Last night at a family dinner, a cousin of mine complimented me. We were discussing nursing school, horseback riding, traveling, my desire to play the piano. I was in the midst of explaining that I am also working toward joining a recreational hockey league with all guys (plus one other brave girl!) when she smiled… Continue reading A Renaissance woman
Hellooooooo! phew. I can finally take a breath. Relax. Watch a show on Netflix. Well, for a little while. Then it’s time to start reading for my next classes! I am halfway through my first semester of nursing school. Physical Assessment, Pathophysiology, and Role of the Nurse are over. Now we tackle Core Concepts and… Continue reading 8 weeks down!
I should really be reading one of my many nursing textbooks right now, but this afternoon I had a strong urge to jump on here and tell you all about the new journey I’ve embarked on! The juices are flowing and I couldn’t be more excited to share. Yesterday was my first day of nursing… Continue reading Loading… Nurse in progress
**WARNING! LONG POST AHEAD!** If you don’t enjoy running or a good story, you might just want to skip this one! Questioning the title of this post? There are plenty of people (possibly you?) who don’t like running. Not me. I’ve been doing it for years, but a recent injury has sidelined me for more… Continue reading Not running sucks
Hi friends! I wanted to share some new experiences I had this Memorial day weekend. For the first real time, I camped in a tent for 3 days. Friday night I drove down to Shelbyville, Illinois with my sister, brother in law, and my dog Scout. We were camping at Wolf Creek State Park. As… Continue reading Lake Shelbyville
Summer! ahhhh, the sweet feeling of no responsibilities! I wish! While the summer of a college student brings different tasks and to do lists than a school semester, it is usually just as busy. Personally, I am transitioning into a new job (orientation next week!), creating my fall class schedule, working out, cleaning and organizing… Continue reading When summer rolls around
Hooray for procrastinating on college assignments to write a race recap! It’s been a full year since my first half marathon, and yesterday (Sunday, April 22, 2018) I ran the same event in Naperville as my second half. This year I trained better by completing most of my scheduled long runs. I fueled well the… Continue reading Naperville Women’s 1/2 Marathon [4/22/18]