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where are you going?

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This song as a whole has nothing to do with my life at the given moment, but the line “Where are you going, where do you go?” certainly resonates with me right now. Also I just saw a Dave Matthews show and was sad he didn’t play this.

So, where am I going? Wherever life takes me. I have a plan right now, but I know that even the best of plans go awry. I may end up hating the path I’m paving for myself. Or maybe I’ll love it. All I know is that I’m beginning to follow a dream, and that it’s bound to take me somewhere good.

In just over two weeks, I’ll begin taking two classes at a local community college. These are classes that will fulfill pre-requisite requirements to allow me to apply for nursing school.

That’s right. I’m headed to nursing school. And I’m scared shitless.

I have two degrees already, neither of which have anything to do with ‘the sciences’. I’m still working full time (at a job with very odd hours sometimes). I’m about to begin two very hard science courses that also include labs. I’m planning on quitting my very comfortable full time job if I should be lucky enough to be accepted into nursing school in about a year and a half. At that point, I’ll also be contributing a very large amount of student loan debt to my current student loan debt. Also, I still have diabetes to take care of (drat!).

I’m a mixture of excitement, fear, stress and hope. These are also all of the reasons I’ve been so absent from the DOC and this blog (and quite frankly, diabetes management altogether) for the past couple of months — and I probably will continue to be less ‘here’ until I get adjusted to a new, very busy schedule (minus the diabetes part, really need to get that reigned in). But, ah, it feels damn good to write again.