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The Final Trek

Well, today I start the beginning of the end.  This, ladies and gentlemen, is Day 1 of my LAST ROTATION!

PA school has been brutal.  It was definitely the hardest thing I think I've ever done--ever.  And it taught me a lot--like not getting hung up on the numerical grade and assessing myself and what I know, not necessarily performance on an exam.

But, it's all coming a very soon end!  :-D  No more traipsing all over the countryside ever 6 weeks, no more long distance marriage, no more having no idea what life will be like a month or two from now.  Twenty-four long months is quickly coming to and end--and I CAN'T WAIT!!!


  1. Any job leads yet?

    I saw an ad in the PennySaver: St James Mercy in Hornell is looking for a PA for Emergency Medicine (I looked online and this looks like the job: and there is this 61 acre farm going up on Tax Auction:

    Keep us posted...

    Hope all goes well with the last rotation.

    Love, Mom R

  2. YEE HAW!!!! I am so proud of you!
    grace and peace,

  3. Vivian,

    Thanks for looking, but Dan and I are pretty set on Kentucky! :-D The job front is quiet, but I'm sorta looking forward to having some time off after all this work!


    Thanks! I'm SOOO excited!

  4. Congratulations, Paige.

    What a great accomplishment!

    P.S. I didn't realize doctors still used those little rubber knee knocker hammers.

  5. Herrick,

    Thanks1 Dan and I are very excited. I certainly never could have done it without his support, encouragement, and reminders not to procrastinate, haha.

    Yes, we do still use reflex hammers--a lot, depending on what you're doing. If you only ever see your primary care doctor, they may not use it too much!


  6. I am so excited for you to move to your new home!! wooo hooo!!!! :) :) :)


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