Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The Mommy Nurse

Ok, this is the moment! I'll finally be starting tomorrow! And this is the main reason why I'll be busy nowadays, hehehe…

I know some of you don’t it know yet but I’m a registered nurse. It’s actually my second course, my first being BS-Psychology which I finished some years ago. After graduating from college, with a degree in Psychology, I worked for sometime in an industrial firm under the Personnel Department. In just a few years, this company I worked for closed, but then I got married and soon had a child.

Chloe was 4 months old when I went back to school to study nursing, after some convincing from my mom and my aunt (who is a nurse in the US). Well, I got to finish the course, took the local nursing board and passed - whew! But right after that, I didn't go into practice... I focused most of my time taking care of Chloe and doing my wifely duties at home. Actually, I had so many plans but everything had to take a backseat. I guess I was too attached to my daughter that I couldn't let her out of my sight, hehehe…

But right now, I think I need to get back to my profession or else I'll totally forget... In fact, I'm think I forgot some of the procedures already..! As of the moment, I’m experiencing mixed-emotions…Like, I’m a bit apprehensive, excited, and scared... but, who wouldn’t be? My last nursing duty was when I was still a student almost 3 years ago. I’m just crossing my fingers that some of my colleagues there would be kind enough to help me.

So tomorrow I'll be starting my first day of duty at the Operating Room. This is a volunteer work by the way…it means I’m doing this for Free (yeah, call it labor of love). This is how the system works here (in this country). That’s why I can’t blame my other fellow nurses if they want to leave and choose to work abroad. But we need nurses here, too. I’ll be doing this for a few months so I hope you wish me luck and pray for me! Chloe will be under the care of my mom whenever I'm on duty (she’s very close to her grandma and I thank my mom for that). Oh, gosh! I miss my little girl already, huhuhu… Okay, gotta be strong and start to focus. And oh, I have to end here, 'coz I need to sleep early now. Gotta save lives tomorrow. Ta-ta!

Simpson Mommy
  • mommy nurse
  • nurse
  • cook
  • teacher
  • chauffeur
  • housekeeper
  • laundress
  • child psychologist
  • tutor
  • lover, hehe
  • fashion consultant
  • nutritionist
  • social planner
  • playmate


Bogie January 7, 2009 at 5:58 PM  

Go! Go! Go! Sizzy! I know you can do it! God bless you in your new journey for 2009! I'll see you around Mommy Nurse... :)

Umma January 7, 2009 at 6:02 PM  

I never thought that you were a nurse Cooks.. what a pretty nurse indeed.. hmm your patients must be so lucky being taken care of you.

Are you planning to go abroad too thats why you are doing the volunteer work to get an experience first? Or this is just temporary?

Will be missing you Cooks..I know once you start working.. blogging will be set aside na hahaha..

Good Luck to your new job..

kikamz January 7, 2009 at 7:10 PM  

uy, RN diay ka cooks? i had no idea! that's a good decision cooks... now that chloe's a little older, it's time for you to give yourself a chance in the world. i know this is a big decision for the myself and it must be hard for you to be working especially na kelangan mo mag night shift duty ana from time to time. but be strong cooks! i know kaya nimo ang challenges of being a mommy, a nurse, a wife and a teacher. God bless you dear!

kikamz January 7, 2009 at 7:12 PM  

hala, wala nagkadimao ako english! the "myself" should be "family". whatever came into my mind? LOL!

Mummy Gwen January 8, 2009 at 12:20 AM are a registered nurse. Good luck to your new job. Hope everything go smoothly for you. I will be missing you, dear.

Cecile January 8, 2009 at 2:08 AM  

What a pretty Nurse you are indeed; am glad you finally decided to do something with your degree. it'll be hard since you were home taking care of Chloe for awhile but you'll be alright. goodluck Mommy Cooks, we'll be missing you dear :-)

Daddy January 8, 2009 at 8:40 AM  

Wow. Great news and what a heart you have. Bless you and with a pretty nurse like you, I don't mind getting sick for a while..haha...Wish you all the success...

Bonnie January 8, 2009 at 9:45 AM  

Wow, dint know that you're a nurse.. Wish you all the best in your job.. Will be missing you.. Do keep us updated with your job once you settle down.. Take Care..

kittykat January 8, 2009 at 11:39 AM  

wow..galing naman ng sister ko..mommy na nurse pa pretty wife pa jud..mamayat na jud ka ug samot ana mommy cooks..but good luck on your new endeavor..i think being a nurse i one of the hardest job one can have..kaya nga hindi ako nurse eh..hehehe

amiable amy January 8, 2009 at 12:49 PM  

goodluck girl...buti naman you are back working....hoping everything will turn out good

D January 8, 2009 at 1:52 PM  

Wow Cooks, I didn't know you're a nurse also like me! hehehe Good luck girl! I totally understand what you are feeling, after a while of not being in the clinical field, I also forgot some of the procedures and theories in nursing too! hehe But it will all come back once your memory's refreshed. Good luck again!Wishing you all the best.:)

Anonymous January 8, 2009 at 4:40 PM  

drop by ko kadali kuks to read your vlog. hehe..ready to face the real world kukai? i bet you are. hehe..good luck sis!

Rozella January 8, 2009 at 7:48 PM  

Hey Cookie, was coming by to drop my EC but I just had to drop a comment as well.

Nice blog. Love the layout! :)

Good luck on your first day ya? Once you get the hang on things again, I'm sure you will remember all the procedures again.

Break a leg!!!

Mommy Phebie January 8, 2009 at 10:26 PM  

I know you can do it Cokz and of course with God's grace! God Bless you...

SASSY MOM January 9, 2009 at 9:19 PM  

Good luck on your new job!

I was just passing by and admiring your blog.

Kristie January 10, 2009 at 12:48 AM  

omg, i am soooo excited for u too!!!!

cant wait to hear stories from u :)

Ane Fallarme January 10, 2009 at 2:18 PM  

way to go Cookie! :) go save some lives, i'll be on the sidelines cheering you on! :D

chubskulit January 11, 2009 at 12:12 AM  

Oh wow, what can I say, I know where to ask now if i my kids are sick hehehe..

ryliej January 11, 2009 at 12:13 AM  

suportado kita dyan mommy cooks..

Cookie January 11, 2009 at 9:34 PM  

Thank you everyone for your comments. Your messages, your support meant a lot to me. I am more inspired to go on duty especially that I knew a lot of people out there are just on my sidelines, cheering me on...
Salamat sa inyong encouragement. God bless you, too!!!!

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