Sunday, May 10, 2009

Mullet Toss

I so can't figure out how to rotate this freakin picture...

Just doing a little studying...

This was the view from our condo

Me and Ray

Just a little bit of my food from the crawfish boil, it was so good especially cause they had a
Lousiana guy making the crawfish, gotta love those cajons.

This was before they boiled the poor guy, and you can see the cooker in the back ground.

One of the nights me and Ray went out.

All those tents in the far distances is where the Mullet Toss is. There were so many people.

Me and Ray on the beach.

I was so tired. LOL

Me and Ray again on the beach.

This was Sunday night/Monday morning at the Flora-Bama. And no Jeremy
is not grabbing my boobies, my mom freaked out when she saw this picture.

This was showing the time, it was just pasted 1am monday morning, and we did not
leave until like 2:15am.
Yeah, so this was the Mullet Toss. The only picture that I got of people throwing the mullet (fish) was not all that clear, so likewise, I did not post it. But yeah, you get the point. It was nothing but a redneck party, from thursday till monday, and we all had a blast. We went last year but this year was by far the funnest that we have had. Well I guess this all the blogging I can handle for one day. I will be in Sandy from the 20th till the 27th of may for my brothers wedding. This will also be the first time in 5 years that all of us kids will be together again. I am so excited and yes I will post lots of pictures from that trip. Oh yeah, I had to make yall just a bit more jealous, I am going to be going on a cruise at the end of May (31st) till June 4th to the Bahamas. Yes yes I know, I would be jealous of me too. LOL.

I DID IT!!!!!!

I had to show off my rocken tan that I got down at the beach, and also my puppies after I gave them a bath. They don't look too cute, but I still love them.

Well despite everyones doubts, I was able to pull off a thing that even honor students have not been able to do in a long while. What I did, and accomplished, was I took all 4 classes offered for this semester of nursing school at once. Most people will either break it up into 2 semesters or more. But I was told that I probably would not be able to do it, and that even honor students struggle passing all of the classes. I think that is what pushed me even more to try it. I took OB, Geriatics, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology, plus the clinicals, all in the same semester. What alot of my other classmates are doing is they are going to take Pharmacology this summer and then will be still be on track with me to graduate this December. But I wanted to have the summer off, and dangit, I just wanted to show them that anything is possible. The other major factor that played into me having a difficult time trying to pass all of these classes at once was the fact that I have to work full time. So this is kind of a run down of how my semester went, Monday 9am-2pm class, Tuesday 9am-3pm class, Wednesday 6am-3pm clinicals, Thursday 6am-3pm clinicals, Thursday 7pm-7am work at the hospital, Friday 7pm-7am work at hospital, Saturday 7pm-7am work at hospital,, then start all over on monday. So needless to say, it has been a very busy semester. And just to toot my horn even louder, I was the only one in my class to do this and pass everything too. Alot of people had to drop one or more of the classes, but I stuck through and it payed off in the end. And the funny thing was, at the end of April they have a party at the beach called the mullet toss, where every one and there dog goes down to the beach from thursday through monday, and it is held on the Alabama/Florida state line. The name "Mullet Toss" comes from the fact that you throw a mullet (fish) over the alabama/florida state line. It is basically a big redneck party. Well to make a long story short (because I will be posting a separate post about this) I had 2 exams that following monday and tuesday. I stayed down there at the beach all the way until 2:30am Monday morning and drove back to montgomery, alabama, got to class at 9am, and still passed the exam with high flying colors. Alot of my classmates were mad at me cause they knew that I had been at the beach all weekend long, whereas they had been cooped up in the house all weekend long studying. Sure I did some studying on the side, but I also enjoyed myself too. But that was just a side note to this whole experience. But anywho. I have just one semester left, fall semester, and then I will be graduating this December from nursing school with my RN.

Monday, April 6, 2009


(This is a picture that I took with my cell phone the other day while on a walk. The flowers are so pretty here in the spring. My mom told me that this a naked blossoming magnolia, I think. Its named that because it has no foliage (leaves) on the limbs, only these pretty flowers.)

I know I have not posted a "Post" in a while and so I figured that today would be the perfect day to do some venting and catching up. Well as most of yall know I am in nursing school full time and really don't have much in the way of time to think because between going to school, clinicals and working a full time job (only to keep a roof over my head, cause I don't suggest working while in school) I hardly have time to think.
So with nursing school, I only have 1 more semester left and will hopefully graduate in December (they don't offer summer classes). Well this semester has been interesting in seeing how much I can do without killing myself. I decided, against my councelors advicement, to take the full load of classes this semester. Which would include Gerontology, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology. I did have the option to take pharmacology in the summer, which is what 99% of my classmates are doing, but decided that I wanted to be able to have the summer off, and start my final semester this fall, refreshed.
Well so far I am doing good in all of my courses and clinicals, besides pediatrics theory. I am barely above the water and am trying not to drown with the rest of the class, which out of 88 people, only 3 are actually passing. I am really close to passing and hope that this last test will bring it up to passing. So as you can see, it is not us, but the teacher that has the problem. This has been a continual problem in past semesters, but our semester is the first to stand up against her. It is literally this teacher's mission to try and fail us all, I kid you not, and because of racial tensions in the south, no one will stand up to her (because she is black, and are so afraid of a lawsuit that they would rather see us all fail than to do something about her teaching and testing methods. This is something that I have only seen in the south, by the way). But anyways.
Well to get to the point of why I am venting. I have been really freaking out that I will not pass this semester (because of freaking pediatrics) and will not graduate until May of 2010. So today I had 2 exams, one in pediatrics and one in pharmacology. Well the one in pediatrics is one of the last 3 exams that I have in this class, including the final, and I have to do good on them all in order for me to pass.
So needless to say, last night was an all nighter. So this morning driving to school, I was in tears because I have been so discuraged this semester because of not being able to do good in pediatrics and called my dear brother Stephan, and asked him to say a pray for me over the phone. It was very sweet and I know that the Lord helped in calming me down and helping me with the tests. So I found out right before I was on my way home from school that I had passed my pharmacology test, and was still waiting on the results of my pediatric test. I was so happy, and quite frankly couldn't believe that I passed the pharmacology test because I focused mainly on pediatrics.
I was on my way home (after having been awake for more than 24 hours), and was just so happy. I was within walking distance to pulling in my driveway, and I got pulled over. I know I was not speeding (because I have one of those nifty radar detectors, and I knew there was a cop around, so I was being good). Well the cop pulled me over. I just figured it was license and insurance check. Well he walks up, just as cool as he can be, and I asked what the problem was, in my cute little southern bell accent. He said, now get this, he said that he was pulling me over for the fact that my tint on my car was too dark. I was floored. I hate to say it, but I have been pulled over before in the great state of Alabama for speeding (hence the radar detector), and have not once been told that my tint was too dark. Then on top of that, I didn't have my current insurance card, I had everyone other one that I have had in the past 3 years but not my current one. And you know the funny thing, not once when I have been pulled over before, have I been asked for my insurance card, until this time. (Alabama doesn't require proof of insurance to get your tags renewed each year, nor do they require yearly safety inspection of your car. Because if they did, half the cars in this state would be condimed.)
Well needless to say he gave me a ticket for my car tint and no insurance. I said to him that he must have been really bored to give me these tickets, and he stuttered and said that "this was his job". Well I said to him, "Remember me if and when you have to come in the ER to be treated and I am your nurse and I decide not to dumb you before I stick a 10 inch catheter down your pee pee hole because "It's my job". I bet you'll be wishing you hadn't been bored that day when you gave me those stupid tickets." And I smiled at him just as smoothly as I could, and all he could get out of his jaw dropped expression was "Have a nice day".
Well needless to say, I called my mom just histerically crying cause I just feel like with every good thing that goes on with me, there is just as bad or worse a thing that comes shortly after. I just can't seem to find a happy medium. And I don't mean to be saying "poor pittiful me", but my whole nursing school experience has been filled with nothing but extreme lows and very little highs. I know that the advisary is working so hard on me to make me give up, and I also know that the Lord won't give me more than I can handle, but you know sometimes, I'm like "give me a break, in fact, give my mom, siblings and me a break". So every now and then, I meet my breaking point, and have a melt down. But (as my mom always says) "Besides that Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?" Well I guess I am done for now, I know it is a long post, but I definetly feel better, and it gave me something to do while I sit here and wait to see if I passed my pediatrics test............
Well before I got done posting this, I got a phone call telling me that the grades were up. And the vertic is.....I GOT AN A. This is honestly the first A I have ever made on any of my nursing exams. I am a usual B average student, so needless to say, this has come as a shock to me. But yay me. The Lord really is on my side, I guess I just sometimes fail to realize it.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Update, well kinda.

I know that this picture is old, but that is probably the
most recent, and I am also looking forward to when I can
be out in the summer sun again. Yay.

Well I thought that I would just update you all with the happenings of my so uninteresting life that I am living here in Alabama. Well lets see, where do I start. Ummm, well a couple of weeks ago I got into a verbal altercation(in a trailor park) with a girl that is basically after my man. Well we were all good up until she called me a fat A$$. Thats when all the good up bringing was thrown way out the door. So in a nut shell, I told her where to go and how to go there in a very timely fashion. And even after all of that, her 100 pound sopping wet butt still wanting to "kick my butt". I could have just sat on her and it would have been over with right then and there. Oh and by the way, calling a southern girl "White-trash" is like calling a black person a "Ni&&er". Which truly surprised me cause I just kept calling her it (which she really is, and maybe thats the reason why she hated me calling her that) and that is when Ray (my boyfriend) got into the middle of it and stopped it from getting that far. And then besides all the drama of life as a southern bell, that has pretty much been it for me right now. I am just way busy with school and trying to pass and get it over with. I am currently in my pediatric rotaion and am loving my little kid patients. I am hoping to come out to Utah sometime soon, that is if I could get up and actually work and make some money. Well I hope that yall are all doing good and I hope to see yall soon.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

I think I need kids

This is my precious baby, Dixie
And this is my other precious, with a bad hair day, Roxie
She just woke up
And this is Dixie just waking up, aww
This is Roxie's Christmas outfit, with shoes
And this is Dixie's outfit, shoes and all
Dixie didn't really know how to stand or walk in the shoes
I love it
I can't ever seem to get the freaky red eye look out of there eyes, but they are still cute as can be.
And of course I have a bag or 2 to carry them in, with the shades to go with it of course. Watch out Paris HiltonThese are all the clothes that I have for them so far.....
This is what they wear when we go on walks so that they don't get cold.
This is there Sunday attire
And another view of there cute dresses, I even got them on sale.
This is there game day attire, goooo Auburn
I love this outfit on Roxie
The shirt and the hat both say princess
How cute is that
And another view of there game day attire
These are there sun dresses for the summer time
This is what they wore for mom and the boys when they came to visit, they had to be presentable of course
And last but not least, this is what they were for Halloween, can you guess......
Yep, and a Witch and a pumpkin

My mom and my sister both think that I need to get married and have kids, so that I will stop dressing my poor dogs up. But for as cute as they are, they have to be dressed up. If you are wondering, Dixie is a mix between a Chiuahua and Papion, and Roxie is a mix between a Yorkie and a Chiuahua. They both are only 4 pounds each. They sleep with me every night and have been wonderful companions to me for about 3 years now. I am going to try and bring them out to Utah for Christmas, so that they can see the snow and meet the rest of the family, but it is like 300 dollars to take them on the plane with me. So we will see. Now that I am done with this semester, I obviously have a bit more time on my hands, so this is what I do in my free time......dress my dogs up and take pictures of them. No wonder I don't have any friends out here. lol.

Monday, December 8, 2008

December at the Beach

Well this past week was my finace's birthday and so I thought that it would be nice to get out of town and go somewhere. Well I found a hotel down in Pensacola Beach, Florida for just 19 dollars a night. You can't beat that. It was probably that cheap because of the fact that it is only 50 to 60 degrees down there and no one is going to be wanting to lay out on the beach. But it was nice to get away from Alabama for a minute, especially when it is only a 2 and a half hour drive to get to Florida. It was kinda weird to down at the beach and it be so cold, but the beach was still very pretty and the water was beautiful. I was kinda nervous though to go to the beach because the last time I was at the beach was this past summer when I got the fateful call from my mom telling me that my grandmother had passed away. But the trip went well and it was nice to get away for a little while. I am almost done with my finals for school and then will be out for winter break and will be coming home to Utah for Christmas. I can't wait to see yall.

Sunday, October 5, 2008


This is a picture of me in my backyard.You have to have some fun or you'll loose your mind.

Some of my classmates. It was a good group of us and we all worked well together. Another funny one.
I accidentally put 2 of these pictures on here and can't figure out how to take this one off, so here is another picture of me.
This is my clinical group. My instuctor is the white lady in the blue, and the other lady is one of the people that works at the hospital. They are always so happy to see students come, cause we help out alot on the work load.
Well this was my last week of clinicals for this semester of nursing school. I only have 2 more semesters left and I will be done with school and will be a Registered Nurse. Yea. I thought I would post a couple pictures of me in my way gay nurses outfit and of some of the girls that I am in school with. We had a way fun time this past semester in clinicals. Lots of different patients but that keeps things interesting and fun at times, seeing as which for my last week of clinicals, my patient had severe mental problems and decided to scratch me within the first 30 minutes of me taking care of him. And of course this all had to happen the last week that I had clinicals. But whatever, at least it is over with and I will just have 2 more semesters after this one and then I will be done with school and Alabama.