Kids, Work

Remote training, writing and 14 years

3 things on my mind today: Remote Training So our new nurse data analyst started on Monday (yay!). I mentioned before she is a nurse I used to work with, so I already knew her. She’s great. I am the primary person training her, so I’ve spent a lot of time lately getting ready for her. Our department didn’t have…

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COVID, Work

Work from home policy post-covid & Asher’s art :)

This week the hospital sent out a newsletter update, part of which outlined the newly updated “work from home” policy. It talked about how COVID really changed the perspective on work from home positions- which prior to the pandemic were fairly rare within the hospital administration world. In the Transplant department, my data analyst role was one of the few…

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Productivity, Work

Parkinson’s Law + work/time expansion…

Since we’ve been home all week 24/7, I’m missing most of the “anchors” in my life right now. It’s nice, in a way, to have some total “free for all” days, but also still odd. (Less odd now than it would have been a few years ago, since we have become fairly used to this slower pace throughout the pandemic,…

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Productivity, Work

Mini WFH rant

Wow, I feel utterly exhausted this morning. This week has felt way too intense with the addition of what felt like 4,329 different appointments mixed in on top of the regular workweek and everything else. I generally dread weeks when I have appointments of any kind, because I just know how they mess up the regular rhythm and routine of my…

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Bad day, COVID, Kids, Work

Parenting Fatigue. TGIF.

Wish I were sitting back here this morning TGIF. Since I changed jobs a few years ago and generally feel much happier with my work/life balance and my job overall, I don’t typically dread the workweek or count down until it’s over. So I don’t really embrace the whole “TGIF” thing too much. But today, TGIF. This week has kinda…

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