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This board helped me make a life-changing decision!

  1. 0 After reading, researching, soul-searching, praying, etc., this board helped me to make what i know will prove to be a life-changing decision for me. I'm a 39-year-old mother of three who has worked in customer service since I was 16. To me, there is nothing that could be more gratifying than helping another human being. I've felt the need for the past few years to do something meaningful with my life (not knocking customer service, but I need more out of life!) and I know that nursing will give me the fulfillment that I am searching for. If it would not have been for my frequent visits to this board (don't post much but am on the board constantly!) I would not have made the decision to "go for it!" Yes, I'm scared to death, but more scared of NOT doing this. I start my prereqs in August for my ADN and plan to take the CNA course as well so that I can work in a health-care setting and start to get some hands-on experience.

    This board has been invaluable to me. I can't say enough good things about it!!!

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  2. Visit  wannabenursetx profile page

    About wannabenursetx

    From 'Heart O' Texas'; 50 Years Old; Joined Aug '04; Posts: 86; Likes: 12.

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  3. Visit  baby&mommynurse profile page
    Congratulations on your decision and good luck!
  4. Visit  Brian profile page
    That's wonderful! Good Luck with your schooling! Thanks for the feedback!
  5. Visit  jnette profile page
    Good for you ! May all your dreams come true.

    And yes, this board will CONTINUE to be invaluable all throughout your career. I know it is to me.
  6. Visit  suzanne4 profile page
    Good luck with your schooling. We will be here for you..............
  7. Visit  sunnyjohn profile page
    Good luck to you.

    I worked Customer Service In Dallas (at Sprint :angryfire ) for a few years too before I "saw the light."
  8. Visit  Stitchie profile page
    Good for you!

    Working w/your CNA is great experience and you will be so good at it. You'll be far ahead when you get your RN.

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