Try and Keep Up!

I normally don’t “rant” on blogs. I mean, if I do it is something societal…nothing personal. I just have a few things on my mind…so, I’ll start with the worst one. 

Why in the HEYELL do people become nurses or take on any job where they don’t have the patience for it? My sister is in the hospital…she had surgery on Oct. 31st. Well, I wont even try and count the times me and my mother had to go to the nurse’s station to tell them one thing or another…but this ONE heffa got on my damn nerves. I swear I was ready to punch a hole in her throat. (1st infraction) My sister is in pain…has a morphine drip and Demerol. The Demerol is making her nauseous so ONE nurse (lets call her “heffa”) says she will get her anti nausea medication…well time ticks, no nurse. So, I go and find “heffa” and she says, “Well, the drip is GONNA make her nauseous” and walks away. WTF!! The other nurse finally comes back and gives her chewable tablets to fight the nausea. (2nd infraction) My sister is thirsty…doesn’t want water…asks for ginger ale. I go out and spot “heffa” and ask. She says (waving me off) “I don’t know what that is” (did I mention she’s Latina?) MY reply is, “You don’t know what a GINGER ALE is?” She then stops in her tracks and comes back towards me, finding a woman who is delivering meals and asks her to give me one. I get it and go. (3rd infraction, which almost led to throat punching) My sister needs to sit up more in bed. Yes, she’s a heavy woman…we be “healthy” in this fam. LOL BUT, why did “heffa” say to me all loudly (with another patient in the room) “She’s heavy so we’re gonna need to use this *pointing at a piece of material used to place under patients* to move her so we wont hurt our backs” THAT is when I make my exit to the hallway. I don’t wanna bash her in her mouth. I don’t wanna CUSS…esp. since, I know when we leave my sister will be alone…so I go into the hallway to hold my mule. That chick coulda got it…easily. She came back and apologized the next day…and my sister let her know that she doesn’t need to say certain things. My sister is in school for nursing and she said she couldn’t imagine saying some of the things this chick has said. Another thing…they had my sister waiting 3 whole hours for pain medication. She called me crying and I had my mother call the nurse’s station. RIDICULOUS!! I know a lot of people get into careers because they pay good money, but it sucks because I feel its one of those jobs you have to have a passion for. Otherwise, you’re hurting more than you’re helping. 

I also want to know why people can’t just be honest about their intentions. I have had WAY too many friends come to me and I’ve been through it WAY too many times myself…where men AND women lie about what they want from you relationship wise. My opinion is this…if you seriously are that confused by what you want or need, then take time by yourself or go be with someone who doesn’t care about how you treat them. How many promises you break. How wishy washy you are about your feelings. If you don’t wanna be in a relationship people, damnit…SAY it. Be an adult and have some accountability. It’s selfish to hold onto someone and do your thing without regard to the one you “say” you love or care for all because you don’t want to take the chance that you’ll choose wrongly. I personally think if you’re even holding onto someone like that…there is a pretty good chance you KNOW they are the one for you…you just don’t wanna fuck it up. Let go of the control and give it 100% of you…isn’t that what YOU would want from someone else? 

Finally, I just want to say…NOTHING can get to me more sometimes than unappreciative muhfuckas. NOTHING. People are in your life because they CHOOSE to be. People usually do things because they CHOOSE to…but, what is so hard about saying, “Thank you”? Oh, and saying, “I didn’t ask anyone to do that for me…” is a cop out. It is DECENT to say thank you and remember that someone has been gracious to you. Stop making excuses for being a selfish, spoiled brat!…And I’M TIDE!

10 thoughts on “Try and Keep Up!

  1. Gone girl… bout you TIDE!!!I would have had to clock heffa in her throat. I mean really, she acted like she had no clue. And who don’t know about ginger ale???? She better go down to the Pathmark (you don’t know nothing bout that lol…) and get her some Canada Dry, Schwepps, SOMETHIN!!! You got to keep ginger ale in your house to make sure your stomach don’t take a turn for the bad (down south thing). Every now and then you got to rant. Get it out of your system.

  2. I know what you meant (the hospital). All hospitals should carry that you know? They make sure you have all the caffeine you need to get your day perking. I hope your sister gets better soon.

  3. I’m just going to say this…when my dad had his strokes a few years ago, we NEVER left him alone! 32 days and there was at least one family member in there around the clock. We kept a notebook record of what the doctors were saying and what meds the nurses were giving each time and that record kept him from getting double doses sometimes.I had to nicely cuss out the nursing staff because my father is diabetic and no one had been checking his nails and he ended up getting an ingrown toenail which is a definite no no for diabetics. I was so glad when he came home.

  4. Wow, see…how incompetent they can be? People’s lives are in their hands and they can be so willy nilly. If they’re short staffed then they need to hire…because all it does is create a cycle for prolonged sickness.

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