10 - Each class we assess a different body system. About 3 systems in, and I have been diagnosed with Anemia every week... "nursing diagnosis", not "Md diagnosis". Regardless, I'm a fan of consistency.
9 - In lab class we practice our skills on the people who are handy. That is to say, we practice on other students. My BP, HR and Respirations are normal and healthy... and still normal 10 minutes later... and STILL normal 10 minutes later...
8- It's OK to get caught wearing the same outfit as your friend.
7 - Free pass to wear White Shoes before Memorial Day. My white shoes are HOT! I mean that literally. They are warm. And thank god, too. With all the 60 degree weather this winter, I'd hate to imagine what I would have done if my shoes weren't keeping me warm.
6 - Am slowly rebuilding my upper body strength from all these books.
5- No one even bothers to ask me about my eye twitch any more.
4 - Raise your hand if you have a FOLEY CATHETER in your book bag. Go ahead. Annnnytime you want.... NO? Well I cannot WAIT to whip that puppy out at a party, cos I think it's going to be the next *in* thing.
3 - Sense of humor seems really sharp these days... or, at least my classmates seem to think so. Either that or they're so exhausted they're punchy.
But I'm pretty sure I'm just HILARIOUS.
2 - Nurses are SEXY. Well, that's what she said.
1 - A few weeks ago in my lab partners & I took turns tying each other to beds. For real. Did I mention that my lab parter is a 20 something year old cutie?