Trust Me, I’m Married to a Doctor…

My husband, Stephen, is a primary care physician. He has a tshirt that says, “Trust me, I’m a doctor!” I love when he wears it because most people probably think it’s just a silly shirt. But if I wore a shirt that said, “Trust me, I’m married to a doctor”, I would seem like an arrogant jerk; like I’m bragging that I snagged myself a money maker. (Disclaimer: I hit the jack pot ladies and gentlemen. And I’m not talking about cash. I wouldn’t trade him in for anything, not even a private yoga session with Adam Levine… sorry, I get sidetracked easily.) I would like to wear something like the above shirt because people assume that I have a clue about medicine and I DO NOT. I know when my kids are sick and that’s about the extent of things. You see, Stephen was a science man in college (where we met) and I was the girl who only entered the science building to complete Biology 100 and Geology, also known as “rocks for jocks.” I was a communications and spanish major. When my husband is on the phone for work I think HE is speaking a foreign language.

Having said all of this, I feel extremely lucky. When one of our kids wakes up sick in the middle of the night, I don’t have to dial up the on call physician. I just turn over in bed and say, “Hey, we have a puke situation. I need you to wake up REALLY fast.” Stephen works extremely hard for our family and I am able to continue my reign as CEO of our house without taking a job outside the home. My decision to stay home means we aren’t rolling in the cash but that’s okay. We are rolling in love, laughter, and tons of laundry.


6 thoughts on “Trust Me, I’m Married to a Doctor…

  1. You are so fortunate to have, as a partner, a man who is a terrific father, husband, son, friend, etc. And it just so happens that he’s a doctor.

  2. Just checked out your blog and I have to say, “You are just as amazing as you ever were!” Hope you are doing well and I love reading your post!

  3. Thanks Kendra!! But I have to give you, an amazing member of our country’s military, the award for awesome!! I’m proud to know you and I have I bet the Marines had no idea how lucky they were to get a Knott County girl!

  4. Some how I missed this one, but love it just as much! Steven should consider himself pretty lucky to have such a wonderful wife! By the way is himself a word or not? Bahaha I cheated off you in English , what do you expect?

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