I agree with Rayrae~
If being a nurse is something you really want, and you are financially able right now to take the plunge, then do it!
Nursing is the most rewarding thing I have ever done, and although there are "moments" when I would like to throw in the towel and give up my degree, I would never....
I work in LTC, and when a little gnarled hand reaches up to pat my face, and I get told "You're so sweet.." that makes it all worthwhile...again. Or when my patients know my schedule better than I do, cause they say they'll miss me when I am gone...yea... nursing is great, and I wouldn't want to be anywhere or do anything else!
Good Luck to you and keep us posted on your decision!