Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The New Girl - Again

I went to a lot of different schools growing up.  We moved a lot and eventually I kind of came to think of myself as the perpetual "new girl".  I am not saying that I liked that feeling of being the "new girl" but I got used to it and I think that I learned to be more adaptable than maybe I would have otherwise. 

Yesterday, I felt like the "new girl" again as I started a new job.  I have to say, the day went quite well.  I've got several days of orientation to complete before actual training at the bedside begins but I'm already feeling like I am where I am supposed to be right now.  I no longer expect anything to be permanent; I have learned that some things are just for a time.  Right now, though, I am thrilled for this opportunity.

Before I left this morning I enjoyed seeing a note on my bathroom mirror, left there by Maria when they visited the evening before.





When I got home from work last night, Sam was so sweet and asked me all about my day.  I don't know how people manage when they don't have great family for their support system.  I am so very grateful for mine.  I received well wishes from Ben and Sara in North Carolina, my mother-in-law in Montana and many friends as well.  I had a lovely send-off hug this morning as my husband sent me on my way feeling confident.  I really am blessed!

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6 comments:

Maria Rose said...

They are so lucky to have you!

emmy said...

Glad the day went well for you.

EJN said...

God always sends his best gifts wrapped in people. So glad you had a great first day new girl.
Blessings,
Jojo

Anna said...

Glad you had a good first day, great family and friends are truly a blessing!

AKM said...

I'm glad to hear your first day went well! They are blessed to have you!

Petra said...

So glad your start went well and that you have such loving support! You'll be such a great hospice nurse!

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