SURVIVOR STORIES: A Glimpse into Private Practice

SURVIVOR STORIES: A Glimpse into Private Practice

For some of you, the “it gets better” phase might be years away; for others, perhaps you’re starting to examine the possibilities and begin the interviewing and visiting process.  Since this a  “survivor story”, my idea for this one is to simply give you a peek into...
SURVIVOR STORIES: Love Where You Live

SURVIVOR STORIES: Love Where You Live

It is so easy to get caught up in our routines of work, school, and whatever blah fills our weeks. The weekends get lost in piles of laundry, lazy pajama days, yard work, sleeping in, changing diapers, and doing nothing special. It’s especially hard during the...
SURVIVOR STORIES: Assorted Advice

SURVIVOR STORIES: Assorted Advice

My dear husband’s ENT residency was five years long, and we did a lot of “keeping our eyes on the prize” to make it through that time.  I think we were aware that life after residency wouldn’t be all sunshine and lollipops, but like anything...
SURVIVOR STORIES: A Bracelet

SURVIVOR STORIES: A Bracelet

A few days ago, my seven year old asked me why I wear the same bracelet every day.  “Do you ever take it off, Mommy?”  I explained that the only times I remove it are when I’m stirring something hot on the stove, because it heats up and hurts my wrist.  Otherwise,...