Its 4:30 a.m.
I awake. Its 4:35
I hit the snooze button. Its 4:45 a.m.
I calm our crying son. Its 4:50 a.m.
I cook breakfast. Its 5 a.m.
I go to work. Its 5:25 a.m.
I care for patients. Its 6 a.m.
I listen to patients. Its 7 a.m.
I serve patients. Its 7:30 a.m.
They arent just patients. Its 8 a.m.
I love my patients. Its 8:30 a.m.
I chart about my patients. It 9 a.m.
I help my patients. Its 9:15 a.m.
They arent just patients. Its 9:30 a.m.
I shower patients. Its 10 a.m.
I talk to my patients. Its 10:30 a.m.
I make lunch for my patients. Its 11 a.m.
I lose a patient. Passed away too soon. Its 11:30 a.m.
They arent just Patients. 12 p.m.
I silently mourn a patient. 12:30 p.m.
I assit a patient. Its 1 p.m.
I dress a patient. Its 1:30 p.m.
They arent just patients. Its 1:45 p.m.
I love my family. Its 1:50 pm.
Because they arent just patients. Its 1:55 pm.
I come home. Its 2 p.m.
I kiss my husband hello, and again goodbye. Its 2:30 p.m.
I watch my husband pull out of the drive. Its 3 p.m.
I pack up my son. Its 3:30 p.m.
I go to the store. Its 4 p.m.
I see a past patient. Its 4:30 p.m.
I say hello. Because they arent just patients. Its 4:35 p.m
I check out. Its 5 p.m.
I think about my patients. Its 5:10 p.m.
I drive home in silence. Its 5:30 p.m.
I miss my patients. Its 6 p.m.
I bathe my son. Its 6:30 p.m.
I swaddle my son. Its 6:45 p.m.
I rock my son to sleep. Its 7 p.m.
I undress. Its 7:15 p.m.
I shower. Its 7:20 p.m.
I get clothed. Its 7:30 p.m.
I greive my lost patient. Its 7:45 p.m.
I wipe away tears. Its 7:50 p.m.
Thye arent just patients. Its 7:55 p.m.
I calm our crying son. Its 8 p.m.
I wash dishes. Its 8:30 p.m.
I cook dinner. Its 9 p.m.
I fold laundry. Its 9:30 p.m.
I finish my classwork. Its 10 p.m.
I kiss my husband hello, Its 10:30 p.m.
I get the mail. Its 11 p.m.
I read the paper. Its 11:10 p.m.
I see the obituaries. Its 11:20 p.m.
I miss my patients. Its 11:25 p.m.
They arent just patients. Its 11:30 p.m.
I lay in bed. Its 12 a.m.
I remember my patients. Its 12:30 a.m.
I cuddle my son. Its 1 a.m.
I kiss my sleeping husband. Its 1:30 a.m.
I love my family. Its 1:45 a.m.
Most of all I love my patients. Because they arent just patients after all. Its 2 a.m.
I think about my family. Its 2:30 a.m.
I love all 100 of them. Its 3 a.m.
I dream about my patients. Its 4 a.m.
I wake up to care for my patients. Its 4:15 a.m.
Its because I love them. Its 4:20
They arent just patients.