Monday, January 7, 2008

Dream A Little Dream

As of tomorrow graduation is 4 months away.

Wow. After so many years of struggle it hardly seems possible. I spent years getting into nursing school. I'm trying to imagine a life where I just go to work and come home.

(thoughtful silence)

Oh, and enough money to pay bills and buy stuff just because I want it.

(more thoughtful silence)

Okay, so in no particular order, this is my wish list for after graduation

1. A laptop
2. Student loans paid off
3. A vacation - a REAL vacation where we go away for more than a weekend, stay in a hotel, eat in restaurants and go on interesting day trips and tours
4. Coming home after work, putting my feet up and watching TV until I'm in a coma - well for the first week or two anyway
5. Hobbies
6. A social life
7. A new bicycle - a nice bicycle - one that costs more than $50 and one that I can ride without feeling like I carried it the whole time
8. Laser hair removal
9. Dental care - specifically the crowns I have needed in the front for almost my whole adult life
10. Plane tickets for me and my family so we can see each other more often
11. Truck paid off
12. Swimming lessons
13. Personal trainer

There's more but that's a start.

4 comments:

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License Pending said...

With all due respect, you make me want to barf.

Note to self: Change comment settings.

My bad.

Anonymous said...

I, too, am a mid life nursing school student and just started my maternity rotation

Can't wait to graduate, wish you good luck - your blog helped me get through a rough semester last fall - nice to see I am not the only one that thinks the way you do!

License Pending said...

Really? That is so awesome.

It is a bit rewarding to know that my experience can benefit someone else beyond something to make fun of myself about.

Seriously, I know a lot of people may have second thoughts about going to nursing school because they feel they might be too old. I hope they can read my blog and realize "hey, if she can do it, so can I."