Chapter 5: Kate and I ponder alcoholism

“Hey. Are do you want to go to El Jalisco again for lunch?” Kate asks. We are supposed to be studying gas laws, capillary action, density and other science-y stuff when Kate asks me this seeming innocuous question. “You remember what happened last time?’ I responded without it trying to Continue reading Chapter 5: Kate and I ponder alcoholism

Chapter 4: A Proper Introduction aka my name is…

ElizaMarie, future RT ElizaMarie, student RT’ Ummm hey, My name is ElizaMarie All three are variations of an introduction I’ve use at the hospital just this week.  There are so many people to meet. There are the hospitalists. So far, I count 4. There are the ER physicians–I’ve met 7 Continue reading Chapter 4: A Proper Introduction aka my name is…

Chapter 2: Rules, regulations, and disclaimers

I don’t like rules and I don’t always follow them, but sometimes RULES are RULES, and these are the rules. The Rules 1. The Night Shift is a work of fiction. Realistic fiction. Fiction so real you may think it’s real. But fiction nonetheless. Even the main character, RT ElizaMarie is fiction. Continue reading Chapter 2: Rules, regulations, and disclaimers