Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Reflection on the Year....Past and Present.

It is funny how the changing of a date can bring so much reflection on things past, present and future. However, I am going to jump on the bandwagon and document my hopes for the New Year....

The Past Year:
--Completed a very difficult year of fellowship at Cedars-Sinai and subsequently passed my Surgical Critical Care boards. Many times throughout that year the thought of quitting more than crossed my mind. However, how grateful I am for the lessons learned (medical and not) and finished what I had committed to do.
--Celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary...oh how blessed I am to be married to the love of my life and best friend!
--Able to spend time with family and friends, including numerous trips to Utah, visitors to California, and a fabulous trip to Mexico with the hubby.
--Have the ending of residency even more in sight as Todd and I have starting meeting with groups to discuss job opportunites and Todd starting the process of applying for fellowship.

The Upcoming Year:
--Todd will match into a fellowship
--Todd and I will become chief residents
--trip to Hawaii in June with the entire Wolthuis clan
--sign a contract for a job
--be a better missionary and example to those that I work with
--look for opportunities to serve those around me
--lead a more Christ-like life