packing a lot when deliveries come and cleaning the shelves and floor. It is [...]

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The Fear of a Long Term Care Nurse

Its amazing how my career has come around full-cirle. It doesn’t seem like long ago that I was the eager newbie, the one that wanted to make a difference. I envied some of the nurses that I knew that worked the night shift. They had already been where I wanted to be; [...]

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