This article is about what initially drew me to a career in healthcare. It briefly describes how I entered into the healthcare system with little direction as to where I wanted to go and how I discovered that nursing was the path for me. I describe the steps I took to become a nurse and how I advanced through the ranks. Most of all it states why I want to continue to advance my nursing career. It gives personal insight into why I want to become a Nurse Practitioner and what I hope to accomplish as a FNP.