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One leg down, feet still on the ground.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

I made it. This is my mother's hand, and that's my nursing pin she's holding. I was pinned on May 15, graduated May 17, was hired May 25 as a graduate nurse at the hospital I wanted, on the unit I dreamed of, and on day shift, no less.

On June 28, I took and passed my boards. The first brutal leg of this incredible journey is over. I'm a registered nurse in the state of Missouri!

I managed to maintain my weight at 170, which was an accomplishment. But now I have my life back, and I'm at it again. I expect my weight will remain at 170, but I hope to see the muscle/fat ratio shift as I start my bike riding routine again and start hitting the weights. I might actually gain pounds but lose size, and that's cool with me.

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    emoticon congratulations on a difficult accomplishment! emoticon
    824 days ago
    You did it! I am SO happy for you, because that took a lot of work and determination while at the same time, you were changing poor dietary and exercise habits. You can be double proud of yourself!


    826 days ago
    congrats on everything
    827 days ago
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