I was in Washington, D.C. last week for my school’s required on-campus clinicals. From Monday – Thursday night, I was attending lectures, demonstrating my skills as a practitioner, performing assessments, learning in-office procedures and suturing, and generally stuffing my head with knowledge. It was a great, albeit stressful, couple of days where I was able… Read More D.C.
Fall is, without doubt, one of my most favorite seasons. I love that the hot, tropical-feeling summers are over (along with the weeding, the mosquitos, the constant checking for ticks) and that the season for fires and jackets and crunching leaves is starting. This is one of the reasons why I love living in Virginia. … Read More Fall ‘n All
Making the decision to go back to school for my nurse practitioner (NP) degree wasn’t an easy one. My plan had always been to work as a nurse for a year or two, then go to grad school part-time while working full- or part-time and having my employer pay for part or all of the… Read More Nurse Practitioner School – Making the Decision
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve updated the old blog. Those weeks have been full of activity – trips to Philadelphia, Joe starting school, William & Mary starting back up again – and illness, too, unfortunately. All 4 of us have been hit by a GI bug, one by one. First Chris, then Joe,… Read More First Days