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When Chris was in med-school and people who were on the other side of residency found out he wanted to be a surgeon, they would tell me I needed to lower my expectations about life. “Expect nothing, and if you get something, then it’s a nice surprise.” I absolutely hated this. I’m sorry, but to […]


Adjusting Expectations: Holidays as a Resident’s Wife.

Every year, the day before Thanksgiving, Chris and I take the night to have our own little celebration. It’s one of my very favorite traditions (I’ve written about it here and here). We always go to Whole Foods (which, if you’ve never been to Whole Foods the night before Thanksgiving…it’s about as crazy as you’d […]


Our Thanksgiving: Just Us (Plus One)

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