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I Want to Be a Nurse

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    i want to but... i am somewhat scared of school.

    i feel i can do it i'm just not sure when. i love taking care of people but i wish there was more emphasis on prevention and whole foods nutrition.
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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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 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 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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    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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    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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    The thing I wanna do

    when I get out of school is nursing school. I got accepted to a vocational school and I'm doing Health Occupations there to learn the basic Nurses aid stuff.
    ChrisIsInTheHouse ChrisIsInTheHouse 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    I'm conflicted. I want to go to school

    for LPN, but I also want to keep the job I'm with now. money isn't the issue. I'm not in debt, and my car will be paid for soon. I'm very worried about taking this leap. Has anyone been in my shoes? Is there any advice you can give?
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F Jan 19

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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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    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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    So, my teacher suggested over the phone

    that I find a steady job before I make my Italian restaurant. So I thought of what I wanted to do. I want to become a pediatric nurse OR a family doctor.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Mar 11

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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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    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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    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 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 22-25, M Apr 6, 2014

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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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    styxc styxc 18-21, M Dec 23, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    "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, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Hi I want to update you on my recent news at the support housing for adults with mental health issues ..as I walked into the staff office yesterday morning to tell the support...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Nurses are like living Angels, well the good ones are like that. They work long hours, to care for the sick and sometimes they become very under appreciated. Well I know one one...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 28

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    This is for a very hard working nurse who works in a hospital in New Orleans. What you do for those you care for is angelic in nature.You're heavenly sent to be the wonderful...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    any ladies that are bi sexual looking for a couple near houston. hubby and I will nurse you and you nurse me
    txmommyndaddy txmommyndaddy 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I want to be a psychiatric nurse!
    Dreambrother Dreambrother 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    the surgeons get most of the credit for what they did in helping to remove my tumor, but the nurses were the ones i saw the most and who gave me the inspiration and will to go on...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 28

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    Have you ever felt like you have had so many experiences in your life you want to talk about and so many new things you want to do that you just don't know where to start?! I am...
    Talaspirit Talaspirit 22-25, F Mar 10

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    I want to nurse from a woman's lactating breasts.
    CoolRedhead CoolRedhead 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    MARIJUANA and DELAYED SLEEP PHASE SYNDROME (DSPS) and FIBROMYALGIA (FMS) I’d like to discuss with all of you that have DSPS the use of Medical Marijuana, aka weed or pot, for...
    CrowWoman CrowWoman 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    He murdered his wife with such brutality. Later that evening when he returned home, he found on the floor her scattered sanity. She had always wanted to give blood but now the...
    ParisCat ParisCat 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    1. I married someone I didn't love. 2. My two sons are Marines. 3. Many yrs ago I thought people wanted to poison my food. 4. I've had anxiety attacks since I was a teen. 5. I'm...
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    looking to nurse a woman I'm in New York near mass! :)
    iluvhugetits9568 iluvhugetits9568 31-35, M Feb 28

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    Not just another story to place among the nursery rhymes.
    JohnnySpot JohnnySpot 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    after nearly 14 years, it's funny how I just keep expecting change. first. it's my daughter's 7th birthday. and I had to work. I ended up being able to actually get approved for...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F Mar 6

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    I CRINGE when I hear PROZAC and you have been on it for more then 2 years!!! I encourage anyone who has been on or currently on PROZAC to read this book... PROZAC BACKLASH...
    CrowWoman CrowWoman 51-55, F Mar 8

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    Crayon may not be your kid’s best friend-----------If you are happy that your child is just two plus and is able to join the dots with a crayon or if you are the one who lets him...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I feel frustrated in my career and feel I need to progress more .. I feel sad about having to cut my younger sister out of my life and now my family are taking her side as she...
    ozgirl77 ozgirl77 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    There are times that I just want to walk away from it all. But then I have a patient who is truly inspirational. They are my Hero patients and make it all worthwhile. My last...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Lately no one even wants to talk to me. And I don't even mean silly little conversations. I love silly conversations and I like having actual real conversations too! Those are what...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I want an Internet boyfriend! I'm 13 and 14 in a few months. And I just want someone to love me. I'm apparently 'fat' and 'ugly'. So if you want to be my internet boyfriend then...
    Maisyy Maisyy 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm a quitter.... I just want to take all the necessary and walk further and further away from everything. ..I'm tired of all the pressure, all the...
    Intelligentgirl2 Intelligentgirl2 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    it's been a long time dating and going in to relationships and making promises which was never been full filled either on her side or mine,,,, but this time I really want to go in...
    rolex928 rolex928 22-25, M 33 mins ago

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