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Our Experience from the frontlines of COVID-19

My husband’s first rotation was night shift on the COVID unit in July. Nothing says welcome to the first year out of medical school in internal medicine like a viral pandemic. Our closest friends and family often don’t realize the ins and outs of life of...

Defining the “Hard” of Medical School

On Sunday, I needed a mental and emotional break. I was done with medical school, not in the done, I graduated, but done because the demands are too hard! My daughter was taking an afternoon nap and my eight month old son was just not tired. I sat him in front of my...

When “You Got This!” Isn’t Enough

Mary is a stay-at-home mom with three boys (ages 10, 8, and 7), and wife to her soul mate, who is an orthopedic surgeon.  They reside in Pittsburgh, PA while he finishes a fellowship in hand surgery and then will be moving home to Georgia to start a private...

Renovation, Restoration, and Remodeling our First Home

After endless hours of house searching, we finally were under contract! I wrote a little bit about all our previous moves and why as a first-year medical student my husband and I decided to purchase rather than rent a home on my very first blog post A Happy Life of...

Engaged, Now off to Medical School

The calendar is booked for the next six months with guest bloggers for The White Coat Wife. We have a wide variety of medical wife life experiences, so I thought we would start off with Sarah, who got married to her husband Joe between the first and second year of...