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I did it!!!

  1. 32 This is a success story for me, it may not sound all that impressive for others though.

    I have never completed anything since finishing high school. I started many different degrees and just never found one I clicked with, all the while know what it was a wanted to do.

    Then I applied for nursing, and I forgot about it. I was surprised when I recieved the acceptance letter. I decided to defer for 12 months to save a little money and get ready as it had been a while since I had done any study by then.
    So 12 months later I sat in the nursing lecture theatre for my introduction and orientation lecture.

    Fast forward 4 years, another baby, and here I am today, not only completed my degree, but I am now a registered nurse with a new grad job starting in a week.

    I can't believe how it feels to know that I have finished something. I am a graduate. I am a registered nurse. In the beginning I used to fantasise about what it would be like, but then as I got into the degree, I focused on completing each subject rather than looking too far ahead.

    I just can't believe that I am actually here. I am so happy, and proud of the massive achievement. Nursing is hard work. It requires a lot of knoweldge and expert clinical skills, interpersonal, intuition, professional skills.

    I just wish my mum who was also a RN, was alive today to see this.
  2. 27 Comments

  3. Visit  DestinedRN09 profile page
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  4. Visit  Blindsided profile page
    #2 3
    You're the bomb! Bet your mom is there in spirit and so proud of you
  5. Visit  realnursealso/LPN profile page
    #3 2
    I am very happy for you! Congratulations
  6. Visit  TPfan24 profile page
    #4 1
    Congratulations and good luck in your new job!
  7. Visit  BSN75 profile page
    #5 1
    You go girl!!
  8. Visit  Nurse Connie profile page
    #6 1
    That is absolutely fabulous! Congratulations!!
  9. Visit  DaniGrrl profile page
    #7 0
  10. Visit  Goldensoul profile page
    #8 2
    I'm in the same situation....went to undergrad right after highschool, never finished...then a few jobs etc then got into Nursing school and fast forward to today- I graduate May 2010!!!! Wish my mommy was alive to see it too (who was an RN as well!!) Gives me hope!! =D
  11. Visit  HM2VikingRN profile page
    #9 1
    Your mother knows that you made it.....Congratulations....
  12. Visit  Lonestarrn02 profile page
    #10 1
    congrats to you:redpinkhe. We all understand what a tremendous accomplishment you have achieved.

    Your Mother would be especially proud of you
  13. Visit  Katie5 profile page
    #11 0
    Your post just makes me want to cry. So many congrats to you. Hugs for you
  14. Visit  S.N. Visit profile page
    #12 0
    Congrats to you, RN!