(4) Wed Jun 28 2006 17:07 caring is the essence of nursing...: "Ten Reasons To Become a Nurse" 10. Pays better than McDonald´s (though the hours aren´t as good.) 9. Fashionable shoes and sexy nurses uniforms. 8. Needles: ´tis better to give than to receive. 7. Confidence in reassuring patients that all bleeding stops ... eventually. 6. Opportunity to expose yourself to rare, exotic, and exciting new diseases. 5. Interesting aromas. 4. Courteous and infallible doctors who always leave clear orders in perfectly clear handwriting. 2. Celebration of holidays with all your friends ... at work. 1. Comfort in the knowledge that most of your patients survive no matter what you do to them. In case you haven' t guessed I got into Nursing school today. It is here in Logan at The tech school, Bridgerland Applied Technology Center. I am way excited, and it is one of the better programs in the state. I start school August 2nd. yikes !! I am so excited.