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Ways I Survived Medical School and Residency as a Medical Spouse

Meet my friend and mentor Caroline Fausel, blogger of yummy clean food recipes at OliveYouWhole.com. We met through a mutual friend and our love for clean living inside and out. She is the wife to Chaz who completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation...

The Risk of Taking a Day Off

My husband and I were 27 when he started medical school. We had been married for almost 5 years and already had two children. Life was in full-swing and hard enough! Adding medical school was exciting and terrifying but felt doable. The loans and workload were things...

Supporting Your Spouse’s Decision to do a Fellowship

For the month of February, we certainly needed to have a guest blogger who has known her husband since she was thirteen! 😍 From undergrad to a five-year residency, TWO fellowships, and three small girls, she continues to be his cheerleader. A fellowship is certainly...

Medical School Isolation for the Spouse

Scientific studies show that the rate of depression for medical students is 15%-30% higher than the general population and out of those students only 15-20% are seeking help. Much of the challenge is the work load, lack of sleep, the pressures of competition to get in...

Let Your Skin Sparkle not Shrivel This Winter

Memorable winter Grayson storm has just hit the East Coast and it’s made for some enjoyable snow days. One of my favorite things is the sparkle of the snow covered land as the morning sun starts to shine. Along with all the fun that comes from snow days, frigid...

What’s for Dessert?…My Struggle with Sweets

Last week, I took a break from posting for a trip to Maryland to visit a new momma, my dear friend from my time living overseas in Thailand. Our visit was short but so sweet (no pun intended for the title of the post) and her two-month baby girl is her mini-me for...