This is excellent news! In light of the recent posts that you have had, this is tremendous, and occurred in very rapid order... amazingly quick.
You have an assignment now, a rule book to follow psychologically speaking for your emotional health:
1) Enjoy the joy of this moment. Yes, there is some rough to this situation, but that doesn't take away the fact that you have been hit with good news regarding your daughter, your husband's job and now your own career future in rapid succession.
2) Do not allow your self doubt, caused by others, to let the facts get away from you.
- Fact: You are a good nurse
- You had years of uninterrupted, great employment
- The new hospital is not ideal, but few foot in the door jobs are. Yes, its all new but you are bright, and a quick learn. And, you have learned much tougher. (Med-Surg is no picnic)
3) You need to share this joy with your family. Celebrate and do not talk about the what if's. You only have today. You have no idea what the future will hold and for now it is looking good. Act "as if" this is so...and ignore your doubt feelings. They are inaccurate anyway, and are leftover trauma items.
4) Although you took one for the team, what a wonderful wife and person you are. (seriously) And, your husband sounds like a man who is willing to help you advance and move ahead with your career once he is set in his new job. It is normal to feel a bit angry. That will pass once things get rolling for you.
Live in the now and let the anxiety pass through you. You will feel doubt, but dismiss it.
Look, if you were a bad nurse/employee/wife or mother you wouldn't be putting all this energy into your need to do well. That alone is reason to know that you are no screw up, just a person who was involved with a number of dysfunctional people.
A new door is opening and opportunity awaits. That is not glass half full thinking. It is simple truth. Live in that truth. Steven