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Under The Weather: Mum’s Don’t Get Sick Days

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April 15, 2011 // Uncategorized

The time line looks something like this:

-Work many busy physical shifts in a row and don’t catch the opportunity to get any proper rest to recover (and by rest I mean really awesome sleep!).

-Hang out in the labour room all day with your patients partner who has a bad cold…but really, what are you going to do as the labour nurse? You just suck it up and pass the tissues and keep on going.

-Follow 2 busy shifts with a horrible night of insomnia and continue to go to work despite being awake since 3 AM.

-Start to feel run down but keep on pushing through. Mum’s don’t get sick days right? I have too much to do!

– Achoo! The fever starts. The aches and pains. The yucky cold hits me.

And there you have it! The complete, and obvious, time line of why I am under the weather. On a side note, I am on vacation in 10 days and it can’t come soon enough. The positive part of me thought, ‘well if I’m sick now that means I won’t be for my vacation right?’.

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Hi! I'm Andrea, a 30 something girl who loves living the downtown lifestyle and didn't want to give it up once I started a family. Mama in the City since 2008 and blogging since 2009!

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