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“I woke up with a headache and now have a migrane. Got a phone call today. Due to some legal trouble a fellow nurse is in, all nurses that worked for the same company and worked at the same hospital, where the legal stuff went down, had their contracts severed...effective immediately. The company that got my contracts is dissolving due to this mess. I'm incorporated so now my choice is to venture out on my own and get my own contracts...hard to do, or dissolve my corporation and go to work for an agency. On the bright side, I get the holidays off!! I think I'll take a nap”
“you wont get the contracts by taking that nap”
“"On the bright side"
Are we gonna see you tomorrow?”
“Sorry to hear that. Welcome to the unemployment club.”
“if this headache goes away I plan on being there. I never get headaches, I hope it's not the start of something...like the rotten ol flu everyone else seems to be gettin.”
“Vitamin C, Zinc, and rest. Hope to see you there!”
thanks tara...I think I will do some O.D'ing on a good multivit liquid.”
“Damn. Good luck, Ivy. Nurses are in demand, though, so you shouldn't have to look very long.”
“A couple of shots of whiskey and everything will be better in the morning. Good Luck”
“Phaedrus...I could have a job by Monday if I wanted to be employed by a hospital. However, I've dedicated myself to helping my boys go to college and hospital staff wages won't cut it. I know, it wouldn't kill my kids to rely on their jobs and loans (I had to do the loan thing when I went to college and it didn't kill me)but as a parent...I guess I want things better for them then I had it. I think that's a natural feeling for a parent. But your right, I'm not worried about getting another job...just getting the right one. Thanks for the good luck wish :)”
“Ah, now that makes it a little different, doesn't it?
In that case, GREAT luck to you ;)”
“LOL Lobo...a couple of shots of whiskey and my head would explode.....Kaboom!”
“This could be an opportunity.”
Maybe its 'Rectalitis'
“From your dealing with lawyers, contract administrators, and hospitals in general you might not have a headache, but another malady known as rectalitis. Its caused by an unspecified microbe that enters through your a$$, works its way up your spine and implants itself in your brain, giving you a shi++y outlook on life. It goes away in a few days.
Nurses are in demand, so you shouldn't be unemployed very long. Look at it as the ability to start the new year with a new job and a new outlook on life.”
“hey top dawg, do you know any nurses?...we all have a shltty outlook on life...LOL. I do like your definition of rectalitis tho...LMAO.
Mtnsteve, I do like your attitude.
I really didn't mean to sound like I was whining...just wanted to share.”
“I didn't think you were whining, Ivy. People are just trying to get a rise out of you.”
“Is Ivy an RN?
An RN is an awesome job for someone who likes working with people (not me).
RN's can travel the world. Work six months in Colorado. Call Miami and go to work the next day. During the summer take a job in Boston. Southern California for the next Winter.
$50,000 to $80,000 a year is enough cash to live on.”
“actually, I just got a call and California is a strong possibility for 8 weeks..but I'm a single parent...my youngest almost 18. He says, "leave me lots of money". LOL. Can you feel the love? The oldest is away at college so no worries there. I have no doubt, however, that my dog would curl up and die without me for that long.”
“Good luck Ivygirl. Enjoy your holidays and soul search. Good luck with your decision. BTW I didn't think you were whining.”
“Go back and check early, vintage newgirl threads for the definition of whining.
LMFAO... sorry, Scrooge inhabited me there for a bit... hehehe”
“sorry to hear that Ivy, does this have anythinhg to do with the NMH dispute?”
“wheelz. no, it has to do with the mess at spectrum that has been on the news”
“How's that headache, Ivy? Feeling any better?”
“3000mg of tylenol and counting. Headache is still there, no better, no worse. My liver is shot though :0”
“"Go back and check early, vintage newgirl threads for the definition of whining."
let me guess: "dont hate me because im beautiful"”
“Wow sorry to hear of that ivy. Well...its a good time to go snowshoeing and backpacking!!!! Heck, take 9 months off and hike the PCT :)”
A chiropracter once told me to warm the hands=hot water bottle
then put something cool behind the neck, i used room temp water bottle, you could do ice.
To take away the blood supply to your head.”
“hope you feel better asap”
“if you'd seen some of my earlier posts on other threads today, you'd know there already isn't enough blood supply to my head..LOL. But a hot bath sounds good. If I do that with a cold cloth behind my neck, do you think that would help?”
“My sis and family in San Diego got the flu bug....everybody's been out for 3 days...just starting to get better...ONLY coughing and sneezing for the last couple of days.
Ivygal get well soon, and hope you find another job soon too.”
“COME TO ARKANSAS! my wife works for a hospital and she gets a $1500 bonus for recruiting you.....fayetteville's wonderful this time of year!”
“would she split that bonus with me?”
“I know very little about arkansas other than it would take a whole lot more than $750 to get me to move there.”
“I don't know anything about Arkansas except that it is second only to Alaska for rivers and lakes. (I think thats Arkansas) That can't be all bad in my book”
“Nope, it can't be all bad.”
“she said no problem! it's the 2nd fastest growing area in the nation(unfortunately). walmart and tyson chicken and JB HUNT truck lines rule the roost here. and you must learn to call the hogs. sorry, state law.”
“where are all the lawyers? I'm gonna have to check my contract but happen to think, how can they sever my contract...shouldn't they have to pay me for the time I had left on the contract?...something?? Geez, what good is a contract?”
“It's only as good as your lawyer compared to theirs, I guess :)”
“we got's lots of ivy here too.....most of it's poison though...
nice hog callin for a yankee!”
“Ivygal, sorry to hear about your woes. Take good care of yourself, this nastiness that's going around is vicious. I just made another trip to the Dr's yesterday morning, have been fighting w/ it since before thanksgiving. Lots of rest and lots of fluids. And my DO told me a fantastic thing for sinus pressure...fill your crockpot with a quart of water, put it on high, cover it and then everytime you walk by it open the lid and breath in all the lovely steam. It works wonders. And you don't end up with all that nasty snot-glue that results from cold meds. Feel better fast! =)”
“actually, I guess the headache was just a headache...it went away the minute I couldn't walk!”
“lol, I guess excrutiating pain elsewhere will do that! (Damn, and I hoped you were going to fall for the sticking your head in the crockpot thing)”
this sounds like the bug that kicked my ars off that hike”
“Okay, I'm employed again..Merry X-mas. Break out the eggnog!! This job came to me and was to sweet a deal to turn down. Whoohoo!”
“Must have got a job as the Grinch at the Mall? that or some elf or dwarf? or flipping burgers HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!”
Employment is the best Christmas present of all, lol...”
“thanks zac and bit. Employment isn't a bad christmas present especially since I don't have to start until after christmas :)”
“cool breeze, I make more in one year than you'll make in a lifetime on your disability”
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