So, Friday marked the end of the first week of my NICU residency. No preemie sightings yet, but I am assured that tiny babies are in our near future.
One thing that I’ve learned over the course of this week is that this residency is like everything else in my life… I don’t fit in. Now, when I say “fit in” I mean that I’m not like everyone else. Yes, I am a nurse, as is everyone in the program, but I’m still different. My looks, my personality, it’s all unique. Sometimes it gets tiring being different all the time. But then God reminds me that He made me unique for a reason, and that He has a good reason for bringing me here to this place at this time.
At this point in the residency, everything is still confusing. Lots to do in a short amount of time. But I’m not alone in this crazy adventure, and that’s a comfort.