Last night I went out with my good old college friends Clair, Eunice, Dianne, Gezeene and Maica. The latter 3 had their boyfriends along with them. And I was basking in my singularity as per usual. But it was all good. We had a simple dinner out and a trip to the Karaoke Bar with a dash of alcohol thrown in for good measure. You know, nothing fancy but I really had a good time. It was really nice to catch up. Laughing with them. And even laughing at them. I never get to do that anymore, now that I have work and other things to attend to. Good times. I can’t to see them all again.
One year ago, at exactly 10:35 PM, I was about to go to sleep, when someone texted me to go online because there was a link waiting for me at facebook. After a that, there was a sudden surge of text messages that came flooding in my phone’s inbox. I didn’t mind it at first because I was too busy figuring out what I was supposed to see in facebook.
And then I saw it. At first I didn’t believe it. It was too good to be true. I read it again and again. I made sure that I wasn’t dreaming or that my mind wasn’t making things up. I called my parents to come to my room and I let them read what was posted on my wall. All I remembered was, they were screaming, they were very happy, and both of them were hugging me at the same time.
But then it finally hit me, the one thing that would validate all the hard work I did in college for the past 5 years. It was the best feeling I’ve ever felt in my entire life. Everything finally made sense. I felt like I finally have a purpose in this world. And that I finally found my place in the universe.
One year ago, I found out I passed the November 2009 Nursing Licensure Exam. I will always remember this day forever.