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TBT: First Round of Exams OVER!

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Greetings, Throwback Thursday fans! As has become the tradition around here, each week I share a blog post from my nursing school days. Enjoy!

Here’s the breakdown for how my first round of exams went…the first tests are always the most stressful since you don’t really know what to expect. So, in that regard I am very happy that they are over and done with!

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TBT: Organic Chemistry

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Happy Throwback Thursday! Each week I re-post a blog entry from my nursing school days. In this post we are revisiting the joy that is Organic Chemistry. Have fun!

So what is 2,4 Dimethylhexane anyway?

With opening lines like that I plan to be ASTOUNDING at cocktail parties. So obviously this semester I am taking Organic Chemistry, but before you start freaking out let me clarify that this is a survey course of O-Chem and Biochem…so it’s not as horrific as straight O-Chem. I’ve heard it’s actually not that bad…AND, we get to make soap! Cool!

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TBT: Call me Super Nerd

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It’s that time again! Each Thursday, I dig up an old nursing school blog post for you guys…like an archeologist of doom. Haha. Enjoy!

I will be the first to admit that I am having The Most Un-Summer Summer Ever. I am taking the second component to Anatomy & Physiology and it is surprising how things like this just take over your life. One minute I’m chatty and interesting at parties and the next I’m only able to discuss lymph nodes and afterload. Riveting.

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TBT: Microbiology is done!

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For Throwback Thursday I am unearthing old blog posts from my nursing school days…care to travel back in time with me?

May I ever so humbly…brag?

Ok, I can’t resist! After reading through some not-so-recent posts, I realized I never provided closure to the whole Microbiology thing. Let’s just say there was a highest grade in the class and that I know this person VERY well. Was that modest enough? The really amazing thing is that I got a higher grade than Doogie Howser, this total science geek that sat next to me for all of two weeks before I had to relocate thanks to his constant muttering and criticisms of the instructor. So, toot-too…that’s one more horn tooting for moi! Who knew? (originally posted 1/31/08)

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TBT: Surviving Microbiology

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For Throwback Thursday I am re-posting a blog entry each week from my nursing school days…so travel back in time with me as we revisit the joy that is nursing school!

I survived my first microbiology test! 

AND I have it on good authority that Microbiology gets much better after all that icky metabolism stuff. So YAY! I counted up all the questions I totally guessed on, and that totalled about 9, so I figured I might, MIGHT get an A if I slam-dunked my essay questions AND my bonus question. Stay tuned! (originally posted 9/24/07)

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TBT: Microbiology is kicking my macro-booty

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For Throwback Thursday, I am re-posting my nursing school blog entries. Each week I’ll post one entry from the “good ol’ days.” Travel back in time with me as we revisit the joy that is nursing school! Here you go!

I am lame…I haven’t posted in almost TWO MONTHS…which is really pathetic. I started school at the end of August (which only partially explains my lameness) and have been a complete whack-job ever since. I have class Monday-Thursday nights and the rest of the time I am trying to get my freelance business up and running, help Tom with his business, take care of the house and three cats + one child (oops, I mean + one husband), and maybe squeeze in time to shave my legs once in a while.

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