I have a bachelors of science in nursing and am specialized in trauma and emergency care. That's right, I like blood and guts and gore. After working several years as an RN, I now only work occasionally as a volunteer and spend most of my time with my kids. I love being a stay at home mom. Sure, half my brain cells are gone and I have my patience tested more than I knew possible, but most the time it is the most fulfilling job in the world. As mentioned, I am a nurse by profession and not a writer. Sorry about that but it will have to do, unprofessional grammar and all!
As for more about myself, I was born in Australia and later moved to the US with my family. I grew up in a family of 12 (and now I'm sure you're wondering...Catholic or Mormon?) and have an identical twin sister. Eight of us were born in eight years so as you can imagine, things were a bit crazy in my home at times. OK, pretty much all the time. I absolutely love having so many brothers and sisters. It has been especially fun as we have grown up, become best friends, and have had kids around the same time (I've got over 30 nieces and nephews so far!). I'm pretty sure you won't ever see me with that many kids though, since I'm pretty sure it would land me in a mental institution.
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