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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Week One

So it's saturday today, the end of my first week of midwifery school. sounds so quaint. feels like band camp. a little more intense than that, and instead composed of 10 very unique women.

has been pretty interesting thus far. has been a confidence booster in that it affirms for me that i HAVE actually learned some things over the past year. ha. sorry i find that funny, cause i really do remember basically showing up on shell's doorstep, so green as to the midwifery ways. i need to appreciate that i have developed to some extent. but how much have i grown as a person? still need to work on that one.

had my first exam in anatomy and physiology. i was anticipating something a lot harder with the potential of failure (passing grade is 80%). I'm not expecting perfection, but i think i can be confident that i made the required grade (am i being overly confident now?).

This week has been stressful on many levels, but everything is coming together and i am looking forward to getting back to phoenix and settling in. i'm excited about school and am keen to study. i have a lot of work to do. both for shell and school so i really need to get organized.

this week was pretty introductory, next week we tackle venepuncture and speculum exams.

surprising looking forward to that :)

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