My story might be a little lengthy.
Anyways, ever since I was 16 and first started college I always had interest in nursing. However, family always told me I couldn't do it, so I believed them and went towards other things I really didn't care to do. Fast forward about 5 years of college, and my 5 month old son gets cancer. Because of his diagnosis, and having to do a lot of the thing a home health aide would have to do - I realized maybe I CAN do this. Having to do injections, medications, broviac flushes/dressing changes, and the like just made me realize how well I handled this. Plus, I went to a medical assisting school briefly which made me realize I had an affinity for medical things and enjoyed it(I'd get 100's on everything). Anyways, I spoke with many nurses about it, who told me that if I can handle doing all of this with my own child(even holding him down because his broviac got a bubble in it, so it could be splinted), then I could definitely handle it with someone else's.
So, here I am. Chemistry is halfway done, next semester is AP 1 & 2, Microbiology in the wintermester, apply in the Spring. I finally feel accomplished, like I'm actually doing something for myself. I want to be that person that those nurses were for me.