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I Want to Be a Nurse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 173 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have been a critical care nurse for 23 years. But, I don't want to be a nurse any longer. I feel that I am able to work but what can I do outside of nursing? I have a BSRN degree...
    Leilastacy Leilastacy 56-60, F Oct 11

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    Okay so there was once this girl. Lets say her name was....Sunny. and sunny was very small and quiet so she got ignored a lot. No one in her family really paid any attention to her...
    bored25123 bored25123 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have just qualified as a registered general nurse. I've just finished my internship and can't wait to start my career as a fully qualified nurse. I start working in an a and e in...
    Ciara1001 Ciara1001 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi, I have been a LPN for 3 years and I have experienced the bullying, favoritism and sabotage to such an extent that I became depressed. I was almost through RN school, but I...
    ballamy ballamy 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I am a mother. I am a nurse. I am 49 years old. I am a Sagittarius. I am a country girl. I love the big city! I was born to travel! I love to work as a travel nurse. I have been...
    glasson1982 glasson1982 46-50, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was engaged, with 2 children living in a nice house with a good job. Then I made a mistake and I lost it all. I lost the job and then the family within the space of 7 days. I...
    ScottishTornado ScottishTornado 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    Next year will be my final year at school. Right now I should be working really hard with an ambition of what I want to do or be once I leave school as all my friends are. I do...
    rirxalri rirxalri 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    1.) I'm a libra 2.) my birthday is October 10 3.) I'm 17 4.) I'm a girl 5.) I am the youngest in my family 6.) I have one older sister 7.) I'm in 11th grade 8.) I have blonde hair...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    Well, here we go 1. I am a pescetairian. I have been since May of 2006. 2. I love cheese. The more variety, the better. 3. I want to be a nurse but sometimes I'm scared that I...
    CharmedAmour CharmedAmour 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit [PICU]- A droning whirring noise filled my ears as a relentless chill dragged me from the reaches of sleep or rather unconsciousness. Rough hands...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I am nurse by profession but i am not happy about it. Even before i am still studying, I already had the gut feeling that i did not belong in the said profession. Today, I regret...
    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M Oct 2

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    PARADIGM SHIFTS...I woke up to the familiar tap-tap-tapping of rain on my skylight. Autumn rain. We romanticize it. Subscribe to the nostalgia of it. We’re kind of in love...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 8 Responses Oct 2

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    I'm looking to jumpstart milk production... I've tried before, and have been VERY, VERY close, but my partner had to quit... I'd love to find two or three dedicated men, with the...
    lola101202 lola101202 36-40, F 10 Responses Oct 8

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    I had my son at 14, and my second son at 17 <3 I am still with their father, and getting married to him in May of 2015 (: I graduated high school with honours with my class when...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    1 graduate 2 go to collage 3 get a Job as a nurse 4 make lps videos 5 become a big lpstuber 6 get GTA 5 7 become a BIG GTA youtuber 8 life is compleat.
    Huskyforders Huskyforders 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've finished nursing 2 years ago. Instead of starting with my career as a nurse... I've decided to jump to another course -designing. It makes me smile, I feel it is my flow. I...
    22depth 22depth 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I am complicated... One damn complicated human being. Sometimes it's like I give people a small piece of me but that's all they get. They either get my funny side... Or my smart...
    laurenb229 laurenb229 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Finding it very awkward at the moment. I have severe ME/CFS and parent/carer has broken a leg. 1 carer has been amazing but cant just rely on her and cant cope with replying or how...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I really want to delete ep. I hate it.the only reason I stay on it is because I have 3 friends that I can't leave and they don't have any other social media apps except Facebook...
    bree8989 bree8989 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I want a very good girlfriend. I need her to love me as much as I will love her. I have some things I want for a girlfriend: -I want her to be Caucasian (I love white girls, they...
    YoungSwagTheRapper YoungSwagTheRapper 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    I'm 42, and not getting any younger. One of the things on my bucket list is to go to every continent. I've been to two, North America and Europe. I live in america, so there is the...
    treppy42 treppy42 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Nobody loves me, nobody wants to be with me My ex bf used to tell me that he never want to get married and was not interested in serious relationship. We argued a lot because I...
    Catty212 Catty212 31-35, F 10 Responses Sep 30

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    Match point part 3 Here's the next part of the story sorry for how long it's taking me I'll try and speed it up with the next one. Also their are parts missing but nothing...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    1. I'm a Leo 2. I am a book worm 3. My favourite books are Hush Hush and Thrown of glass 4. I am 17 years young 5. I love wolves 6. I am very creative 7. I am an aunty to seven 8...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Oct 1

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    Did you ever feel like you look around you and feel as though you are surrounded by anger, blame, cynicism, skepticism, judgment, and competition?I want my innocence back.I want to...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I want to be the unique and beautiful goddess I once was. Right now, I am ugly and undesirable. I loved myself last week and the week before, but something happened this week that...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    I want to hold your hand. I want to reach down without looking and feel your hand meet mine in our perfect embrace that we have had since the first time 9 years ago. I want to...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M Oct 3

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    I know you aren't supposed to look for the right guy and that he's just supposed to come along but I feel like nothing will happen if I don't look because it hasn't happened before...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    Sometimes I really wish I couldn't feel anything. I want to be numb all the time. No emotions. No feelings. No more happiness. No more anger. No more sadness. No more hurt. If...
    abbylynn98 abbylynn98 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I'm so closed up. So secretive. All my life people have walked all over me, and so to secure myself I've kept everything hidden. On EP I've talked about painful stuff. I want to be...
    merelyanonymous merelyanonymous 18-21, M Oct 5

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    It's awkwardly interesting to feel one thing yet think another. I think I want to be with my ex I feel like I have to be a with him I'm terribly obsessed and I need relief. I'm so...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    My parents asked me where I wanted to be in five years. They were asking if I wanted to own a house or a different car, and what kind of career I wanted to be in. All I want to do...
    NotaDisneyPrincess NotaDisneyPrincess 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 5