A lot of the reason I’ve fallen behind in working on this blog was because of my last year of pharmacy school, graduation and preparing for NAPLEX.
Well I can say that is all behind me!
I took my pharmacy law exam on September 3rd and eleven days later took the main pharmacy board-the before mentioned NAPLEX.
I trained two days with a pharmacist where he essentially let me do everything and then worked on my own Friday and today.
It wasn’t till today that it finally hit me: I’m really a pharmacist.
It didn’t hit during graduation because really I only just had the degree. I was so worried about taking the boards that I somehow never let myself really think I could be doing this grown up registered pharmacist thing soon.
When I got home tonight, my fiancé mentioned he went to see his parents today and how he’s noticed a difference in me lately. I’m just so relieved…I don’t have this dark cloud hovering over me anymore telling me how I may fail the boards and just prove to those who doubted me that they were right all along.
I go back to my store (where I’ve been for the past year) on Tuesday and I’m so excited. I took off a few weeks to study so I haven’t been there in over a month. I left as an intern…and I’m returning as a pharmacist. I survived! After my first night on my own. I didn’t even have a tech-and this store really needed one. Bittersweet moment-it was also World Pharmacists Day on Friday, September 25th.