My little patient has an ear infection so today I had her in my arms almost all of the 10 hours I worked. I suctioned a lot, managed her feeds and did my two hour vitals checks but a whole lot of today was just reading books out loud; singing folk songs, Sesame Street tunes and a couple lullabies; and playing with puppets. I have a pretty awesome job!
On the homefront I came through the door to a bouncy Yeager, that was a better surprise than if I had recieved my insurance check, which I didn’t, but he had a normal poop, licked his bowl clean and could barely stand still to get his leash attached. I have never been so happy to have my arm yanked from its socket as tonight with him bounding and pullling. He has been too sick to chase a bird for weeks now, tonight he made up for it and I think tomorrow the dog park is in order for sure!
I have had a great if tough week.
I keep typing and erasing, typing and erasing, but the gist of it is that even as I face the overwhelming debt and physical fatigue, I know it will all turn out OK. Yes that will be easier since I do still have a roof over my head, but nothing truly important can be taken away from me by poverty. I am a lucky and loved lady.
P.S. Feel free to comment here on my blog, feel free to share, and feel free to help; I hope I can inspire others the way many, Cancer Girl to name one, have inspired me. (Not that I have said anything of worth yet) and please let me know if you have any trouble with the “Donate” button, thank you for helping me to get my ends to consider residing in the same city at least, maybe by 2015 with no further major medical setbacks, I can actually get them to meet.