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Almost losing it...

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Very confused over what exactly I am to do. Getting mixed messages about what the plan of action is. Being put in very uncomfortable situations. Have to work the floor on 2nd and third shifts when there are holes. Insomnia is a problem. Saw my psychiatrist who gave me more ativane to get to sleep with. I will take it day by and we will see how it all turns out. I want to please my boss but they may have over estimated my ability to accomplice all they want done. Please keep me in your thoughts, Cheers,, Keith

  
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GGJUNEBUG 7/22/2014 12:26PM

    Praying for you, Keith. Hang in there. emoticon

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ARMATTHAEI 7/6/2014 4:42PM

    Sorry to see you are facing such challenges. Wondering if it would help you to ask your psychiatrist to write a note to the boss for some type of accommodations, like where you only work one shift so you can get your sleep into some tpye of pattern. It is well documented that those who are switching from shift to shift do poorer personally & professionally.

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FELINEBETTER 7/5/2014 2:38PM

    Hi Keith!
While you're feeling pretty overwhelmed, the best thing you can do for yourself is to make sure you look after YOU! Please try to eat as well as possible and try to get adequate rest. If insomnia is a problem, go back to your relaxation things -- or swimming! I know you will get through this. You've definitely got what it takes! Just don't forget to look after my friend, Keith!

And btw -- you are always in my thoughts! emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 7/5/2014 1:00PM

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JAVABERN 7/5/2014 10:07AM

    Hang in there K, and get some sleep! emoticon

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TENNISJIM 7/5/2014 6:51AM

    Interesting comment from GrandmaFranny.

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GRANDMAFRANNY 7/5/2014 2:55AM

    HEY KID !! BEEN THERE DONE THAT. I'VE WORKED 55 YRS. W/ THE PUBLIC AND YOU CAN'T PLEASE ANY. BUT IF YOU THINK YOU DID GOOD, DO emoticon IT, AND MAKE YOURSELF SICK. WORKED AT McDONALD'S FOR 18 YRS. NOW THAT'S STRESSFUL. SUFFERED 2 emoticon ATTACK'S WAS IT WORTH YOUR LIFE "YES". CHILL IT, KID. JUST DON'T PUSH IT, O.K.. GOD BLESS YOU

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It has been over a month.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

It has been over a month since I last said hello. I do truly miss my spark friends. Quite overwhelmed. Feeling the pressure to get certified in MDS and Wound Care ASAP. I am going to take the wound care certification in 3 weeks. I have been working so much. Trying to keep the wound program on track. I am also having to work the floor. So there doesn't seem to be much time for studying. I am being asked that I take the bull by the horns in the MDS program which is controlled by an LPN and make things happened to open up the system. I have been to 2 courses for MDS but don't have experience so it is very difficult to do and I am at a disadvantage. I am doing my very very best. Buying book and resources to help me get through these certification exams. But I am being asked to learn a whole lot of material in a very short period o time without a lot of experience in these fields. Please keep me in your thoughts. I hope to be back soon . I had better because my health is going to hell. Cheers, Keith

  
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1CRAZYDOG 7/2/2014 1:05PM

    You are doing a phenomenal job, Keith, so hang in there! You know we've got your back with thoughts and prayers.

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BAIXOMUSIC 7/2/2014 9:34AM

    I've also missed you. But we all understand that you have been busy and for good reason. Keep your chin up and persevere.

By the way, I love that "napping" picture.

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IOEINC 7/2/2014 8:26AM

    I have been thinking about you too and have missed you. Sounds like you are busy. I have to agree with Felinebetter that they have great faith in you to have selected you for that position. I think you will enjoy it and do a great job. It is a lot of work but will surely be worth it. I love what I do and have never regretted leaving bedside nursing.

You are doing the right thing with obtaining extra resources for the certification test and I am sure you will do well. Just keep telling yourself emoticon and you will!!!

Good luck and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers!!

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FELINEBETTER 7/2/2014 7:09AM

    awww! You haven't left my thoughts, my friend! It sounds like quite the marathon for you, but I'm sure it will all be worth it in the end. Don't forget - they selected you -- so someone has great faith in you, even when you don't!

Sure have missed you -- but am very glad to know that you're moving forward!

Soldier on, Keith! emoticon

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Hi, again

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Hi again. I hope all is well with my spark friends. Right in the middle of a 3 day seminar. Working almost every day it seems. I like what I am doing but it seems to be rough on my health. I have not been able to concentrate on my spark people activities like I used to . You would think that all this work I would be losing weight but I don't think that is the way it works. Cheers, Keith

  
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TENNISJIM 5/30/2014 6:05AM

    Glad to hear from you.

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1CRAZYDOG 5/28/2014 11:17PM

    ((((HUGS)))) Hope things slow down a little for you.



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Kinda of overwhelmed...

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Kinda of overwhelmed right now....trying my very best...don't get the feeling that it is fast enough....please keep me in the thoughts. Keith

  
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GGJUNEBUG 5/26/2014 10:46PM

    Will keep you in my prayers!

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FELINEBETTER 5/18/2014 7:08PM

    Although you're feeling overwhelmed, I'm sure you're doing great! They wouldn't have selected you for this training if they didn't believe you could do it!

Be sure to look after yourself. Eat well & get lots of rest. I'm pulling for you just as everyone is!

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1CRAZYDOG 5/18/2014 7:51AM

    ((((HUGS)))) Definitely deep breaths, meditation. You said it best when you said you were doing your best. You ARE! Just keep plugging away the best you can Nobody can ask more of you. You have had lots on your plate. Be kind to yourself.

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TENNISJIM 5/18/2014 5:58AM

    keeping you in my thoughts

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JEANKNEE 5/18/2014 3:07AM

    Breathe...

Wishing you peace and clarity of mind. May you be filled with the energy and strength to meet any challenges faced.

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I can't believe it's May 7th.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

I cannot believe it's May7th already. Much to tell. I miss you all very much. I am working almost everyday. It's amazing, exciting, scary and tiring. I know how important spark people is and look forward to devoting more time to it. But I am on a steep learning curve and have to sit for 2 certifications in the next 3 months. And I just don't want to mess up. Wish me luck. Again I miss you all. Cheers, Keith

  
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ARMATTHAEI 5/11/2014 3:19PM

    Best wishes. Let us know how you do. We are excitedly cheering you on. Can you hear us?

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FELINEBETTER 5/8/2014 12:55PM

    Great to hear from you! Stay as focused as you are and you'll succeed. Your Spark family will wait to celebrate that success with you!! emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 5/8/2014 12:00PM

    HUGS and you've got your priorities straight, even though you're missed too! Your certs are imperative. GOOD LUCK! I know you'll do well.

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BAIXOMUSIC 5/8/2014 6:59AM

    Stay focused! You're doing a great job and important work. Sparkpeople is here when you need us.

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TENNISJIM 5/8/2014 6:09AM

    You can do it.

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