My Life and My Experiences have Led Me to My Career in Nursing

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To me, life is a pretty ironic thing; it has a way of introducing you to the things you want, but keeps it just out of your reach. As we grow and go through life experiences, both good and bad, we as humans always seem to take some form of realization or some truth from each experience. The difference amongst all of us is whether or not we take these truths and make something of them. Becoming a nurse isn’t a career choice I was pushed into making. I have desired to be a nurse for as long as I could remember. My perception of nursing and my desire to become a nurse directly comes from my passion to help people. I want to become a nurse because I enjoy being around people in their times of need and I get internal satisfaction by serving …show more content…
To me, life is a pretty ironic thing; it has a way of introducing you to the things you want, but keeps it just out of your reach. As we grow and go through life experiences, both good and bad, we as humans always seem to take some form of realization or some truth from each experience. The difference amongst all of us is whether or not we take these truths and make something of them. Becoming a nurse isn’t a career choice I was pushed into making. I have desired to be a nurse for as long as I could remember. My perception of nursing and my desire to become a nurse directly comes from my passion to help people. I want to become a nurse because I enjoy being around people in their times of need and I get internal satisfaction by serving those that need help. Recently I decided to jump start my health care career by becoming a certified and licensed nursing assistant. I did this for one of two reasons. Besides being able to have the opportunity to see first hand what really goes on in the health care setting but to also gain the proper knowledge and experience that I’ll forever carry with me throughout my career in the medical field. My whole life I have fought my way from the very bottom to the top; physically, mentally, finically, and emotionally. Starting at birth, where I was emitted to stay in the hospital for three months after I was born due to complications, all the way into my twenties. Most after so long would be tired of fighting and give in to the idea that “it is

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