Saturday, January 1, 2011

Is it possible to eat so much that your stomach starts to displace your internal organs?

Normally, I consider myself a discerning glutton but this holiday season has been filled with eating on a scale unheard of until about 10 days ago (right when I wanted to pick up working out on a consistent basis again). Normally I don’t eat during night shifts but when I worked straight nights during Christmas, I was powerless to resist the goodies of our annual Christmas potluck. I was deliriously happy when I realized that the majority of my coworkers were amazing cooks on the side! Then I was stuffed silly by my elderly relatives as soon as I got home from work. Tonight is not going to be any different. In fact, as I write this post, I have 3 beef dishes on the stove and some baklava in the oven for a dinner party tonight. The point of this post? I’m far too stuffed to write anything relevant to nursing so I’ll just raise a glass to great food shared with great company, holiday shifts that were uneventful and let me have a chance to actually get to talk to my coworkers and wish you all a very happy and healthy new year!


NP Odyssey said...

Not sure what the beef dishes are, but a good baklava is wonderful and worth the calories.

Grumpy, M.D. said...

That sounds good. Enjoy! You can diet tomorrow.

Zazzy Episodes said...

Oh goodness do I hear ya! I have eaten more this holiday season then many others put together. Well good thing I can look foward to tomorrow and the chance to work out and watch what I eat. Enjoy yourself.

Community RN said...

have a wonderful new year!!!


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Anonymous said...

Pot lucks were banned back in September when the ortho floor was hit with a GI outbreak. It wiped out a ton of nurses and then ortho was short all the time. So no food goodies were allowed to be shared. :(