Identity Crisis, Anyone?


I wonder how it is possible to feel opposing emotions at the same time, yet here I am: fearless while also afraid, triumphant while also overwhelmed, grounded while also totally uprooted. After two years of indecision I have finally hung up my stethoscope for the foreseeable future, and am creating a new life as a home educating parent. Not that I know everything that this really entails, or exactly what the journey ahead is going to look like, but if being a parent has taught me anything so far, it’s to trust myself and my instincts more.

From the outside looking in, I probably look like the least likely person to embrace home education. Since I was five (no kidding) I have been working towards becoming a doctor. I didn’t have time for boyfriends and parties at school- all that…

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