Tag Archives: marriage

I’m the boss now

It’s a career milestone the first time you get to be on the other side of the job interview desk. Not that I like to watch people squirm, but I’ve done my share of interviewing from the job-seeker point of … Continue reading

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Don’t cry over spilled milk

I’m not proud to admit that I have, in fact, cried over spilled milk. At least once. I’m even less proud to admit that this weekend, I fought with my husband … over a stick of butter. Of course, butter … Continue reading

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The NHSC results are in!

September 30 came and went. No letter. According to NHSC, that was supposed to be the magic date for scholarship recipients. If you didn’t get it, you’d know by Oct. 5. October 1 came, then October 2. Although, as we kept reminding … Continue reading

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Round-trip tickets to the middle of nowhere

The champagne is chilling in the fridge … all we need now is a little letter (or e-mail, or phone call, we’re not picky) that says Will got the National Health Service Corps scholarship. A few weeks ago, he found … Continue reading

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Unwinding: the need for the occasional breather

  When I was little, I loved when my dad would walk in the door from work. I’d accost the poor man with my three-year-old energy before he could even sit down. Usually, Mom would usher me into the kitchen to … Continue reading

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You know you’re a medical spouse when …

You know you’re a medical spouse when … you’ve carried around a chest of real human bones in your trunk. Continue reading

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A word from the Mrs.

I know there are thousands of medical wives and husbands out there, struggling through lonely nights and weekends filled with studying.
Maybe this blog will provide some comfort, laughter and reassurance for them. Continue reading

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