I made it to El Paso safe and sound. What is it about driving that is so exhausting? I have a really long day tomorrow to San Antonio so I need to get a good night’s sleep! I made a pit stop in Tuscon today to go to a military surplus store along the way [...]
Day one of driving- done! I made it safe and sound to Phoenix where I am staying at a great hotel with free wireless (always important in choosing your accommodations) and about to hit the sack- it’s been a long day! I left around 0450 this morning from Santa Barbara and managed to beat the LA [...]
Roadtrip! It’s a long 3 day drive from Santa Barbara to San Antonio… I’ll be stopping in Phoenix and El Paso before arriving in San Antonio- if anyone has any recommended rest stops along the way, let me know!!
I decided to order the majority of my uniform and other gear online before leaving for BOLC- as an officer we are required to purchase our own uniform and then are given a $600 stipend when we arrive in San Antonio. I was paranoid that if I waited until getting to San Antonio they would be out [...]
Sorry for the lack of posts- my husband and I snuck in a vacation to the Florida Keys as our belated ‘honeymoon’ (I started nursing school two days after our wedding so we never got to take a real honeymoon and we figured taking one before BOLC would be good timing) and I ignored my [...]
My recruiter had been hoarding my orders all along!!!! (Actually she claims she thought she had forwarded them to me already, but she had not, they were issued 2 weeks ago!) Who cares, I have my orders!! So it’s OFFICIAL official. See you 29 March in San Antonio!
The road to joining the Army Nurse Corps started just about a year ago during my second semester of nursing school at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Since my husband works from home, we had the flexibility to go pretty much anywhere we wanted after graduation in August (wherever I could get a nursing job- which [...]
Since this blog’s intended audience isn’t entirely friends and family that already know all the important tidbits about me, I will share some of the basics so you can get an idea of who I am! I’m Molly! Originally from Santa Barbara, CA Married to wonderful Mr. Joseph Thibault BS in Exercise Science from Syracuse [...]
I hope this blog can serve as a helpful guide to future Army nurses as well as a way for friends and family to keep track of all my Army related adventures. Other personal military blogs have been extremely helpful to me in my road to becoming an officer in the Army Nurse Corps, and [...]