first lpn check - page 2

I know there are a few threads like this. They are mainly directed to RNs. While that day will come I'm preparing to be a LPN. Besides the pay dif difference is pretty big between the two. so with... Read More

  1. by   backalwayshurt
    I want to pay my girlfriend back for lunch and gas money it was a rough yr thanks to her I made it !!!
  2. by   AngelicDarkness
    My first purchase on me was a nursing ring I loved it. The biggest purchase I bought after getting my first "real" nursing job, was my car.
  3. by   Prairienurse1989
    I bought my dog Calli a pink matching collar and incredibly lame, but was I ever proud of that ridiculously expensive leash.
  4. by   mzwest83
    I bought pizza for the family and the biggest bag of dog food for my mastiff!
  5. by   futurenurseOB
    I love how no one is being over the top by saying, " trip to France or dinner with the queen." Lol. These are tangible things that normal everyday folks wish to indulge in. Pay off the car or treat the family to new shoes. Lol small stuff
  6. by   AngelicDarkness
    After struggling in school for 2 years, its nice to treat ourselves
  7. by   LadyFree28
    My first LPN paycheck went to my realtor...I was signing a contract to buy my first property.
  8. by   Adele_Michal7
    What a wonderful topic...brings back good memories. I don't remember everything but I do recall getting a new pair of glasses, I needed them desperately...I got a pair of Juicy Couture eyeglasses. Yup. I still have them 4 years later.

    Oh. And I distinctly remember buying a real Coach purse. I had always wanted one. Don't have it anymore, however.
  9. by   CYoungLPN
    I just received my first nurses paycheck I didn't go too crazy I just bought a new 2012 Altima so of course I paid my car payment & insurance & I bought myself a pair of wayfer RayBans
  10. by   Philly_LPN_Girl
    I graduate my lpn sept of this year and I plan on saving majority of my paycheck to move out of my parents house and the rest I am treating my parents to a few gift cards for helping me out a great deal, and I want to pamper myself with a trip to the spa, nailery, hair done, etc.
  11. by   Classy05
    I paid some bills and got a 2011 Camry which is practically brand new I didn't have to put any money down on
  12. by   fairyluv
    i got caught up on bills, then bought me a litman and some scrubs.
  13. by   Stella_Blue
    I took about $250 and went shopping, which is something I NEVER do and then I put the rest in my savings. I had to treat myself for all the hard work!