Category Being a Doctor’s Wife

“She’s Warming Up to Me…”

“She’s warming up to me,” said my husband, V., to me the other night, speaking of our nearly three-year-old daughter.  Is this a strange thing for a father to say about his own little girl, for whose life he has been present since she entered the world?  Strange, but I totally understood what he meant.  Both […]

What the Doctor Needs…

I am part of a few online groups for spouses of physicians, and the other day, one lady asked for the prayers of other members for her husband.  She spoke of the challenges in adjusting to life beyond residency.  For those of you unfamiliar with the career paths of physicians, residency is training in a […]

Being Super

My husband has learned about medical conditions and procedures that I can barely understand or pronounce.  He has memorized volumes about the human body and especially the parts he focuses on for his specialty.  What I find equally amazing, and perhaps even more so, is how he has learned to make the transition from work […]

Stop Waiting and Keep Going

I haven’t written anything specifically about being a doctor’s wife not because I have nothing to say but because there is so much.  My husband and I started dating even before he was certain he was going into medicine–almost 13 years ago to the day.  To say there have been rich life experiences, periods of […]