Tag Archives: transition to practice

Getting Back on the Horse

This past month has been hard. I’m going to be very, very honest. I had a difficult birth last month¬†¬†and everything that I have done since then feels like just going through the motions until I feel normal again. I’m … Continue reading

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Here I Stand

I have experienced a huge mental upheaval in the past month, which is mostly the reason for my lack of writing. I have sat down many times on post-call days reflecting on my growth, my new experiences, and my newfound … Continue reading

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Funemployment

Today marks the first day of my week and a half before my new job starts, which I have been jokingly referring to as my “funemployment.” I want to stress the “joke” aspect of this because not too far in … Continue reading

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Review

This past week I have finally been able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I have one more full week of work at my current job before I have a week and a half break before … Continue reading

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Fear

As most of you know by now, I will soon be taking the leap from family planning, gynecologic and abortion care into the realm of my first full-scope job. I have been reflecting a lot lately on the fear that … Continue reading

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Transitions

As I alluded to in a previous post, there are new, exciting things on the horizon for 2015. Tomorrow, I will give formal, written notice that I will be leaving my current position in order to move to a position … Continue reading

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Year One

I have been in midwifery practice for a full year. No longer can I cling to the safety of the label “new grad.” This year has been one of immense change and learning, both personally and professionally. I started thinking … Continue reading

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