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  1. Rholyns Mejia

    Thanksgiving with My Number One Patient

    As the holidays approached and the news of Covid started to give some hope for the holidays, many people I know started making plans to celebrate in every single way possible. I did, too. One weekend with my current work circle, another with my other...
  2. tnbutterfly - Mary

    Thanksgiving With Your Work Family

    You're around the people you work with more than your family. In fact, some of you may spend more time with these people working on the holidays and miss out on "traditional" celebrations with your family. We sometimes can become very creative when l...
  3. Why I Am Grateful To Be Working On Thanksgiving Day

    For the majority of nurses, working the holiday is a requirement that we dread. For me, I choose to accept what I cannot change and to actively seek the good given the situation. It is my hope that this article can change your view on working the hol...
  4. Don't you just hate it when people drop by unexpected especially on a holiday? Would you prefer to work on Thanksgiving Day or host the uninvited guests? Share your stories...
  5. The Weeping Turkey Diaries

    As dinner time grew close, the family members of several of the staff brought in wrapped plates from the family dinner table. My family would have never heard of doing such a thing. According to my mother, my current holiday lot was my own doing. "Yo...
  6. Once again, I will be working on this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. However, I do not object to working on Thanksgiving like so many others. First of all, I am a single female with no husband or kids, so I come home to an empty house anyway. Secondl...
  7. I am told that this Thursday, today as it were, is a day to surround ourselves by people that we both adore and cannot stand and are a source of endless joy and drama (AKA Family...whether work or genetic, does it really matter which?), to overdose o...
  8. tnbutterfly - Mary

    Thanksgiving Came on Monday

    Monday was a particularly busy day......... one filled with a few unexpected blessings The first half of the day, while busy, was filled with my normal Monday, start-of-the week tasks. Nothing really out of the ordinary. It was later in the day when ...
  9. canesdukegirl

    Transplant Thanksgiving

    It's my turn to work this Thanksgiving. Although I am disappointed that I will not be having dinner with my husband, I knew that we would only be doing emergency cases in the OR. Expecting a relatively light working day, I swipe my badge and enter th...
  10. It's time for you to show us your FUN SIDE! Prove to the world that laughter is truly the best medicine! Enter our caption contest and give us your best. It's so easy Why wouldn't you? Should you accept this challenge, it involves coming up with a c...
  11. TheCommuter

    Thankful To Be A Nurse On Thanksgiving

    I plan to work this upcoming Thanksgiving night. But, you know what? I really do not mind working on the holiday at all. I am a single gal with no family of my own, and even though a close friend invited me to spend the holiday with her family, ...
  12. Thanksgiving Humor

    I look forward to the holiday season all year long. The day came and I went to work a little less than enthusiastically. I didn't want to be there, but I realized that my patients needed me regardless. The cafeteria personnel had informed u...
  13. VivaLasViejas

    10 Things Nurses Can Be Thankful For

    I've never made a secret of the fact that I'm a sentimental sort, and never more than at this time of the year. So now that I've been doing this blog thing for awhile and my readers are probably expecting the annual essay on gratitude, far be it from...
  14. VivaLasViejas

    Something To Be Thankful For

    This one was inspired by a little game that one of my co-workers started on facebook a couple of weeks ago as a lead-in to Thanksgiving Day. It's actually rather addictive; in fact, some of us have been posting each day about something we are thankfu...
  15. jadelpn

    Being Thankful

    ...and dare I say celebrated? There will be times that we are spending a Thanksgiving with a patient (or 2, or 10). It is not what perhaps we choose to do, but what we do, put in our turn, do out due diligence. Most patients don't relish the thought ...
  16. 50 Reasons for Nurses to be Thankful

    Sometimes it is difficult to be thankful in a profession so challenging and all-consuming, but as you can see, you have many reasons to be thankful for your job, despite those challenges. You care for people from birth to death in so many often traum...