Well, I'm about to leave the student nurse forum... - page 2

Because I'm graduating and getting pinned Friday night!!!!!! :hatparty::mortarboard:I am so excited I can think of nothing else. I know I posted a similar post a couple of weeks ago but it's so close... Read More

  1. by   Jules A
    Many congratulations!!
  2. by   barbaratruth
    Congratulations!!!

    I'm starting my final semester in January. I'm starting to get excited that the nursing school year has an end in site.

    Good luck to you in your career.
  3. by   xNursePinkx2b
    Congratulations! I am so happy for you!
  4. by   Kare117
    congrats!!!!!!
  5. by   akspudus
    Wow!! First of all congrats!! I too am one of "those" people that returned to school later in life...dragging a family along. I have one more year left, then I too will be making a post like yours. Brings goosebumps just thinking about it.

    Your family must be supper proud....heck I'm proud of you and I don't even know you...lol

    Good luck...don't forget us in cyberland...drop by and say hello.

    Best wishes to you and your family!!!

    akspudus
  6. by   catzy5
    Quote from SoulShine75
    Because I'm graduating and getting pinned Friday night!!!!!! :hatparty::mortarboard:I am so excited I can think of nothing else. I know I posted a similar post a couple of weeks ago but it's so close now and I'm both happy and sad. Now what? lol I'm going to miss my friends (and school, ironically) so much. I went back to college at 29 years old with 4 boys and a husband, along the way my 4 y/o son got leukemia and is in complete remission and now I am graduating and although I've thought this is the worst year I've ever had, it's really all I can ask for isn't it?

    I did it. I actually accomplished one of my goals in life, one of the biggest goals. It's more than becoming a nurse to me....it's everything. Proving myself, setting an example to my children, pushing through all the bad no matter how difficult. I am proof that anything is possible if you want something bad enough. I am proud. Proud of my family who has supported me whole heartedly, my classmates who drudged through this with me, proud of myself.

    A school friend of mine and I made a video/slideshow for our pinning and I think it's great. It's really all about friendship. If you'd like to see if you can check it it out on my blog. (Check my stats for the address).
    Anyway..I just had to share my elation, trepidation and excitement.

    I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas. :Santa5:

    soul shine loved your slide show! I have also been reading 2006 of your blog and it is seriously cracking me up! thanks so much for taking the time to do all of that, I have really enjoyed reading your journey the past couple of days. I start mine in January and just reading about how you began and that you thought 12/07 was so far away really made me smile, your a great writer if you ever give up nursing you will have another career.

    Enjoy your graduation and good luck in your Future!

    Catherine
  7. by   LMRN10
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

    Best of luck tonight and way to go on your accomplishment...hopefully I will be in your shoes 2 years from now!!!
  8. by   User123456
    i just finished my first semester. im so happy for you. god bless your family and my you find your new career rewarding and fulfilling. congrats!!!!
  9. by   Cynders
    Congrats to you!!:hatparty:
  10. by   NurseJeanB
    Yeah, you did it. I am happy for you! It seems like you have gone through a lot, but you kept your focus and you achieved what you wanted. That kind of attitude will serve you well in the future and it is the best kind of example for your kids and for other nursing students like me. Congratulations. Take care and best wishes, Jean
  11. by   LeaRN2008
    We had our pinning last night also. Like you I am so thankful for the friends I made. Without them I don't think I could have made it and I will miss them terribly. I am glad your son is doing okay and congratulations to you. Good luck to you with NCLEX.

    Lea Anne
  12. by   kayel
    That is so awesome!!!!!! Congratulations!! You worked hard to get where you are!!!!
  13. by   kentuckymomma
    your words are absolutely inspiring! I am so for happy for you!!!! and, your words definitely made me think *I can do it too!!!!* (4 kids & I am a type 1 diabetic...)

    best wishes for you, your family & your son!~

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