Gripe Category

Contrasts.

In: Gripe, NaBloPoMo, Work

I attended two births in one day, almost exactly 12 hours apart.  One was due last month, one was due this month.  One boy, one girl.  One woman surrounded by family, the other with only her husband.  One noisy, the other quiet.  One totally uncomplicated, the other almost completely complicated.  One born in the water, […]

Nursing School Orientation

In: Gripe, NaBloPoMo, Nursing School

When I went to the mandatory nursing school orientation back in May as an alternate, I sat praying that some fool would forget to show up and lose his or her spot in the Fall class so that I might get in.  Only two fools did so and I was back in limbo until the […]

Unlucky.

In: Gripe, School, Work

I went to the second day of the last stats class I had a chance of getting into and was rejected once again.  They chose about 30 students and 60 were hoping to get in.  It was REALLY hard not to cry on the spot, so I cried on the way to my car instead.  […]