I can't makeup my mind to bridge. I'm in my early 40's, married with 3kids. My hubby has a good career. I received my Lpn in June 2012. School was tough to juggle with family and hubby that's gone alot. The reason I want to bridge is financial safety for my kids sake if something happens to my hubby. I've never wanted to work in a hospital, so that's not a draw. I've been in management in previous jobs and don't want the headaches. My other worry is if the phase out LPNs. I dreaded school and all the BS and cattiness. Anyone have input? Thank you very much.
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Thanks for your replys. My twins are 12 and the other child is 10. I'm under the wire bc my sciences expire next year- so it's now or repeat chemistry - ugh! I'm still thinking it over I hv until may to decide- I don't hv the heart for classes but I don't want to regret not trying. I really like being a nurse- wish I would hv been mature enough in my 20's to be one. I was told at my review I'm a great nurse but if I want to go anywhere I need my RN. Ugh.
You might as well go ahead and do it. Another year of sacrifice for hopefully far greater rewards. I start my bridge next month. I'm 38 and I'm a single mother of a 7 and 8 year old (although I do have an amazing boyfriend of 1.5 years now). I got my LPN November 2011. I am comfortable and could stay where I am doing what I'm doing as a LPN but I don't want to limit myself or my family. No "what if's"...I already have enough of those.
Good luck in whatever you choose.
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