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Going Back to School

Started this discussion. Last reply by Danny j pasichnyk Dec 29, 2014. 6 Replies

So ive been an EMT for the past 2 years and while i enjoy the medical part of the job i have battled back issues, nothing serious but i doubt i can lift fat sick people for the next 20 years. Im 22…Continue

 

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Wally replied to Ramona the Pest's discussion Natural Pain Remedies?
"If you are taking opioids, your pain will only get worse, it will cause your pain receptors to become overactive and sensitive, which is the problem you already have with your fibromyalgia,not to mention the risk of opiate addiction.   Talk to…"
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Wally replied to Aaron's discussion Getting my heart/mind back into my workouts
"change it up, can't go hard doing the same stuff all the time. Takes a few weeks to stretch, do yoga, foam roll and maybe some light lifting/ cardio. Loosen your body up and you will feel so much better. I tend to run outside more in the summer…"
Dec 19, 2014
Wally replied to Dann Anthony's discussion Heavy diagnosis - looking for manly advice.
"talking about books reminds me, not sure if you're familiar with adam carolla and his podcast, but one of the guys on there, bryan bishop (or bald bryan), went though a brain tumour that was supposed to be fatal. He wrote a book called…"
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Wally replied to Dann Anthony's discussion Heavy diagnosis - looking for manly advice.
"My mom survived breast cancer, one piece of advice i have is to keep yourself busy, within reasonable amounts of course. Pass this on to your family also. It really hard seeing someone you care about go through something like cancer and feel so…"
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Wally replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"im an EMT, looking to go back to school for nursing, then maybe physio after. More money and more options compared to EMS"
Jun 8, 2014
Sir replied to Wally's discussion Going Back to School
"^This, indeed. And especially:  start on your major in your first year.  If it's in health sciences, you'll need to."
Oct 6, 2013
Native Son replied to Wally's discussion Going Back to School
"Agree with Will, but would add one caveat, especially since a classmate got tripped up by some slightly off in-person academic advice from the college. Get a couple of the College catalogues (at least that's what they were called in the dark…"
Oct 6, 2013
Dino Silone replied to Wally's discussion Going Back to School
"I did go back to school later in life, at least later than you will.  I had a masters in counseling, and was working full-time, but decided in my late twenties that I really wanted to be an engineer.  Started engineering school at 27,…"
Oct 5, 2013
Sir replied to Wally's discussion Going Back to School
"Your best bet is to go the college's financial aid office and ask how to afford it. Also, if it's a 4-year degree, consider community college for the first 2 years.  BUT!  Talk to the college you want your degree from and find…"
Sep 29, 2013
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Going Back to School

So ive been an EMT for the past 2 years and while i enjoy the medical part of the job i have battled back issues, nothing serious but i doubt i can lift fat sick people for the next 20 years. Im 22 and recently moved away from home (played Junior hockey till i was 20, hence the later start on my career and moving out). Im looking at going back to school for nursing and then possibly physio when im done the RN degree, my question is has anyone gone back to school later in life and how did they…See More
Sep 29, 2013
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