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I Want to Be a Nurse

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    I Got In!

    I just wanted to share that I got accepted to the nursing program at my school!! There were around 40 applicants for 30 spaces, and my best friend and I both got in! I was worried, because I'm also in my school's honors program so my science course grades show I have a lot on my...
    NurseJello NurseJello 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2008

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    Future Nurse!!

    My career choice as a nurse started off in 10th grade working as a lifeguard. An elderly woman fainted and fell onto the deck and had a bad scrape on her face. I remember feeling my heart race as I ran over with my first aid kit and asking If she's ok . Thankfully , she was and I...
    redridinghoodxo redridinghoodxo 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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    I was studying to become a psychologist.

    However I changed my mind for various reasons. I plan to switch my classes and all to get ready to go into a nursing school/program. I want to work in a hospital as a nurse.
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I want to be a nurse

    after I graduate from high school. I currently take nursing classes at a vocational school. I love it. I love helping & caring for people. I wanna work with cancer patients. It may seem odd but I lost my two aunts & uncle to cancer. There's not a day that goes by I still wish...
    Softballbabe16 Softballbabe16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Brutal Exams

    On the cusp of finding out that I did quite well on Fundamentals exam (my first A), today I'm pretty certain I failed the Assessments exam on Cardiac and Integumentary. There were just a lot of things I studied that she never ever touched.  There were aspects of questions I was...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F Oct 1, 2012

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    I Want To Be A Mental Health Nurse.....

    Hi everyone,i currently work as a carer in a home for older people with demensia,i love my job but id love to be a mental health nurse i have started looking into it and im hoping to go to college soon to resit 2 GCSE'S and also do a introduction to nursing course and then...
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Starting School

    I'm going to be a nurse, for a whole host of reasons.  I love helping people.  I love using my brain and knowledge base to make someone else's situation better.   I want to be the difference for people, to have helped them help themselves.  The only thing I can think about...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 2 Responses May 13, 2011

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    Hi!

    I joined this group a few months ago and I've been waiting to post an introduction because I'm taking the teenest, tiniest baby steps to becoming a nurse. :D My name is Sarah, I'm 25 and I'm currently enrolled in my local community college taking courses to prepare to apply to...
    sarahmayy sarahmayy 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2010

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    To All Of You Aspiring Rn’s, Please Beware!!!!

    To all of you aspiring RN’s, please beware. Have you heard that there’s a nursing shortage, you can get a job anywhere as a nurse, or you’ll get a sign on bonus when you get that first job because people are DESPERATE for RN’s? It’s a lie, it’s ALL lies honey. I...
    lovely618 lovely618 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2011

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    Bedside Manners

    Do you think that a doctor's prestige forgives their lack of bedside manners?  I ask that here because I'm in EP jail and don't get to ask the general public.  When my kid needed orthopaedic surgery, he had the finest surgeon in all of New England.  My neice needs surgery to...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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    Nursing

    I got my illustration degree last fall, but now I want to pursue nursing when I move back to the East Coast. I think it's something I would be very good at and enjoy. Specifically, I'm considering working in the mental health field, or with the elderly. There are a few nurses in...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    I Can See Myself...

    "Nurse Rosenthal...You're needed in room 313 please..." Can't you just hear it? A woman comes into the emergency room having contractions. She's panicking and I give her encouragement as I prepare her labor and delivery room, check her vitals, check the baby's vitals, while...
    4purrfectdarkness 4purrfectdarkness 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2012

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    My Calling

     My Papa is always Telling me "Girl you should go back to school and become a nurse" I feel that it's my Calling I love helping people. I Love taking care of them. When I am Doing this I Feel That I am where I belong. I Feel Alive. I am always smiling. I want to be...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2008

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    I Want To Become A Nurse

    I want to become a nurse. I just feel like I'm not smart enough I struggle through math I"m still holding on to that dream no matter what. I love helping people I hope to become a nurse one day.
    browneyes71000 browneyes71000 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    "What do you wanna be with you grow up?

    " was a frequently asked question throughout the years. I never really knew the answer until very recently. I want to be a registered nurse. I'm not sure what specific branch I will venture into but no matter what it would be an uplifting job. I know it will not be without it's...
    howdousername howdousername 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Nurse..

    I don't want to be any nurse..I want to be an obstertician nurse because, I love babies and I've already had a baby and know a lot about pregnancy/labor/delivery.
    punkishgreeny punkishgreeny 18-21, F Jan 20, 2009

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    Letting Go

    I worked so hard to get into school.  I worked so hard IN school.  I'm getting straight A's.  I am kicking @ss old school, and taking names.  And yet, I have to drop out.  I have to drop out because the people who were in place to help me financially ended up not able to...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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    Hello, second depressive post from here on here. I'm currently in a dead end job which is undervalued and definitely underpaid. I always had this one plan in my life since I was...
    minicloud minicloud 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    Hell yea...I have seen nurses get verbally abused by doctors. Please...without nurses, doctors got nothing.
    1naughtiesfriend 1naughtiesfriend 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My dream feels like its so far away. I need to keep going and not give up. People tell me to choose something else but I know if I change my path ill regret it later. I'm going to...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F Aug 3

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    can anyone help me out of being unemployed? i want to work abroad to expand my horizon, to share my abilities, to discover to learn and to experience new things beyond my...
    chippylovemrchips chippylovemrchips 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love my job so much! I never even wanted to be a nurse... Life dealt me this hand and I went with it, but arnt I glad. I get to support families when their loved ones are dying...
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is part two to the fat fiction of Sam! More to come! As Sam looked over himself he began to think what might have happened. He knew he hadn't been exercising, but he didn't...
    banjo64 banjo64 13-15, M Aug 7

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    Well I'm 19 years old and every since I could remember I wanted to be a mom right now I'm going to become a nurse so I won't have to struggle financially but my bf wants a baby now...
    sidney2013 sidney2013 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    1. I'm a bisexual, grey-asexual, sapiosexual. 2. Aquarius 3. I'm the definition of borderline personality. 4. Manic depressive. 5. Dissociative Identity Disorder 6. Vegetarian 7...
    iMinnow iMinnow 18-21, F Aug 14

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    1. I lost someone to cancer when I was in fifth grade 2. I was a basically a loner, people were mean, and judgmental, but that phase in my life mostly ended when high school began...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Right now I am currently in a tough spot. I'm a very good-looking kid, who even had the nurses talking at the hospital when I had my operation. Not to sound cocky but that's what...
    thekid2010 thekid2010 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    You may not know me very well, but Im still your daughter. You let me stay out in the cold in a dangerous area. Everyone was blowing smoke in my face and drinking and they were...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    26 years old... Married... Great career as an RN. I've wanted a family for several years now and we haven't been able to conceive in the 2 years we have been trying. I don't even...
    laurenb229 laurenb229 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    1. I'm a trauma/emergency medicine nurse part-time and a Clinical Social Worker. 2. I work with "Doctors without boarders" once a year for about 6-8 weeks. (many times somewhere in...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    2 weeks and I will be ovulating. I can only dream of being pregnant. I fantasize feeling the release of a man in my womb. I relish the thought of seeing the 2 lines on a pregnancy...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Looking for a woman with full LACTATING BREAST TO NURSE ME. In Philadelphia, NewJersey, Delaware Area.
    CravingNurture CravingNurture 22-25 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm looking for a woman with full breast to Nurse LACTATING. In Philadelphia, NewJersey, Delaware area
    CravingNurture CravingNurture 22-25 Aug 11

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    One big dream, I've ALWAYS had, ever since I was little was becoming a pediatrician! :) i just LOVE kids. I love how they are so curious about EVERYTHING! Even though I'm an only...
    LaBrenditaa LaBrenditaa 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to go on a road trip with my girls! I want to see and experience things I've never seen! I want to climb a mountain🗻and SCREAM!!! I want to meet people, and taste new...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    If you are a male and lonely and want affection, do not come to me. My heart is spoken for and I am not the type to feel lonely because as a Christian, I believe God is always with...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    I was supposed to have a job interview today, but just as I was getting ready to leave, the recruiter called to tell me management was "busy" today and wanted to cancel. At least...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I've always been on the chubby side since I was in elementary school but never full on fat. I slowly gained weight through puberty and was kinda chubby through my freshman year of...
    H4mmrsn1pr H4mmrsn1pr 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    I realy want to be wanted by pepole I want a lover plz just give this to me
    jeniffer200 jeniffer200 13-15, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I was with this man for almost 2-years. The first year things were great. The 2nd, when his sister moved back, was hell. He started acting different. He started wanting to pick...
    Heartbroken0688 Heartbroken0688 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    i am here basically for sharing my feelings ,stuffs and experiences of my life in which i am comfortable in sharing ..it doesn't matter me if anyone judge me through it or...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    So I was contacted by an agency offering me work as a special educational needs learning support assistant (basically the sane job I had last year and I left because I felt like I...
    fairycake1 fairycake1 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Any advice for exercises high in calorie loss? I'm 4'11 and 137 I want to lose 20 pounds :( . My doctor told me that I should be in the 90's because of my height . But I do not...
    hopeliveshavefaith hopeliveshavefaith 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago