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If your husband is a medical student, you know how hard it can be. He is studying at all times of the day and night. He has seemingly endless tests. He has to learn the equivalent of an entire semester of a college class in two weeks. It is hard and he is often under a lot of stress.

And so you, as the wife of a medical student, have a lot to deal with!

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When my DrH and I got married almost 7 years ago, we were madly in love. The newlywed stage was pure bliss. We wanted to be around each other constantly – constantly talking, constantly touching, constantly kissing – you get the idea. He was almost perfect in my eyes.

Yes when we got married there were a few hardships in the beginning. One was that because he was a night owl and I was morning person I was always begging him to come to bed with me while he wanted to stay up another hour or two.

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resident wifeI see you. I see you trying to put your game face on everyday but knowing how you really feel on the inside.

I know some days you are nervous and you wonder how you will make this work. I know some days you are just done being a resident wife. I know some days it takes every ounce of energy you have to keep it together, and sometimes you just can’t.

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One of my favorite things about summertime is spending time on the beach. Going to the beach has become a part of our regular routine ever since moving to Southern California for my DrH’s residency. We absolutely LOVE it. We go  almost once a week during the summer to escape the heat and enjoy some quality family time.

But of course,  as everyone knows, it is a LOT of work to get to the beach –

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Everyone wants happiness in their life, right? That’s obvious. People will go to great lengths to do things or buy things that they believe will make them happy.

But the sad thing is, every single person does something every single day that destroys their happiness in an instant. It can take the joy right out of you and make you resentful, dissatisfied, angry or depressed.

This daily, awful thing that we do to ourselves is we compare ourselves to others.

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Is there anything cuter than making your kiddo a mini-me of their doctor or nurse mom or dad?!! No, no there isn’t.

And thanks to Scott from My Little Doc you can dress up your child to look JUST like a doctor. My Little Doc sells children’s scrubs and lab coats that are beyond perfect. I mean look at this:

Are you kidding me?!

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