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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...

The Single Most Important Decision You Make for Your Children

Maybe I am being a little dramatic with the title of this post?! As a certified teacher who has taught and counseled expatriates families, taught in the US public school system, and currently tutoring as a gig, I have found parents typically put more weight on where...

Love in the Midst: Reflections after a Horrible Car Accident

I received the worst phone call of my life, from my husband’s cell phone. “Where are you?” asked the voice of the attending doctor that Tom had just started working with that day. “I’m out walking the babies!” I cheerfully replied...

Away Rotations: Weekdays Apart, Weekends Together

Two weeks of away rotations completed and two weeks to go! On July 31st, my husband, Thomas, started his third year of medical school and the first month of clinical rotations. For those who are unfamiliar with the training schedule of medical school. This is the year...

Wedding Anniversary Reflections for Millennials

On July 12, 2015, I married my best friend after having really only known him for eighteen months. Insert surprise emoji face! You would think making one of the biggest decision of your life, one you literally have to live with daily would require a little more...