So I just started nursing school

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by SaltyFish513 SaltyFish513 (New) New Student

I have a psychotic disorder of some kind. Currently in remission. Initially I feared it would put paid to my dreams of becoming a nurse. Yet here I am graduating in spring 2021 if I pass.

Its under control, and I have to say this first semester of nursing school has made me incredibly happy just to be there.

I am taking a break from studying just to breathe it all in given that its the first week.

Tommorow i intend to binge the adaptive quizzes for as long as I can.

Its only been a week but I am loving ever minute of it.

Some how I felt like having had a psychotic episode I would never get this far.

Now I can almost taste it, and I am enjoying myself.

As long as I manage the disease and don't have another I feel like I can actually do this, and enjoy it.

I love it.

Zachari

Zachari

Has 3 years experience. 2 Posts

Okay man, take care of yourself, study and show up on time. You're doing great!

Always take time to focus on your mental health, even with the stress of being a nursing student, but you can do whatever it is that you set your mind on. Hey, it might even help you to educate and relate to patients in the future! We all fit into a place in this world, sometimes timing is everything. Hang in there!

retroscope

retroscope

5 Posts

The mental and physical stresses of nursing school are very real. I can say I initially underestimated my program, and it kicked my butt. If you are able to keep your condition at bay and excel, then I look up to you.

Remember that at some point we all rely on each other, as a team. Keep us updated on how you're feeling!

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SaltyFish513

SaltyFish513

10 Posts

The mental health of nursing school stress is very real. At several times I have had to take a break for my mental health.

Yet it appears like I will pass my first semester with 4 Bs. I will take it as it has been very stressfull

Zachari

Zachari

Has 3 years experience. 2 Posts

With the coronavirus pandemic nursing students are under more stress than ever, please take time for self care, and work with your fellow students, friends, and family.

SaltyFish513

SaltyFish513

10 Posts

1 minute ago, Zachari said:

With the coronavirus pandemic nursing students are under more stress than ever, please take time for self care, and work with your fellow students, friends, and family.

It appears like I will pass all my classes just one more week

SaltyFish513

SaltyFish513

10 Posts

5 minutes ago, Zachari said:

With the coronavirus pandemic nursing students are under more stress than ever, please take time for self care, and work with your fellow students, friends, and family.

thank you for the response

My classes are all online now

and I am feeling more stress than before