Monday, August 23, 2010

1 Week Down

I know I've been MIA lately, but I was busy getting through my first week of nursing school. I made it! 1 down, many more to go! After the first week, I'm still really excited {thank goodness!} and think I've made the right decision. I've learned that there is a whole lot more to nursing than just giving medications and doing physical exams. Things I never really would have even thought of. I hope I'll be a good one.

I've also done some crocheting when I get the chance, you'll be glad to know. I am really hoping to get some mary jane slippers in the shop very soon. I've had a few custom orders though that I've been working on, which is why I haven't gotten any listed yet. Maybe I can stay this busy to help fund school. I have to admit that I had a bit of a panic attack last week, but it has thankfully passed. Going from working 40 hours a week to being a 3/4 time student and having your afternoons empty is quite a transition. Not to mention the unemployment part again. We're cutting back and will continue to do so, but it's pretty scary. Plus, I've learned just how lonely quiet afternoons can be when everyone else is working. I was made to work. I could never not work. Not just the being busy part, but the social aspect. I hate how quiet it is when I'm home alone all afternoon. It's so weird. Atleast when I was in college the first time around I was a traditional student and had friends who were around all the time. It's so much different this time around. I will probably just go to the public library and study because there's too much temptation to take a nap or do something else when I'm at home. Atleast at the library I can force myself to study. There's not much to study just yet, but I know it's coming. And I know I'll come to the point where I'm thankful for these empty afternoons, but right now it's still an adjustment.

I'll keep you updated!



  1. Congratulations and good luck on nursing school! That is so exciting. I've seen articles about nurse shortages so good for you for picking a career that is not only desperately needed but should provide some job security. There is nothing more fun than hanging out at the library -- sounds like a good plan!

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