i've been lurking for quite awhile. thanks for all the laughs and wisdom you've given me. i graduated an lpn program june 30, got married on july 23, and passed my boards on sept 20:smiley_aa thank you, god! i'm learning the hard way. i work in an ltc facility, and what a difference it is from school. i worked at the same facility for 2.5 years as an lna, and the adjustment has been.....interesting. any ways, i figured i'd come out of the shadows and say "hi"