Sunday, October 18, 2009

We are going to be fine.

Just fine. I realized this today as I was driving home from my weekend visit to see Drew. As we are currently five months out from Match day - the day that we will find out what and where we will be going/staying for the next 6-9 years. And six to nine years is a serious amount of time. This whole process is a big one, because I will have to live with whatever it brings. But after spending this weekend with Drew at Away Rotation #3, it made me realize that home, will be home because I am with Drew. And although I may have a hard time with the future, and I may have adjustment issues and I may have meltdowns in the process; I will adjust. And we will be okay. Spending this weekend in the new town with Drew, there were moments when I could see myself living in that town, and being happy. And I know that it is not the only place I will be able to be happy. Each town and city will have things that make it feel like home. And most importantly, wherever I go, will be with Drew, and that alone will make everything okay. It made me realize that I just have to continue to have faith in God. And he will take care of us. And we will be just fine.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hello. I started reading your blog a few months ago and it has quickly drawn me in. I am also married to a medical student, however he is an M3 so we are just starting the process. I do have a few questions for you, as a lawyer. Are you planning on continuing your legal career throughout your husband's residency? Are you looking at places where you are already licensed or will you suffer through another bar exam? Or will you take this opportunity to just find a new start? As a recent law school grad I'm just a bit curious about how you are handling this situation. Thanks!

Married to a med student - Marissa Nicole said...

I am planning on continuing my legal career through my husbands residency as long as I can find work. Unfortunately I am only licensed in Illinois so if we move I will have to take another bar exam. I may also try and get a federal clerking job because for those you only have to be licensed in one state and not necessarily the state you are in. Some states do offer reciprocity but for the most part you have to be practicing in your state for at least four years and I (and most likely you) won't qualify for that. Hope that answers your questions!

Ams said...

You will be JUST fine lovely lady. It is going to okay.
I think that little mantra should be repeated over and over. You will be okay!

CarissaBriscoe said...

Good evening. :) I just randomly found your blog, as I was searching for something where the wives' and significant others in the medical profession could talk and get advice from one another. My boyfriend (soon to be fiance) has just decided to go into med school, and has just started the process of becoming a neurosurgeon. When he first told me about this, I was kinda freaked out and didn't really like the idea because I wasn't sure how the stress would be on a newly wed couple, but after reading what you've had to say it has helped me SO much be able to say, "Yes, I'll be behind you 100%." Thank you so much for your blog, and God bless! :)