Friday, August 24, 2012

Final push

This week begins my final push to finish school. Hopefully in just 4 short months you will hear how I passed my boards with flying colors, it was all worth it, I have a (full-time) job again, etc, etc. Because, you know, things always go the way we plan.... :)

My actual plan for the next few months is to enjoy living here during the fall, which happens to be one of the best times of year in Williamsburg, invest fully in my relationships here in town, and to not let myself become sidetracked from those goals by trying to finish up what has been a fairly arduous journey.
(The Governor's Palace)

As an update to those of you who have been interested in what I'm up to on the nursing side of my life; I have been handed a respite for the first time since beginning this program: I am assigned to a Williamsburg hospital for my capstone course! I'm going to be doing my hours on a progressive care unit, which is essentially a step-down floor from the ICU where patients go when their needs are a bit more complex or demanding than can be cared for on a regular floor. In addition, for my community health outreach, I'll be serving as a volunteer doula for Richmond mothers that can't afford those services on their own. I am thrilled that I'll only be commuting 2-3 days a week and working here in town the other days!

5 comments:

Ashley said...

That's awesome! You can do it! :)

Dorothy said...

That is fantastic news! Good for you for getting that arranged. Enjoy those extra hours in your day!

Patty said...

Wow, I hadn't heard Williamsburg came through for you! Good for you for pursuing that.

Aunt Michele said...

How awesome is that!!! Congratulations Katie!!! I'm so happy for you!!!

maggie said...

ALMOST THERE!!! hope you find lots of time to enjoy the 'burg in the fall... I request lots of pictures!