Friday, May 06, 2011

Closing Time

It's time to go.


NewFNP has really enjoyed this blog over the last almost-six years, but it's time to move on. The blog will stay up and the email address will stay active so if you have a question for newFNP, she will happily respond.

Thank you all for reading and writing. Keep fighting the good fight.

Boola boola motherfuckers!

NewFNP out.

31 comments:

Anonymous said...

NewFNP--thank you for sharing your experiences along with your humor and wit. I've enjoyed the view into the life of a new practitioner.
Thanks and Happy Nurses' Week!
~nursing major & aspiring practitioner

Leslie said...

NewFNP, I discovered you recently through a friend, and as a soon-to-be newFNP myself...I have loved reading about your experiences. You are hilarious!! Best of luck in everything, and Happy Nurses' Week!

NP Odyssey said...

Enjoy the next journey

theNPblog said...

I have LOVED your blog over the years, ever since a good friend working in Watsonville CA (hint hint )turned me onto your hilarious, witty, genius commentary. Inspired by your blog over the years, I finally started my own a few months ago... www.missionnp.blogspot.com.... would be so honored if you became a reader :)

10 more NHSC months and counting (four years of..... community "fun"? lol)

T Rex Mom said...

Gosh, I've been reading you for quite some time 2+ years. Got any suggested readings for us to go to now that you won't be writing? You will be missed. Can we catch you elsewhere?

Next year at this time I graduation from FNP school.

Anonymous said...

I'll miss you! A mutual friend in Santa Cruz introduced me to your blog and I've been loving it, laughing, and sharing it ever since!
Having started my career in a similar clinic...you nailed it!

Bradley J said...

Thank you for your contributions. I have enjoyed watching you grow from NewFNP to ExperiencedFNP. Gosh, when I discovered you I was doing my RN prereqs, now I've been an FNP for over 2 years

Anonymous said...

I have so enjoyed reading your humorous insights and experiences! You have been a source of inspiration as I returned to school to reach my goal of becoming a nurse practitioner (3 semesters to go, but who's counting?). Thank you! I will miss your wisdom and humor. All the best to you into the future! Aspiring FNP

Rosemary,NP NZ said...

I am soooo going to miss your views and practice gems- so sorry you are leaving the blogging world- best luck with the rest of your life!

Anonymous said...

So sorry to hear you won't be blogging, but all good things come to an end I guess! You're certainly no longer new, and life just gets more complex as we go on.

I've really enjoyed the wit and humor as I've taken my own path into nursing.

Good luck to you!

Anonymous said...

Your blog is one of the very few and worth following blogs out there. You will be missed. Best wishes.

Anonymous said...

Boola Boola indeed. (Represent!)
Best to you chica. May the awesome never stop.

PreNursingStudent said...

NewFNP, You will be missed. I've been checking for updates for a while and missed this goodbye post. I'm taking prereqs for nursing school and my Micro final is tomorrow. Yeah!

Your blog is funny!

You've inspired me to strongly consider NP school.

Your posts were really helpful to me by talking about gram stains, microbes, insurance, patients, etc. You gave me a glimpse of what it all looks like in a patient care setting when you put all the pieces together.

I read many of your posts to my kids, my husband and tried to share them with other students.

Becky said...

Thank you for the swears,laughs and the wisdom, New FNP. You're the reason I'm in FNP school. That, and my undying love of diabetes, HTN, and train wreck patients.

Enjoy what's next.

David and Melissa said...

Thank you for sharing your experiences with all of us! Reading your blog helped me realize that I really did want to go back to school and become a FNP.

Raven said...

Thanks for having written! I've been reading this blog for a few years as I consider whether I want to work in health care and if so where in the system. Your blog has been both entertaining and informative. Best wishes in your future endeavors.

devi said...

Over and out. Still thinking of/remembering you. Love you OLDFNP. :)

xoxo

Anonymous said...

FNP, I've been following while in my BSN program.. I will graduate next week.. I will miss your blog as I truly enjoyed your sarcasm and wit... FNP don't front!
UW SON

Hollis said...

NewFNP, I discovered you recently through a friend, and as a soon-to-be newFNP myself...I have loved reading about your experiences. You are hilarious!! Best of luck in everything, and Happy Nurses' Week!

Leah, The Legal Nurse said...

Unfortunately I just read the blog and saw the most recent post last. Disappointed to hear it!

Anonymous said...

NEW FNP, I MISS YOUR WIT AND INSIGHT. WHERE ARE YOU. PLEASE DON'T DISAPPEAR FROM BLOGOSPHERE FOREVER...

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studMHNP said...

As a soon to be newMHNP I so appreciate all that you've left here for us to learn! I'm a very saddened that I've only now found this great blog.

Laura Tudor said...

Hi NewFNP,
I am in the midst of the admissions process for a direct entry program and am preparing myself for a move and 3 more years of school! I read over your blog and really enjoyed reading about your experiences. Thanks for sharing!
-ACNP hopeful

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With the current 2012 elections, I really hope that you chime in, especially with the way it's going in terms of women's healthcare. wTF?!

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Les @ LPN Salary said...

I came a year too late but still browsing around. Thanks for keeping it up as the info -- still useful for us.

Start nursing agency said...

Good luck, hopefully you will be successful in your move... I know everybody gained knowledge in your blog... Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I miss your post. Please come back to us.

Anonymous said...

thank you for the post. I am an new ANP and thought I was the only one. Your blog describes how I felt my first week as an np.

Anonymous said...

NewFNP is a one-of-a-kind, awesome, and inspiring individual. A bonafide hero in my book. And I, too, found your blog too late in the game, sadly. But I would be dishonest if I did not admit to regretting the day I decided to become a NP. And I am dual-certified and licensed. So, I regret twice as much. I'm disgusted by all the same reasons you are, and then some: too much work, too little respect and support, crazy and inefficient office management, too few benefits, too little salary; and yes, bullying by other nurses continues to add the cherry on top. Why, why, why, oh why can this be? I am broken and can't get up. I did all the right things: graduated with 4.0, got one of the highest scores in my school's history on the ANCC, was absolutely unstoppable with boundless enthusiasm for the profession, and blah, blah, blah. It all did not matter in the end when confronted with the harsh realities of today's current job market, the economy, the uncertainties, awful EMRs, the bullying culture, suspicion, fear, creepy and arrogant recruiters, disrespect, ignorance, dishonesty, unprofessionalism, and outright greed, which all worked its magic to make my life a living hell. To be clear, this has been MY experience and has been MY reality. Your experiences may vary.