"Nursing School Dropout"- Starting the Path into Nursing - page 2

"Nursing School Dropout". It was then, as my patient rolled away in her wheelchair to parts unknown, I thought 'well, and that's when nursing school ended'. Week 8, and I had lost my patient. I... Read More

  1. by   Jennybrie
    Quote from molly.hershman
    Instead, this is a war. It's an internal war of wills and insecurities and strengths, every damn day. There are a thousand doubts that make you question your abilities, all screaming in high-pitched obnoxious tones as you gown up to enter the patient's room. Can I succeed in this? Can I do this without fainting? Can I pass this test, learn this concept, answer this question? Was this the right path? Why is no one supervising me? WHY IS IT SO FREAKING HOT IN HERE?
    I laughed so hard at this...so glad I'm not the only one!!

    Great article and beautifully written. Good luck in school and in nursing.......I have a feeling you'll go far!
  2. by   Stella_Blue
    This is too cute <3
  3. by   futurenursegirl14
    Amazing Post!!! You really have a heart for this and it speaks volumes!!
  4. by   molly.hershman
    Thank you guys all so much!!!
  5. by   Chilled1121
    Love this! I think a lot of us are afraid to admit how intimidating the clinical floor can be. You have managed to turn a crazy experience into a shred of hope that we all will get through this!
  6. by   FDW630
    Quote from molly.hershman
    I feel like I’m fumbling around like a blind octopus wearing pot holders...
    This is the most accurate description in the history of accurate descriptions.
  7. by   Julius Seizure
    This is really, really good. Sharing with all my nurse friends!
  8. by   Liddle Noodnik
    Quote from molly.hershman
    Now I buy myself a celebratory pastry every time I make it through a clinical day without killing someone. Bonus points if I don't end up weeping in a supply closet..
    lol... YUP, welcome to nursing!

    good article, thanks!