Seriously Confused and hopeless - page 2

I'm lost. I'm confused. Don't know what to do. Love hurts so much, it's this punding force that won't let up. I don't want to fail as a parent. So far, my child is the happiest human being I have... Read More

  1. Visit  SharpPetal} profile page
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    I never thought I could get so much encouragement from strangers, thank you all .
    Ironically, I woke up at 6:30 in the morning...dropped off my daughter at daycare by 7:30 (compared to 8:30 or 9) and used the rest of my time catching up on my studying till my class at noon. Mainly Algebra because it's foreign to me.
    Anyway, I went to bed crying last night yet, for some reason unkown to me, woke up energized and ready to do my best with what needs to be done NOW .
    I'm gonna be 20 soon living with my daughter. I know I got it lucky right now because my parents are able to watch her when I need to study, and no cash comes out of my pocket for daycare because the daycare is located at my college, and as long as I'm a full-time student, Social Services pay for it, (that's more than $500 a month for her age).
    I won't have my parents watching her forever {kinda old }, and my daughter only has the spot in the daycare till 3 for sure. So that is the main reason I want to take advantage of this time as much as I can.
    I consider myself a VERY ambitious, and strong-willed person....IF I got the motivation and encouragement. But as easily as I can get in that "mode", it could dissappear quicker than my baby's father .
    I really feel a lot of you understand, and the fact that you at least attempt to try means alot.
    I am sorry for the sarcasm but.......my nickname was "Drama Queen" in high school, what can I say?
    My current GPA is 3.7 and I am an art major right now (guess that's why).
    I figure I could always do my art on the side (maybe open up a studio, hehe), but nursing seems to be waiting for me as well.
    I'm gonna go study, my fingers don't know when to stop sometimes...so again, I thank you all for advice/info/encouragement. Everything has just been the icing on the cake. The cake being my less pessimistic attitude .....till then

    Blessed Be
    Last edit by SharpPetal on Mar 24, '03
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  3. Visit  NurseRachy} profile page
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    Ah that is great to hear SharpPetal! I had a feeling that you would wake up and feel better. What a great idea to place your daughter in chikd care early and do some work - that means you get more of the night to be with your daughter. (I consider this a better time than the morning too) I am 21 and have friends in a very similar situation as you, but you sound as though with lots of hard work you are really going places!! well done, I am most impressed with your drive! You wil be a great nurse - now don;t you forget that!!
    Rachel


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