Being a Guinea Pig Wife

What I’m drinking – some sort of Starbucks Blonde Roast coffee, with milk… I forgot which type I bought!

My husband and I have known each other since college, freshman year, 2002. We got married the summer of 2007, right between his first and second year of medical school…

My husband has been a full fledged MD since 2010.  Being a doctor’s wife, particularly in those early medical school years, means being a guinea pig. Aspiring young medical student needs to practice palpating kidneys? Helpful wife here to be a faux patient! Big exam coming up on how to conduct a lengthy, thorough physical exam? Katie, would you mind saying “aaahhhh” during commercials?

It always makes me giggle. AND I feel like I’m armed with behind-the-scenes secrets when I legitimately am a patient!

Until this last week…..
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