|February 11, 2016||Posted by Madeline @ Food, Fitness, and Family under Misc|
Long time now chat friends … how are you doing? I thought we could catch up over some coffee this morning.
If we were having coffee right now I would tell you that I took a quick trip to Missouri last week. Chris and I flew to Springfield on Wednesday and I had a job interview on Friday. I interviewed for a position in Family Medicine with PRN Urgent Care on the side. The interview went well and they are currently checking in with my references. Hopefully a job offer is coming soon! Keep your fingers crossed for me would you? While in MO Chris and I also found a house to rent and placed a security deposit. It’s brand new and absolutely perfect. It checked all the boxes and we feel so fortunate to found a place to call home! We also found the girls’ new school and saw friends. Overall it was incredibly successful.
If we were having coffee I would also tell you that I am officially back in the Emergency Room. I started my 8th and final rotation of PA school Monday with a 4PM-2AM shift in the ER. I was immediately reminded why the ER is my happy place. I got to help with a central line on our 2nd patient, drained a couple abscesses, admitted a handful of patients, and just feel incredibly fulfilled. I can’t believe that I only have 4 weeks left of rotations. Time has flown.
If we were having coffee I would tell you that we are potty training Bryn and it is going amazingly well. After our adventures with Emmie we were nervous but B has been ready for MONTHS now. My mother-in-law is here and having her has been a huge blessing. Bryn has been going to school in panties and only has one accident a day. My baby is growing up and I am not sure how my heart feels about it.
If we were having coffee right now I would tell you that I have been really consistent with getting my workouts in. I had fallen off the wagon but have been back on now for a couple of weeks and feel better than ever. It feels so good to get a good workout in and I am proud of myself for making it a priority. My Jawbone though told me the other day I needed to take a nap since 2,000 of my steps came before the sun came up due to mid-shift and getting home at 3AM. Ha.
If we were having coffee right now I would tell you that I have been pretty stressed out these last couple of weeks. I have felt a lot of weight on my shoulders with everything that is currently on our plate. Our trip to Missouri helped alleviate some of that burden but I still feel overwhelmed at times. I am working hard to give it up to God and focus only on the things I have control over. This is particularly challenging for someone who has anxiety and is pretty Type A. Thank goodness for having such an incredible family who is very supportive!
I hope you have a fantastic Thursday! I promise to try to keep in touch a bit more 😉
If we were having coffee what would YOU tell me?
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