Tag Archives: being a doctor’s wife

What We Found in the Backpack

You never know what you’re going to find when you go through your child’s backpack at the end of the day.  Most of the time, I find spelling lists, study guides, a planner, and some textbooks for homework.  L. is in third grade, so sometimes there are some random doodles and prizes from the class […]

The Couple Who Studies Together…

I wrote this nearly two years ago, as I reflected on how long V and I have been together, and where our path has taken us.  It’s an interesting burden, being married to someone pursuing a career in medicine.  Our journey began in college, where our friendship deepened over hours of studying.  Studying has been […]

“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 […]

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 […]