From June, 2019

CNM 189

Two days ago I received this email from Frontier letting me know that I was accepted into their CNM program. It doesn’t really feel real yet. And while I can’t wait to get started, I’m looking forward to enjoying the rest of my summer off. I was able to log into the portal and get started on all of the “pre-bound activities” that are required of us before attending bound. I’ve been able to complete: Frontier bound fee of $675. Castlebranch (the company they use to track immunizations, verify your nursing license, do your background check, and verify your physical…

The wait.

I applied to a midwifery program through Frontier last month. There’s talk on the facebook group about admissions decisions going out next week. Today, I feel so anxious at the thought of receiving that email. I pray it works out for me this time. It has been more than ten years leading up to this. Frontier is the only school I am interested in, so I threw all of my eggs into that basket. I do that a lot. I haven’t told my family. I told a select few friends who are midwives and the ones who wrote references for…

She wanna be a midwife or whatever.

I moved to England when I was 19. I had £80 cash and a credit card with a balance of $300. I didn’t know why I wanted to go abroad. I just knew that there was a great, big world outside of NW Philadelphia, and I had to explore it. I knew a girl who lived in London. She told me that if I ever made it across the pond, I could stay with her until I figured things out. She gave me the permission I needed to book a flight, which I did, later that day. I found a…