Me: Sir, how long has it been since you were hospitalized for chest pain?
Patient: A while...
Me: A while as in days, weeks, months, or years?
Patient: Yeah, that.
One day I woke up and realized I'm not a baby nurse anymore. I'm not even a young nurse. I'm a real adult who has now been doing this for years, and I'm definitely expected to know what I'm doing at all times. And that's fucking terrifying.