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  1. Disheartened
    I appreciate the advice ya'll. I have pretty much done what ya'll have suggested. I ignore it all now. I have been an ******* all my life. A part of this journey for me has been trying to be a better...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Disheartened
    I am preparing to enter into my last semester of nursing school. Since I have started, I have had a minimum of one instance where I was left baffled at how in the heck I got involved negatively in a...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. R&R
    R&R
    I own it. It's ok, but the maternal one has been an even bigger help for me.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Clinicals - - what to expect?
    Each school is different in what they cover 1st semester/year. But, from what I have gathered, they all have the same goal in the 1st semester...get you involved with the patients. Like it's been...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How do you get job offers before graduating NS?
    Like it's been said, start applying. The worst they can say is "no." I already have a contingent offer, and I'm a year out. Mine is because I know someone. Lol
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Need stethoscope help/advise
    Great advice so far. I have a Littman 3200 because I have ear problems. Unless you are in the same boat, don't waste the money. It's a great scope for me, but all you're going to get are the same...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Best Stethoscope?
    I know this will sound rude, but why do people take the time to tell someone to do a search, or even search for links to threads when they could have taken less time to just answer the question?...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Just a few thoughts about clinical.
    Amen, brother! When I first started, I thought I was going to be scared of everything. But I find myself insanely excited each and every time I slip into my scrubs. And yesterday was the culmination...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. 4 months away, but I'm ready to break down.
    I can understand your feelings completely. I bust my rear end to just barely get by. And I mean it.... Sorry for the French, but I BUST MY ASS! All to just barely get by. All I can do when I get...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Are you an A student. How do you achieve it
    There has been a LOT of good advice in this thread. But, what a lot of people need to realize is that no matter how good one's study skills are, it is not a determinant on what someone's grades are,...
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Advice for a new nursing student?
    As a first semester student, I can give this advice... All advice given so far is spot on. But, what you have to realize is that what works for some does not work for others. I have had so many...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. What is the one thing that turns your stomach?
    For ME, it's mucus. Not your normal sputum, but the thick, chunky stuff. The stuff that clogs up suction tubes and you have to pull them out and pull it off so you can suction again. That and oral...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Why nursing hits home.....
    Thank you, Lex!
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. Why nursing hits home.....
    Thank You, Brian!
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. What do you keep in your clinical bag?
    I keep a sandwich baggie with some alcohol pads and some Tiger Balm just in case I run into a smell that I can't handle. (In addition to the same stuff you mentioned.)
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Why nursing hits home.....
    Now THAT is cool!
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. Why nursing hits home.....
    Just over 4 years ago, my dad passed away. He and I were closer than close. We were the essence of "best friends." If you have seen the movie "The Pursuit of Happyness," that was almost identical to...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  18. Scrub pants for thick legs
    Stupid auto correct. Dickies pants. Lol
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. Scrub pants for thick legs
    I have now found that Sketchers and Dickinson pants fit REALLY well.
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Does anyone know of any good bokms with practice NCLEX questions and rationales?
    I have no problem at all learning the material, or even applying the info in real life. But, when it comes to taking a paper tests, I suck miserably. I REALLY want to improve that! Does anyone know...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Am I the only one ...
    It has taken me awhile to get to this point, but I am just now starting to feel comfortable. The trick is to figure out the most efficient way to gather the material into your brain. There actually...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Scrubs, Anyone?
    Im no bodybuilder, but have plenty of muscle. (Im 5'9", 250lbs.) I wear a size large in Cherokee tops. I have recently discovered that Dickies made FOR MEN and Sketchers made FOR MEN fit me REALLY...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. Anyone seen any all-white shoes?
    I bought a pair in Nike's at Footlocker. They have 2 different kinds that are solid white. (And I mean SOLID white!) They are all leather with no holes or mesh either.
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. Should I be scared that I'm not scared?
    Actually, no. I don't think you're feeling wrong at all. I have felt the same way, and Im going into week 4. I was just saying this in another thread....it's ok to be worried/scared a little. But try...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Advice to New Nursing Students
    Honestly, the best thing ya'll can do for yourselves is destress. It's ok to worry, but try not to stress about school. It's just going to take up needed brain space. Lol Seriously ya'll, YOU MADE...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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