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10 more months!!!



I can't believe I only have 10 more months before I graduate!  I'm actually starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I mean, I now have less than a year before I become a R.N. (Real Nurse)!  I am so beyond excited. 

Recently I've gotten to work in a different dept. than Med/Surg and while at first I was VERY unhappy with this situation, I quickly saw the light.  I was sent to work in the Gero Psych dept of the hospital where I work & I have to say, I kind of liked it.  The pace was much slower there & there was MUCH less walking.  And although I was very pissy when I first got there yesterday, guess who went back today & asked about picking up some shifts there?  Yep, me.  Guess I need to learn that lesson & not judge a unit by it's cover ;) 

Another thing I did recently was, I worked my first night shifts!!  2 weekends ago I was able to work Friday day, then Sat & Sun nights.  I was so worried at first that I would be too sleepy to h…

Summer is chugging along...

Sorry I haven't been around lately, not a whole lot "school-wise" going on.  I've been working & hanging out at the lake, as you can see from this picture, & that's about been my whole summer. 



This is my new nursing friend from work, I am really enjoying getting to know my co-workers.  I need to be working more than I have been but honestly I just can't bring myself to do it. This job is SO hard & I try to get in at least 3 days a week, but honestly I just can't bring myself to work more than that!  It's too hot in there & by the end of my 2nd day in a row my legs are DEAD.  I mean seriously, 11.5 hours STRAIGHT of walking, pulling, pushing, turning, lifting, my body is like "Whoa, what are you doing to me lady!" I try to get some breaks in but sometimes it just doesn't happen. And yes I know I'm preaching to the choir, but I'm just saying for those out there that read my blog that are just starting out in the nu…