GERD. my fellow nurses, and especially emergency nurses, will agree that our eating habits are not the greatest, to put it lightly. in a busy er, on a busy day we are lucky to eat at all. and for that split second that we can, we shove anything and everything in our mouth and get back to work.
its just what we've become accustomed to. now i've been in the er since 02. and i've recently become overtaken by symptoms indicative of GERD. well, my best friend is an ER attending, assistant director of a local. and he flat out says, 'im sure you have GERD'.
that statement took me for a little while. its true. its the lifestyle we chose. just like the residents making no money, working all hours, getting little sleep, and just getting by. for me, its the lifestyle i chose. i didn't realize the repercussions that i'd be facing. GERD is definitely not the worst, but it does suck.
a wonderful little thing that is purple with yellow lines. Nexium. well, its been said and i guess its true...i'll be on this forever. i would laugh at my wife, she's not a pill taker, and with certain conditions come everyday pills. well, i've now joined the club.
...where's the party