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Nurse Week #7: Great Tribute From a Nurse’s Partner

A great tribute to a nurse from her partner:

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The below post written by the significant other of a nurse originally appeared at Reddit’s r/nursing sub and appears here with full permission.

Today is Wednesday, May 6th. The start of the annual Nurse Appreciation Week…

I fervently believe that all jobs are hard, nobody really has it “easy;” we all get sick of our jobs. I speak on this point at an abnormal level for somebody my age. Whatever stress your career puts on you, it’s within human nature to minimize it to tolerability and then to despise it. This was one of the first facts I picked up when starting my fledgling career. A confirmation of one of my favorite truisms, “Everybody’s shit stinks.”

That said, I reserve a qualification for at least nurses. Maybe theirs smells a smidgen more.

As any partner should, I try to be there for her. If she chose…

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About Big Red Carpet Nurse (1750 Articles)
Along with other stuff I enjoy that pays the bills (a plus!), I'm a budding nurse comic. I plan, like fake Opthomologist Rand Paul, to create my own professional organization solely so it will grant me a Doctorate. In my case, the org will be something like the AANC (American Association of Nurse Comics), and it will (trust me on this point) agree to make me the first ever DNC: Doctor of Nurse Comedy. I'll keep you posted!

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