Well yesterday did me in.
After weeks of studying and attending study groups, reading reading reading, doing online companion studies, making outlines, using notecards, and feeling that I did just about everything I could do for my third test of the semester, I sat down to fail a PreTest (ungraded) literally getting a 50%.
I could feel the waterworks coming on and had to leave class and go have a sob fest in the bathroom. And sadly, I am just not one of those 'pretty' criers...you know, those girls that have like one glistening tear and look all romantic and tragic, yet beautiful as the tears fall?
Nope, I get all splotchy and red and sniffly and wrinkly and totally look the part. Sigh.
So anyway, got that out of the way, got myself under control, came back to class all centered, took the real test, and got around an 86%. (Which is just barely a B as far as Nursing School goes)
It was crazy, but being half-way through the first block, I actually felt pretty good that I'd gotten this far without a single melt down.
Now to think about our Simulation Lab tomorrow, 2 papers due the week we get back from spring break, as well as 21 med cards and I think an online case study.
Happy Spring Break, ya'll.
I'd feel it a success if I can make it another 8 weeks until my next crying jag, thankyouverymuch.