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Michigan Fall

Beautiful Michigan Fall

I live in Michigan and it is great until winter comes along. Then you say “what the hell do I live here for?!” Then summer rolls around again and you say “Oh…thats right, we have like 2 billions lakes here…sweet!” I try to look on the bright side of things. As fall turns to winter I try to remember the fact that it is much easier for my wife to study when it is cold dark and dreary outside. It enhances her focus and make her less apt to want to feel like she is missing out on some childhood game of kickball in the street or something. Sooo, there is always that to look forward to.

This week I am enduring back to back test for my wife. Nothing to crazy really, what week isn’t there back to back tests? I must say I am in great spirits today though, because my wife and I managed to sleep in till 7:45 am. Pretty solid, right? When you are in the midst of crisis “I have two test, this is crazy mode” I find it best to bring the positivity to your significant other. You gotta keep em going through the week. And find a way to take breaks and maybe even switch the environment they are studying in. A coffee shop, library, outside (if you are not in Michigan), kitchen instead of living room just to switch it up. I find my wife tends to get antsy and needs new scenery every once in a while. Has anyone else found this to be true? Anyway always keep that smile on your face and be a rock for your loved ones when two tests are staring them down.

5 thoughts on “Back to Back

  1. I find this a very interesting perspective. I was a pre-medical student for two years before switching my major to Communications. I can relate to the hectic course-load and forfeiting of social interactions. It is hard to find a balance between school and your friends. The priority is obviously to do as well as possible in your classes, but everyone likes to have some fun every now and then.

    • Hey Lennon! Yeah I was an advertising major myself and I have seen the difference between the two as well. It takes a lot of dedication and you have to love what you are doing. When I see my wife with her med school friends although there is a lot of stress to get through all the material I can tell that they are generally excited and enthusiastic about what they are doing. With anything in life you have to find a healthy balance. Thanks for the comment!