Wishing upon a shooting star...

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I go through these random phases of feeling completely and utterly alone. I am so ready to move home!!! It is not fun being here when you don’t really have a best friend that truly understands you. Don’t get me wrong, I have some good friends here, but none who truly know me. Ughhh…..trying to think happy thoughts. It is hard to not realize you are alone when it is all over the TV. Every show has couples in love. Whether it be a comedy, thriller, action, or scary movie. COUPLES EVERYWHERE!!!!

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Sometimes I just wish that people who have a high metabolism would stop saying how easy it is to lose weight. IT’S NOT EASY!! Walk a day in my shoes and lets have this talk again.

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Climbing Mountains

Today was a hard day for me. I try to be strong and keep a smile on my face at all times, but today wasn’t so easy. When people ask me what my biggest fear is, I can always come up with something super easy like, heights, sharks, spiders, snakes, etc… but the most truthful answer is being alone. I am so afraid that I will never find someone to spend the rest of my life with. Even though my father has told me that God has told him that he has someone special for me. Today while watching The Bachelor (I know…) I was reminded of that fear again. As I was getting ready for bed I began to become overwhelmed with sadness and had a feeling that I should read my Daily Wisdom for Women - 2014 Devotional Collection for today and it was amazing! The verse that went along with it was Psalm 27:1 “The Lord is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear?….” It talks about when we are feeling low for whatever reason, we should turn to him because he is the only one who can truly help us climb the mountains in our life.

The daily devotion always ends with a prayer:

Lord, I will stay strong in You and will take courage. I can trust and rest in You. Whatever I am feeling now, whatever emotions I have, I give them to You, for You are my hope and salvation. You are good all the time, of which I can supremely confident. Amen.

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Day by day….

What did I do today? I woke up and relaxed for a while. Then I went and met my preceptor!!! I was super nervous!! I wanted to have a Day shift female preceptor but instead I got a night shift male preceptor. So today I was very nervous. I learn the best when I feel comfortable and there is something about a strange man trying to teach me that makes me feel uncomfortable. Anyways, today I met him. He was a little strange, but who isn’t?! I feel much more comfortable now, knowing that he is a very kind and relaxed person. After I met him I went to work for my boss’s going away party. He has truly been one of the best bosses I have ever had. I am truly going to miss him. Now time to move on and get ready for my last and final semester of nursing school!!

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Back to real life

I have been back in Casper for 5 days now and I am ready to go back home. My last visit home wasn’t the easiest, but it definitely reminded me I want to go home and how much I love it there. I have missed my family and friends so much. I have really missed my church too. There is no better feeling than being in a church full of people pouring their hearts out to God!!! Since I have been home I have worked every single day. I will have a really nice check - but I am seriously exhausted. Trying to get back into my routine.

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It is crazy how some people that you have never really turned to before when you are struggling turn out to be the most helpful. :)