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August 5, 2012

What has surprised you …

What has surprised you the most about your journey as a medical spouse?

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August 3, 2012

Wow Mom!

This week, my 16 year old daughter was looking at the pictures on my cell phone. “What the heck is this?” I peaked over her shoulder at my phone and then went back to the dinner I was cooking. “When we were at your final concert, Zoe pulled out her loose tooth and it started […]

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August 2, 2012

Hills and valleys ….

First, I want to start off by telling you how much I appreciate the emails of support and encouragement.  I was a little nervous about sharing my depression and the struggles that I have had to feel better.  I received several very kind and supportive emails that really lifted me up.

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July 29, 2012

The ugly face of depression

This summer has been tough.  Usually, it is my best time for blogging.  This year, not so much.  I still haven’t planned our annual camping trip and now I realize that I’m running out of time.  We are dashing into August and have so much planned as a family that I don’t think it’s going […]

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July 17, 2012

Do doctors charge too much?

This is something that I’ve been hearing a lot about lately, but that turned into a personal discussion this past weekend with one of my neighbors.  He had been to the ER and had finally gotten the bills for what had been a 7:30am-4 pm day: