art challenge

So … now that school is done (what), I have some time on my hands! One of my goals this year was to work on my art, and well, what with that whole nursing school thing, it was difficult to actually practice as much as I wanted. I’m not going professional or anything, but I definitely want to continue to improve and develop current and new skills, and as such, I’ll be doing an art challenge in September.

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The last 16 months have been … intense, we shall say.

But. I did it.

I finished the hardest undertaking I have attempted and managed to make it through to the end. I’m still not entirely sure how I was able to complete such a rigorous program, but you know what? I’ll take it. Happily. Now all that waits is my NCLEX, or, in other words, the test that will allow me to practice as a nurse. There is still so much that I have to learn, and I’m going in basically knowing the bare minimum to properly care for patients, but hell, I’ve come so far from where I started that I have a hard time even remembering what it was like when I had to pass the “wash your hands” checkoff. Yes, we had a checkoff where we had to wash our damn hands.

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