Team Cheryle


Category: School

One day at a time…

TeamCheryle is getting a facelift! The look will be a little different but it will still have everything you love reading about, me and my life. Please let me know what you think about the new look. School is going great, I am loving my new classes that I am currently taking. After so many […]

New perspective…

I have been working on updating my page, and I realized when I looked under About me… I had some changes to make. At the time I was merely introducing myself and letting my readers learn a bit about me. That is when I realized one significant difference I needed to make. I have removed […]

The Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement

Hello Team… Final grades posted: B+ and A! Woot woot.   For my high GPA and academic achievement, I have been invited to join: The Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement. It is a multidisciplinary Honor society. I accepted!   When the path we are on is blocked off, a new route must be taken. […]

Rebuilding my life one section at a time

 Education:      As you know, I am a full-time student at American Public University. I am in the BS Public Health program. I am taking two classes every eight weeks. That translates into working 35-50 hours per week on my studies. I have completed four courses, and my current GPA is 3.9. One of […]

Depression how deep did it go…

Over the last few days, I have been Looking over my “on this day…” on my Facebook feed. I am reminded of this time last year when I was at the start of my deep depression. I held the smiling mask for months over my tear streaked face, so the world world did not see. […]

Im not a nursing student for the first time…

For the first time since I decided to go back to school in 2010, I am not a nursing student. I am a full-time college student, I am not a nursing student. I am looking at the world from a new window, I am not a nursing student. I don’t really know how to react […]

April has been full of great happenings…

Hello TEAM!!! Happy April to you all… So far the month has been filled with great and exciting things happing for the Holmes family… Steve turned 40 on the 21st! We had a wonderful celebration over the weekend. We got 1/2 bushel of beautiful blue swimmers, that were steamed to a beautiful red color then […]

fight another day…

I have often said “the one thing that I want people to say about me, is ‘because of her, I did not give up’” The past few months I have wanted to give up each step of the way. I have spent hours, thinking about what I am going to do with my future. I have […]

Heart broken all over again….

I just got the call I wanted more than anything…the call that I waited months for. I got a call to interview for a New Graduate position, on the observation unit at the very hospital that I work for. It was one of my top 3 positions I wanted more than anything. I guess with […]

In the days, weeks, and months ahead.

  Often I think about how funny life is. I reflect on the choices I have made in the past. I think about the people who have come and gone from my life. I think about the people who have come and gone from my heart. I think back to the days when life was […]

What I should be doing…

Something happened today that I feel I need to talk about. Each morning when I wake up I check my calendar (you know how much I love my calendar and planning) written on today’s date written in “purple” pen was the following: Last Day of Clinical at AAMC Last Day in WHITE Final exam Monday! […]

The 5 exam points that failed my family…

As I sit here waiting….I think about the 5 exam points that failed my family. I have been told, God closed this door because it not the path I am suppose to take. I have been told, to refocus on what I really want to do. I have even been told that, well this means […]

What you really learn in Nursing School

  I am not done fighting. I until the last points are handed out… My journey has been filled with delays, roadblocks, success and tears. I have wanted to give up so many times. It was the love, support and encouragement from all of you who are on my team that has kept me going… […]

13 more weeks to go

Hello Team!! I am taking a quick second to let everyone know whats been going on… Last week we started the new term. My final term, I will add. I was welcomed to my new nursing class with open arms. I am the quiet person in class at this point. They will find out soon… […]

The final leg of my journey.

I have given all that I can give. I have accepted the truth of my situation. I have accepted the new way my body moves, feels, sounds. I have accepted the path that I am now on. I have accepted the view from my window. I move forward with a smile on my face. I […]

Happy June 2016

Happy June Team! I know it has been a hot long minute since I have posted. I have been a little busy. I will be posting again on a regular basis. If you follow me on FB then you know that I promised a BIG announcement tonight with this post…I will do that I promise. […]

Shining Star

I could not be prouder of the Spring 2016 Nursing Class of AACC!! Some of the graduates from this term started nursing school with me. They have over come trials and tribulations and never gave up!! There is one special person that started the journey with me. We have stood at each other’s side each […]

Nursing class of 2016

THANK YOU For my card and gift cards, Nursing Class Spring 2016. The following message is for you…  In 62 days the Spring Nursing Class of 2016 from AACC will be anxiously waiting to have each of their names called. They will rise from each seat and walk to the stage, with big smiles on […]

my decision…

January 19, 2016, I started my 4th and final semester of nursing school, counting down 16 weeks until graduation. I marked my calendar, May 26, 2016, Nursing Pinning and Graduation with bright pink colors! I was going to graduate; I was going to start applying for jobs. I was in preliminary conversations for a nurse […]

Roueche Excellence Awards: Rebecca Tolley -AACC

So Proud to say this is one of my Professors from school.  Professor Tolley is a role model, friend and an amazing educator. Congratulations, a well deserved honor. My last two years in the nursing program at Anne Arundel Community College, I have had to overcome many obstacles, but if it was not for wonderful […]