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Rotation Reflections

Well, here I am--HOME! Finally! The past two rotations have been great experiences, though at times a bit on the rocky side. Dan and I have driven all over the East Coast and spent 3 months away from home--not to mention away from each other. These next two rotation will keep me here in Maine, so it will be a nice reprieve from all the living out of a suitcase and eating cafeteria food.

There are many things that I miss about being in my own home. First of all is Dan, of course. Also, as much as it gets the bad rap, I do miss all the house-keeping cooking and cleaning. I like being on my own schedule and cooking is an escape from the books and studying and medicine that I'm inundated with on a daily basis. Plus, it's much less expensive and although Dan and I have been wonderfully blessed by not having to pay any additional housing costs these past few months, buying prepared food is an expensive business and it's really not all that great for you! In our travels, we did find an Italian Cookbook, so it's going to be Little Italy at our house the next few days for sure!

My end of rotation exam needs to be completed by Sunday, so around my studying, I'll be cleaning, cooking, and de-cluttering my house. I can't believe how much STUFF we've accumulated and how much of it you can live without! Especially with Dan and I looking to move to Kentucky and live in a 5th wheel for a while, I know that I'm going to have to be stingy with purchases and scrutinize everything and get rid of a little bit more of the extra fluff we have so it's not an over-whelming project when we DO finally move!

Just 9 more moths....just 9 more months...just 9 more months...

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