Slacker

I have been slacking keeping up with this blog! It’s going to be part of my New Years Resolution to keep up with it more. My resolution is to try and post at least one photo a day on Instagram, and then do a weekly summary here on the blog of all the photos I’ve done throughout the week!Read More »

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Ah, progress

I should make my blog less about me and more about things like travel nursing in general probably, but I’ll get to that. I’ll start writing posts and store some in the vault so I don’t overwhelm y’all (all 3 of y’all) with a million hundred posts a day. Is this how the blogging thing works?!

But, that’s not what this post will be. Sorry to burst the bubble.Read More »

Lemon and a pear

I have officially reached the halfway point of my first travel nurse assignment! 7 weeks down, 6 to go. I can’t believe how fast this has gone by!

I have a long list of places I have yet to hit up. It’s crazy how you think you’ll have time to do everything, so you slack off, and then you end up feeling like you didn’t take full advantage of the time spent here.

I don’t really have anything really interesting to say, because it’s 5am, I obviously didn’t sleep as well as I should have before tonight’s shift and I’m slowly dying of exhaustion. Seriously, I just fell asleep on a bench in the locker room for just 5 minutes and I already feel super refreshed.Read More »

Making the jump

…to travel nursing!

So for those who don’t know, travel nursing is a thing. Nurses work with agencies and take contracts at various hospitals across the US. These contracts are usually 13 weeks long — some are shorter, longer, and sometimes you can extend at the end of your contract. Hospitals need nurses for lots of various reasons, their nurses are all going back to school, nurses on maternity leave, new charting system put in place and people don’t like it so they quit, the Southern states tend to get “snowbirds” in the winter and they need more staff for more patients, winter in general is flu season and hospitals can have a higher number of patients but not enough staff to cover, etc.Read More »