Thursday, July 03, 2008

Holy Humperdink Batman!

It has been such a loooooooooong time since I've posted. It actually feels like days instead of months though. So much has happened. Shall I sum it up for you? Here we go:

  1. Manager position dissolved
  2. Got put back on the staff rotation
  3. Got drunk
  4. Separated from husband
  5. Divorced husband
  6. Got drunk
  7. Hurt back (again - wtf?)
  8. Took a much needed break from anything
  9. Got drunk
  10. Went on an awesome amazing beautiful 100+ mile 4 wheeler ride with friends
  11. Got drunk
  12. Went rafting down the Rogue River
  13. Got drunk
Are we detecting a pattern here? LOL.

OK Seriously now...... I've been in physical therapy since May 23rd for a re-injury to my back. It involved 4 nurses, one 450 pound intubated patient, and no lifting equipment. Um.... yeah. Hurt. I should be released back to full duty again soon though. Thank God! I'm so damn tired of chart reviews and updating policies I could vomit. I hate light duty. Seriously. It is like a huge infected ass pimple that makes it difficult to sit down on because it's just so fricking irritating.

The good news?

TRAUMA SEASON IS HERE!!!! Yeeeeeeehaw!!!!!

I love trauma season. May through November is my favorite time of year to work in the ER. Car wrecks, motorcycle crashes, horse wrecks, cow tramplings, gunshot wounds, stabbings, beat up with frying pans, falling off ladders, exploding fireworks............sigh............ I love 'em. Love 'em all.

Had our first snake bite of the season the other day too. Classic presentation - young male, drunk, saying "Hey! There's a snake! Let's catch it!" - followed by a sloppy grab and an envenomated bite. So what did our cute little chubby fellow win? A trip to the ICU and a 10 minute lecture from a craggy old physician.

Craggy - is that a word? I don't think so. Doesn't look right.

Anyway - I'm back! I know you are all falling over yourselves in excitement. I can see it. Just make sure you sustain some good injuries because I'm bored and need something to do.



Max said...

Glad you are back. I love your blog very much

RevMedic said...

Welcome back after such an eventful few months. I hope you are healing in all aspects.

Orthette said...

Sounds like it's been a challenging couple of months. Glad it's starting to get better! I've missed your posts.

Anonymous said...

YEEEE HAAAA!!!!! Thank the stars and the moon you're back. Now I got something to read!!

AtYourCervix said...

Welcome back!!

TheHMC said...

Augh! I have a lot of catching up to! I didn't know you were back and have been waiting (im)patiently for your return. Off to check out your newest adventures.