Friday, March 27, 2009

Funny story of the morning

I've mentioned here before that starting at about 5 in the morning, I have an endless stream of people in and out of my room. If you know me, then you know I like my sleep... Yeah, yeah, I know, I'm about to have a baby and the sleep thing is going to have to change, but I don't have a baby yet and being woken at 5 every morning wasn't really how I was planning on spending my last few weeks before having a child. Anyway, I'm not as bitter as I sound. I'm thankful for the great care, but I do have a good story about this from this morning.
The last nurse left my room at about 12:30 last night and came back at about 5:15 this morning. When she left, I had a hard time going back to sleep and was still awake when the resident came in at 6:30 to ask me the same questions they do every day. Breakfast came in at 7. It was also shift change for the nurses at 7 and so my new nurse came in at 7:15. I was still trying unsuccessfully to sleep and she says "Oh, are you still tired today?" I wanted to reply with "I think I've only gotten about 4.5 hrs of sleep so far tonight. Yes, I'm still tired." I didn't reply with that though. I simply said, "What do you mean?" I guess she realized that didn't sound so nice and didn't make the best first impression with a sleeping patient. She started asking the normal questions and then realized that she went in the wrong room. Dang. She left and my nurse came in a few minutes later. At that point, I gave up and just stayed awake. Ahhh, hospital fun.

1 comment:

  1. Think of this as practice for the "real" thing!