I have 8 days left of work before we leave for our trip. This will be followed by 2 full weeks away from clinical work, which I am excited about as I’m not sure I’ve taken such a long stretch for quite some time.
(My inbox will be somewhat frightening when I return, but at least during those particular weeks I think a lot of patients assume providers might be away and expect slower response times. I will also make sure at least one medical assistant who is not taking much time off can monitor my inbox and respond to any urgent pleas).
The kids will attend different camp experiences for part of winter break. Our nanny is off, and I need coverage for my last two clinics next week so they are going to the school’s program for two days (sorry kids – I know, a bit anticlimactic). AND, after our trip they have some gymnastics camp days so that I can work on BLPA/podcast work and hopefully have a bit of relaxation time (Josh is on call for most of the New Year’s stretch).
I can easily imagine us all being sick and making much of this untenable, but if that happens . . . at least I tried.
Also, I am tired. I really am looking forward to this break.
Speaking of our trip
I’m panicking a little bit. I knew it would be cold. We bought a lot of warm gear. But when is the point when cold becomes just uninhabitable/dangerous?
(See that Thursday at the bottom? That’s supposed to be our first ski day. %*(&#$@#).
Ummm. Tips welcome. Maybe next time we will try to ski in March/early April instead.