So, I totally bombed chem. I made some decisions based on "everything happens for a reason" and I obviously wasn't supposed to be a nurse. Even though I've wanted to be a nurse since I was 10 years old. I had come to terms with everything. I knew that I was okay. My family was okay. Hubby was supportive. I even decided to start a little side business just for fun (thirty one).
I was caught up in the frustration of trying to get into a nursing program and every program being a little bit different in what it required. I talked to a couple of the coordinators (at different schools) and finally just was done.
I had said that if I got a letter that they wanted me, I would take the opprotunity, of course. But as things were right now, it didn't look like that was going to happen.
Until today. Today when I got home there was a letter from St Anthony's College of Nursing. This is a BSN program here in town. The letter says "Dear Amy, CONGRATULATIONS! You have been awarded provisional acceptance into Saint Anthony College of Nursing for FALL 2009." This is a little bit of a WTF moment, because last I had talked with them, I wouldn't be ready for fall. I still have a few classes to take (that I wasn't going to take without some sort of guarantee that I would get in), so I can't start until Jan 2010. But an acceptance letter is an acceptance letter, damn it and I'm going to nursing school!
Can you even believe it?!? I'm totally in shock. There's a few things to consider. One is my job. I can't work this job while I'm in school. Another is how many hours can I work while in school. and finally, can I really push myself over the next 8 months to get done what I need to get done?!? I need a lot of support, from family and friends, and I need to believe in myself.
So, with that said, I'm super excited about this. I'm looking forward to it. I just need to get through chemistry...one more time. :-)