The Pandemic has Made the Whole World Short Staffed

Please be kind to those who showed up.

A man is sitting on a bench with hands clasp. He is wearing a blue scrub suit and a mask.
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It's 5:00 a.m. Your alarm rings, and you try as hard as possible to fight your uncooperative body to get up and be ready for today's work. Your morning shift begins at 7:00 a.m., but your body is still aching from yesterday's 10+ hours of late shift work. You are mentally and physically exhausted.



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Judith Uusi-Hakimo

Judith Uusi-Hakimo


A Nurse by profession. A mother of three and a wife of one. A storyteller and an aspiring writer.