I have 2 weeks of work left. 8 shifts. I'm so ready to be done now. I'm 33+4. My back hurts. My hips hurt. My pelvis hurts. My feet hurt. I work in an ED. I run all shift. My patients and their families all want to talk about my pregnancy while I'm trying to assess them and their medical conditions that they thought were serious enough for an ambulance ride to hospo. They all want to tell me the sex of the baby (we don't know). Spanish wisdom seems to say girl, I keep getting boy from Eastern European women. I don't care, I'm trying to get rid of your chest pain, abdo pain, make sure your not having a stroke right now, you know, that thing you came to hospital for. Also, don't touch my belly! It's weird. I hate it when patients touch me normally, never mind rub my swollen belly. And another thing, stop trying to feed me! Again, weird. I generally don't like to eat food in the same space as I just undressed you, sat you on a pan, and cannulated you (probably spurting blood as I've gotten really clumsy this week).
Sorry for the rant. I love my job. I'm in struggle town though. Anyone else over work??