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  1. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Just wanted to come back and update. My husband's schedule has become a little fuller, taking away from his ability to help as often with homeschooling. After some serious thought, I've decided to...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thank you so much for your lovely compliments, encouragement, and advice. Also, thanks for sharing your personal experience. Good luck with pursuing your dreams! You are certainly not too old! :-)
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Yes, age is a big factor. I'm not getting any younger and if I'm gonna finally do it, now is as good as time as any. If I wait too long, my dreams will become regrets. Thanks for you advice! :-)
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    I've decided to go for it. This summer I start finishing up what I need to apply. I'm either going to enter a part time LPN program, or do the ADN program at my community college. Both are cheap and...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. LTC/Hospice/Home Health- Who gets hired LPN or ADN?
    I am trying to decide what route to take into nursing. I know I want my BSN someday, but I'd like to start with LPN or ADN and then bridge upwards, due to tuition costs and not wanting to take out...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    I suppose you are right. In my heart I know what to do. I just need to stop and listen to it for a while.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thank you so much. I truly appreciate you taking the time to share your wisdom and experience with me. All of the above, (and my own fears), have kept me out of nursing for over 10 years now. My mom...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thanks so much for sharing. You are right. The school years will fly by.
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thank you! :-)
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thanks for your comments. Good points. I like the thought of teaching my kids how important hard work is. Also, I have never liked feeling dependent on my husband financially. I am a fairly smart...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    I might just have to add that last line to my motivational wall. Thanks! This thread has been a great kick in the pants for me. Just what I was looking for. :-)
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thanks for your encouragement and thanks for sharing your inspirational story with me. I just want to shout, "You go girl!" Way to live in the here and now and take control of your life. You will be...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Well, in this economy many probably stay because of their huge student loans or because they need the income, not because they love nursing. :-(
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    I appreciate your honesty and perspectives. Thank you so much for sharing. It is stories such as this that have seriously given me pause through the years. Much to think on.....
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Some people can hack it on the night shift, others just can't. Our bodies are all so individual. I worked rotating shifts back when I was in the Air Force. I seriously struggled through nights. That...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thanks for your advice. You are right. It is now or never. I'm going to decide once and for all whether I'm doing this. :-)
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thanks so much for sharing your story. I appreciate the encouragement! :-)
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thank you so much for sharing! It is so nice to know that I am not alone in my situation. Best of luck to you in the spring! Let me know how it goes. :-)
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. A&P 1 help!!
    I made flashcards for myself that listed all the landmarks on the bones that we had to memorize. I also bought a set of flashcards with pictures of all the bones on them. The process of writing out...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. The Transience of Life
    What a lovely piece of writing. Well done. Very moving. My grandpa spent his last days on earth in an ICU after a heart attack. I was in my early 20s. Watching the nurses care for him was amazing....
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    So true. Two of my new words of encouragement to myself are: "No guilt! Your happiness, your dreams, and your goals are important too!" and "If you wait too long, dreams become regrets." Thanks...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Oh yeah, forgot to mention. I'm not sure exactly where my husband's motivation behind discouraging me comes from. Part of it could be selfish reasons. It will require a ton of work for him to step up...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Awesome! Thanks for chiming in. Nice to know I'm not alone in my situation. :-)
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Good luck to you! You can totally do it! My mom had a mom similar to yours. She was always discouraging her from doing things she deemed her incapable of. Because of that she has always encouraged me...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Talked out of nursing by others and myself....
    Thank you so much for sharing! Stories such as yours are so inspirational to me. I will be just over 40 when I graduate if I go forward with this. It is awesome to hear that you are working nights...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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