Category Archives: journalism

Why did I torture myself?

When I first decided to go back to school 3 years ago, I was served a platter full of emotions … fear, nervousness, excitement, anticipation. Everyone told me that going back to school would be just what I needed to … Continue reading

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Where will you be in 5 years?

Everyone dreads the first job interview after college when the interviewer looks you in the eye and asks you where you want to be in 5 years. I still remember my answer to this question that, surprisingly enough, landed me … Continue reading

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A wanna be nurse

I never knew what hard work was until I tried my hand at nursing … As I sit here and type this, I am hearing alarms go off in my head. I am desperately trying to seek out the sound … Continue reading

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A nurse in the making

In August, I was sucked up by a vacuum. Not like a quantum vacuum in space … more like a giant Hoover. I remember sitting in my living room minding my own business when all of the sudden I found … Continue reading

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Another damn overreaction

As people line the walls of the pediatric ER, I can’t help but laugh. For the next few weeks … maybe months, every sniffle, cough or sneeze will be treated as a symptom of the swine flu.

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Salute to journalism

I am now a productive member of society … I got my first job in the medical field! I start as an anesthesia tech on Monday. What is an anesthesia tech? Excellent question! I was too busy trying to make a good … Continue reading

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The proper way to say goodbye

With my last weekend coming to a close, I am overcome with a new realization. I am really leaving Florida. All the joy of moving home to family and friends has completely clouded my vision to the plain and simple … Continue reading

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