Craziest jobs before becoming a nurse


Many nurses would probably agree that no other job is as crazy as nursing. But some jobs come pretty close! We asked nurses what they did to earn a living before they found their true calling. Turns out the road to nursing isn’t always so straight and narrow…

Farm Work
If you think charting is mundane, you may never have done farm work. Karen D. Wright from Waldport, Oregon, attests that picking eggs at an egg farm was awful! Michigan resident Nurse Joel Wiebenga tried his hand at being a potato picker and bagger, hay baler and cow milker.

Michael Allen from Oklahoma worked on a different kind of farm altogether: a racing greyhound breeding farm (he was on the receiving end). Nurse Jessica Hill was a “horse shit shoveler.” ‘Nuff said.

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