Category Medical School

Wrapping Up

Today is B’s last official of med school. Sorry, excuse me so I let that sink in for myself for a quick minute. Today is the last day of B’s Emergency Medicine rotation and he’s taking his SHELF exam just about as I write. I’ll try to save the sentimentality for another time, but I […]


B wrapped up a radiology service last week and really enjoyed it. Also, apparently urologists often read their own scans so it’s an important skill to have as well. But I think B is experiencing a pretty major case of senioritis at this point because when I worked from home one day last week due […]


Tomorrow is the day. So this weekend was perfect for distractions. Like B who was too distracted by some awesome football to fully dedicate his attention to playing with Mox. We watched the game with both Packers and Seahawks fans. In addition to winning the game, the Seahawks won the cutest couple clothing contest. We also […]


You know when something big is about to happen and you know when its going to happen and you can’t make it happen any sooner but you’re filled with so much anticipation, excitement and anxiety that you can hardly contain yourself but you also feel torn because there will be Life Before We Knew and […]


Happy New Year! Wishing all a wonderful start to 2015! Also, I hope your holidays were great. We really enjoyed time with our family. Mox got to play in the snow. We got to see my beautiful niece crawl all over the place. And we just enjoyed some time in the country where the true […]


Often times I’ll be at events solo and someone will ask what B is up to. I’ll rattle off the standard response: “He’s at the hospital.” Pretty standard sentence, I should say, in my life. However, as a med-wife I forget the reason most people would be at the hospital. Which is why, despite finding […]

On Living with a Future Surgeon

There are a few things that you will start to notice around your house when the person you co-habitat with decides to pursue surgery. There will be string with knots tied to your furniture. They will practice tying at-random. Your house will be littered with suture kits. You will regularly be asked to “pick up […]