12 Reasons Why I Want to Walk Away From Nursing

There are so many reasons why I love being a nurse. But some days there are so many reasons why I could walk away without looking back.

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1. Management scares me (sometimes). I know they don’t mean to scare me. But management can be a scary beast, epitomizing “big-brother.” Sometimes we’re left wondering what they’re thinking. Are we doing a good job? Are they looking for a reason to fire us? There’s a 50/50 chance… at least in my mind!

2. I can’t remember what it’s like to have a normal life. We work long hours. Our schedules are usually not set, they are constantly changing. We’re frequently on-call. We are usually required to work alternating weekends. I can’t remember what it’s like to be off every weekend, or to not wonder if I’ll be needed at work, or asked to come in. I don’t want to have to plan out my schedule months in advance. It would be nice being home when my kids get off the bus.

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Until my next delivery ❤


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