I am new and sad....

  1. I have been popping on here for awhile .. just reading around and finally decided to join .. I need the support! I went and took my lpn boards ... awfulest day of my life I swear .. after hearing about everyone else having their machine turn off at 85-86-87.. I started in with the panic attacks at question 87. I cried starting at that number all the way to 205! What a mess... I have never had test anxiety before .. and boy did it hit me that day! So now I am just sitting and waiting .. and feelin sick all the while.. What do you ya'll do to destress from this stuff?
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  2. 11 Comments

  3. by   shyone2005
    have a positive attitude... don't think about it too much.. its normal to feel anxious when waiting for result.. i was like that too... =) try to relax and pray to God... he will listen to you if you ask him sincerely... just pray and hope for the best.. i'm sure you did fine.. 205 questions, you cant really base pass or fail on the questions you get... good luck!!! think positive...
  4. by   Jessy_RN
    hello and welcome to the wonderful family of allnurses.com. enjoy your stay, and best of luck to you.




    :hatparty:
  5. by   Tweety
    I'm sorry. The test is torture. People stress too much over the numbers.

    Good luck.
  6. by   SmilingBluEyes
    Hello and welcome to allnurses.com. Please be sure to visit the many forums we have to offer, particularly the NCLEX and First Year of Nursing Forums. I am sure you will be relieved to know, many feel the same way about taking their NCLEX and other issues affecting graduate and new nurses. So glad you found us; make yourself at home.
  7. by   Lanette
    Hello, I felt the same way when I took my LPN boaeds 14 years ago. My Father died suddenly 2 weeks before my boards, and I had an awful time of it. Almost didnt take my boards, sure glad I did.I am in school now for my RN. Good luck to you I hope you do great in your career...
  8. by   Peaches_7399
    thanks everyone .. feeling a little better today ... hey! that which does not kill you will only make you stronger!
  9. by   SmilingBluEyes
    I expect very soon, you will hear you passed and be sharing that news with us on the General Nursing Forum!
  10. by   Peaches_7399
    :hatparty: i passed!!!!!!!

    thanks for the support!!!
  11. by   Thunderwolf
    congrats!!!!


  12. by   luvltc
    Welcome!!

    Congratulations on passing your boards. :hatparty:

    Smiles and hugs. :icon_hug:
  13. by   K205

    way to go...you are now a nurse! feels good doesn't it!!
    best of luck to you....kim





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