MED SCHOOL MADNESS: The adventures of third year

MED SCHOOL MADNESS: The adventures of third year

Here we are… third year. How did that happen?! The days have been long but my have the years been short!   It’s rather amazing how starkly different this phase has been from the first. He’s home less, but far happier in general with his work. He’s not studying so...
Tips for (Driveable) Interviews:

Tips for (Driveable) Interviews:

1.       Book hotel/motel 2-3 weeks in advance. a.       We booked in advance and when we checked in, I overheard the receptionist tell someone who called that they were full for the evening. I was so glad that we were not in that kind of a bind. b.      If kids are...
Survivor Stories: Keep Dreaming

Survivor Stories: Keep Dreaming

No matter what stage of the journey towards a medical career you and your significant other are in, you are likely existing from one mini-goal to another.  “After this exam, we can…” “What’s your next rotation?”  “How should we budget for interviews?”  “We have X...
Work, Baby, Work

Work, Baby, Work

I didn’t start to hate DrH’s career until our daughter was born. We’d been together for six years—through all four years of medical school and one year of anesthesia residency all in the west. Now we were on the east coast for his final three years of residency. While...

Med School, Baby!

My last post was April 6th. In it, I said something to the effect that at some point in medical school, God willing, we would have a child. What I didn’t know as I posted that, with what I thought was a stomach ache from deviled eggs that sat in my...