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Ouchie, Ouchie

Thursday, July 24, 2014

It was very busy last night at the Emergency Department. Not that the patient load was so horrible - we were short-staffed because of illness and call-offs. I actually had some really nice patients and visitors. Yeah! That makes it all worthwhile - until you feel your back and shoulders hurting, your feet aching (wore a pair of shoes I hadn't worn in a while - and I remember why - they felt like bricks.)

One of the evening nurses stayed 4 hours overtime until 4 AM - bless her heart! Then it was just 2 nurses, 2 techs, a ward clerk, and the doc. Until one of the techs couldn't tough it out anymore and left sick at 4:30. I logged over 4000 steps on the first 4 hours, and "only" 6500 in the last 8 hours.

Things I did right: managed to get into the back and eat my chef salad. Slowly, dipping the fork into the dressing. Drank my instant tea, a pint, over the shift, and a only 2 cups of coffee before 5 AM. When I went to the pharmacy to pick up meds for my patients, I did pushups against the waist high table there. Walking the pups when I got home, we went 2 miles, and I rolled my shoulders and did stretches - wow, that felt good! Kept my cool when talking to grumpy-pants dude we had left stay (he always comes in with no way to get home, but he's not sick enough to need admission most of the time). Spread sunshine! Oh, and hot shower and my favorite skin cleaner and lotions before bed.

Things I did wrong: carried the tension in my shoulders most of the night. Forgot about stretching at work. Wore the wrong shoes. When dayshift staff showed up, several of them said "next time, call me and I'll come in early". (Thanks, guys & gals!) Ate my comfort food, slow churned ice cream, when I got home (better than the regular stuff, I guess).

Plans for tonight - fingers crossed for everyone showing up. Have the other half of the chef salad (it was big) for tonight. Remember to stretch! Hydrate more. Smile! Wear comfortable shoes. More fruit tonight.

Time to get ready for work - gotta go! Stay safe, my friends.

  
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NEW-CAZ 7/25/2014 2:51AM

    Hope your next shift you remember your plan.
Smile and spread sunshine indeed emoticon

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SPARKASAURUS 7/25/2014 12:44AM

    spread sunshine! love it!! emoticon

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LESLIELENORE 7/24/2014 11:53PM

    Oh boy! The wrong shoes can really affect you, can't they?

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2 Broke Girls

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

2 Broke Girls debuted on CBS in 2011. It stars Kat Dennings as Max Black, a tough working class waitress. Beth Behrs plays Caroline Channing, once rich but now broke when her father was busted in a Ponzi scheme. Caroline works with Max at the Williamsburg Diner, and they share a small sub-let apartment. The supporting cast includes Matthew Moy as Han Lee, the owner of the diner, Jonathan Kite as Oleg, the Ukranian cook who constantly sexually harasses the waitresses, and Garrett Morris as Earl, the cashier. Max and Caroline want to start a cupcake business. In season two, they open a shop, but go bankrupt by the end of the season.



When you flew out of the nest
You made a mistake
Flew all the way back
When you got back to your den
One minute too late was already wrecked


I, I
It's a fraction of a whole but it's so hard to control
I, I get this straight


You can't can't count on a second chance
The second chance will never be found
You can't can't count on a second try
The second try will never come 'round



You stick to what you knew before
Don't know what you like
Just made up your mind
The picture still hangs on the wall
From back in the day
When you had it all


I, I
It's a fraction of a whole but it's so hard to control
I, I get this straight



When you flew out of the nest
You made a mistake
Flew all the way back
When you got back to your den
One minute too late was already wrecked


I, I
It's a fraction of a whole but it's so hard to control
I, I get this straight



You can't can't count on a second chance
The second chance will never be found
You can't can't count on a second try
The second try will never come 'round


You stick to what you knew before
Don't know what you like
Just made up your mind
The picture still hangs on the wall
From back in the day
When you had it all


I, I
It's a fraction of a whole but it's so hard to control
I, I get this straight


www.youtube.com/watch?v=06MPABsx-qg

  
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IDLETYME 7/24/2014 9:13AM

    Don't know that show but loved the blog!

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IMLOCOLINDA 7/23/2014 11:41PM

    Another Linda chimes in and says the squirrel sacked out because he has so much to do is just the way I am feeling!! The pictures are all wonderful. I liked the one about graduation too! I've never seen the show. Didn't know Garrett Morris was still alive?!!!~

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LINDAKAY228 7/23/2014 6:16PM

    I can relate to the one tired for thinking of all he has to do ha ha!

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LESLIELENORE 7/23/2014 3:42PM

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NEW-CAZ 7/23/2014 8:18AM

    another new one on me!

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JANET552 7/23/2014 7:51AM

    I don't watch this show. Cool pics!!

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RIDLEYRIDER 7/23/2014 7:44AM

  Hate that show, love these quotes!

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FERRETLOVER1 7/23/2014 7:39AM

    This is a funny, silly show...and I love it! It makes me laugh which is what a comedy is supposed to do! I just adore the chemistry between Kat and Beth!

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PINKEUROGIRL 7/23/2014 7:34AM

    love this show!

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Dave Barry Quotes

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Yesterday I blogged on Dave's World, a sitcom based on books by Dave Barry. Dave was born 3 July 47, and worked for the Miami Herald as a humor columnist from 1983-2005. He won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1988. He's written many fiction and non-fiction humorous books. These quotes are just a few from Brainy Quotes.


It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.

(Your HAMZ, Itza mine!)

Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.


Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.


Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are, only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically.



Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid.


Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.


People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them.


Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet.


You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.


It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells... to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin.



If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry.

(Feelings do not denote reality)

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.

(That's it, June! I'm tossing the Riverdance DVD in the trash for good!)

To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.


The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers.


'Escargot' is French for 'fat crawling bag of phlegm'.


Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.


Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.


Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true!



www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/d/
davebarry102540.html#wOAd8LYDmA7L4tpY.99

  
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LINDAKAY228 7/23/2014 6:21PM

    Love those quotes! And of course the pics!

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FERRETLOVER1 7/23/2014 8:17AM

    Dave Barry is one funny man!

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IMLOCOLINDA 7/22/2014 9:45PM

    emoticon Thanks for the laughs!

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Dave's World

Monday, July 21, 2014

Dave's World was based on Dave Barry's books "Dave Barry's Greatest Hits" and Dave Barry Turns 40". (Dave Barry is a humorist and columnist for Miami Herald in real life) The show ran from 1993-97. Harry Anderson starred as Dave Barry, who in reel life, was a columnist for the Miami Record-Dispatch. Delane Matthews was his wife, Beth.


Dave's World Theme Song Title: "You May Be Right" Written By: "Billy Joel" Performed By: "Southside Johnny"


Friday night I crashed your party, Saturday I said I'm sorry
I might be as crazy as you say.
If I'm crazy then it's true
That it's all because of you
And you wouldn't want me any other way.


You may be right,
I may be crazy
You may be wrong for all I know
But you may be right



www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jo9t5XK0FhA

  
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LINDAKAY228 7/22/2014 1:30PM

    I don't even remember this one! I always learn something new.

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FERRETLOVER1 7/22/2014 7:16AM

    Wow - I had forgotten about this one! It was so funny - I loved it.

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2BDYNAMIC 7/21/2014 8:26PM

    Where did Dave Barry go?? ................ I read all of his books and laughed my tail feathers off .............. emoticon

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SHERYLDS 7/21/2014 2:11PM

    craxy can be a good thing

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MAGIK0731 7/21/2014 2:03PM

    HAHA THANKS FOR SHARING!

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NEW-CAZ 7/21/2014 1:50PM

    Nope...new one on me emoticon

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The Wonder Years

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Wonder Years was aimed at the baby-boomer generation (like me!). It ran from 1988-93. The theme was a typical kid growing up in a typical home during the changes of the 60's. It was set in "Anywhere, USA". Fred Savage played the lead role of Kevin Arnold. Danica McKellar was his crush-girl friend "Winnie" Cooper. Kevin's father, Jack (Dan Lauria) was a Korean War veteran and grew up during the Great Depression (like my father). He didn't tolerate the rapid changes in the 60's. Kevin's mother, Norma (Alley Mills), was more upbeat and friendly, and more open to change. Kevin had an older brother and sister, also. The series was shot and shown so that the setting was 20 years before the show date.



As the characters aged, the producers wanted to reflect more mature story lines, but the ABC executives didn't want the time slot (8 pm) or the show itself to to show Kevin's sexual awakening.

Joe Cocker sang the theme song.


What would you do if I sang out tune?
Would you stand up and walk out on me?
Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song
I will try not to sing out of key, yeah
Oh, baby I get by with a little help from my friends
By with a little help from my friends.



All I need is my buddies
By with a little help from my friends
I said I'm gonna get by with a little
By with a little help from my friends
Whoa oh oh oh oh
Said I don't know if that's what I'm sure do to, baby



By with a little help from my friends
Said I'm gonna make it with my friends
By with a little help from my friends
Whoa oh I'm gonna keep on trying
By with a little help from my friends
Said I'm gonna keep on trying.



www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtiZTGoZpME

  
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LINDAKAY228 7/22/2014 1:32PM

    I remember that one pretty well! I remember the theme song even more not from the show but from other places I heard it.

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IMLOCOLINDA 7/20/2014 11:52PM

    I liked this show....but LOVED your pictures.

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FERRETLOVER1 7/20/2014 6:44PM

    emoticon show!

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    Love the last picture! Thanks for the blog! emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 7/20/2014 6:27AM

    Loved it!

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THINFITFEMINIST 7/20/2014 5:35AM

    To me this wasn't a typical family, it was an update of Ozzie and Harriett.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 7/20/2014 5:03AM

    Ah, the memories!!!!

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