“I need a hug more than you because…”
From dealing with overbearing doctors to experiencing heart-wrenching moments, nurses can have some rough days on the job! We asked our Facebook fans to finish this sentence: “I need a hug more than you because….”
Read on to discover the funny, sad and touching reasons why you need a big ol’ hug.
I need a hug more than you because…
I have been on Code Brown alerts all morning!
I’m six weeks from giving birth and three weeks from the end of my third semester of nursing school.
I am a psych nurse, and if I get a hug, it usually isn’t the comforting kind….
—Wendy M. Ramsdell Gardonyi
My chair just rolled out from under me and I landed on the floor in front of two nurses, a patient, a PA and a rep. So I hurt my tailbone and my pride. And boy does it hurt!
I deal with human frailty in the raw on a daily basis.
—Susan Enstad Morris
I am halfway across the country from my young daughter and furry friends on a prolonged travel assignment and haven’t had a hug or kiss since June.
I need that hug to hold me up after 13.5 hours on my feet with no lunch break.
Despite how I feel when I care for my patients, I keep a smile on my face and give my 100 percent attention to them.
—Sharon Lewis Henderson
I work in a locked psychiatric facility and I am my own security (yikes)!
I need a hug more than you…on second thought, you may need it more, and I’m blessed to have one to spare. Here, have one on me.
Why do you need a hug today?