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I Want to Be a Nurse

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I was a senior in high school. Most of the time, I was absent. Why? I was taking care of my mom. My mom was REALLY sick. Here's a quick timeline: Mom had her second heart attack...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    A proctologist just finished examining a patient and said "good bye Mr. Smith, see you next week". The nurse walks in a few minutes later and has a form for the Proctologist to...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I'm a nurse and I work in the ER for more than 4 years now. Two months ago I started working in a government hospital here in the Philippines. This stint opened my eyes to the...
    dhanagurl dhanagurl 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I found this site because i'm having trouble sleeping at night after 4 graveyard shifts. I practically spent my whole day napping, day dreaming, relaxing, and feeling awake at...
    1crowdedhour 1crowdedhour 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    So I am turning 23 next month and still nothing has changed in my life. I mean I know I need to do something about it blah blah blah but I don't know how . I am always sitting...
    ScorpioPhoenix ScorpioPhoenix 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 10

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    I think im failing science class arhh not an option if you want to be a nurse like me
    courtney10155 courtney10155 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 3

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    Hi I really love music, I want to learn how to speak Korean and I'm a student nurse but I seem to have problems with my self confidence(low self-confidence)
    HwangNeulRin HwangNeulRin 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    I have been married 3 weeks and my new husband has started to bully me really badly. Intimidating and controlling me. My heart is hurting and I'm disgusted at his behaviour. I have...
    Worldtoright Worldtoright 46-50, F 35 Responses Sep 9

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    My husband and I live in NJ, he is a fireman and I'm a former pediatric nurse and we've been married for 9 years. We have a loving 8 year old son who asks us almost daily and prays...
    lking7 lking7 31-35, F Sep 12

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    My husband and I live in NJ, he is a fireman and I'm a former pediatric nurse and we've been married for 9 years. We have a loving 8 year old son who asks us almost daily and prays...
    lking7 lking7 31-35, F Sep 12

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    My first job was a horticultural apprenticeship. I worked in a plant nursery and studied horticulture and retail as part of it for 2 years and i finished just before my 19th...
    CameBackHaunted CameBackHaunted 26-30 3 days ago

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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 Aug 24

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    Children crying for their mothers find no solace in nurses.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M Sep 10

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    I want to meet someone who understands me completely and would never reject me or think that I'm "weird" or "stupid" or that I should change my last. My last relationship was 3 and...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Why do we measure happiness and well being on the basis of how much we own? The better our possessions are, the better we are accepted and in a way, glorified. I don't want my...
    zuzeethh zuzeethh 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Little facts about me... Okay ☺️ My name is Andrea I live in Texas I'm a swimmer I'm a very nice person and easily to get along with I'm 5'7 I enjoy working out when I can :P I...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 12 mins ago

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    Right now I'm seriously contemplating just picking up and leaving to either another state or another country. The way I'm headed right now, I'll be at a dead end job for the rest...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I want all my doll's and stuffed toys to be where I can view them.My jewelry on display.Purses on shelves.I want a walk -in closet for all my clothes.A nice corner with a comfy...
    mirth mirth 46-50, F 13 hrs ago

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    I want to chat with a woman. Sorry men I talk to plenty. That's all there is over here. I'm deployed and want to chat, help pass time on 24hrs shifts, possibly get a bit naughty...
    hornydeployedsoldier hornydeployedsoldier 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have been waiting to meet the right guy all my life, it seems gay men are not interested I love but just sex. (That's the impression get). I would like totally i other like...
    real4u75 real4u75 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I want to so bad!! But every time I try to find someone who will my parents get in the way and ruin it. I was sent to a facility because of it. It's horrible. But when I'm old...
    AlexBunnyBoy AlexBunnyBoy 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I think that is what I need to live a happy life, I want someone that will love me and do things that I like to do, cook, garden, hike, enjoy nature, swim, and all the rest of my...
    SexuBio SexuBio 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am a 14 year old girl, I have been reading into this for a long time and now I am sure. That I want to get fat, I am 5"4 and I weigh 132.8 lbs, I want to weight 350, is my...
    Fatteristheshit Fatteristheshit 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Want a weight loss buddy..maybe Whatsapp or any other social network contact..we can motivate each other to reach what we want..anyone?
    Bagh8 Bagh8 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Just yesterday I was at my friend's house in his basement. We were both playing videogames and his mom randomly walked downstairs and said "-friend's name-, can I spank you? It's...
    steveonator369 steveonator369 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Didn't get to chat with her has much as I wanted to last night.. I wanted to tell her how I was undressing myself
    avimarie avimarie 26-30, F 59 mins ago

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    I'm blake 13 gay and want a boy friend 13-15 and likes guns and plays xbox. I want some one who works out. 3>
    bshaffar008 bshaffar008 13-15, M 51 mins ago

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    I just want to cuddle right now. 😫
    Pearls666 Pearls666 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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