Monday, May 16, 2011

Introducing .... Dr. Husby!

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It was a surreal day to see my husband graduate Medical School. Surreal, emotional, overwhelming and INCREDIBLE!

My Dad (Doctor of Pharmacy) got to hood Husby and my sister-in-law (they graduated together!!), and it was such a moving moment. I don't have pictures of it because I was videoing it! We are going to order the professional pictures that were taken. Yay!

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I can't describe how special it was!

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Here is my family with my brother and his family. So awesome to journey through these four years together! We've been through so much!

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My family has been an enormous support system for us during these years. We could never thank them for all they have done - from the abundant prayers to the surprise grocery drop off's, rescuing me during Husby's mega-study days to whisking the whole family away for vacations, they have blessed us abundantly, and encouraged us every step of the way!

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Husby's family, of course, was also a part of our huge support system! We are just so blessed to have so many people cover our lives in prayer. We could not survive without those prayers! They were always eager and willing to jump in and help with whatever we had going on and scooped up Levi for babysitting countless times so we could have dates! Our lives would be 100X's harder without our families.

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At 2:00, the day of graduation, Husby and several other classmates took part in the Christian Oath Ceremony, organized by Husby! He was the President of the Christian Medical and Dental Association during Medical School, and had several responsibilities including this. It was so, so special.

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It was at one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen in the United States. Just gorgeous!!

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It was a rare occasion for me to be with both of my sisters-in-law in one day!

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I was worried about how Levi would be during the days events, but he was actually pretty good. We only had a few incidents during the Christian Oath Ceremony, (he screamed out, "Uh-Oh, It BROKE!"), and during the graduation, when he wasn't screaming "GO DADDY! GO PAPAPA! GO HOLLIE!", he was doing this:

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Mom and I before the ceremony began.

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It was a great day, full of lots of cheering, laughing and crying.

Praise the Lord, Medical School is OVER!

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The next day, Husby's parents threw an awesome party for both him and Hollie. So special!!

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I only got a few picture of the people there, but I had to include this one of D and one of his best friends.

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The medical doctor and the lawyer. What a pair!

Husby's parents put a ton of work in to the day, and it was so much fun!

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They even wore scrubs to the occasion. ;)

29 comments:

  1. What an amazing accomplishment!! A very big congratulations to your sweet little family.

    I've enjoyed reading your lovely blog. Your lil guy is precious!

    Have a happy Monday.

    Ashlie from www.themanyfacesofreagan.blogspot.com

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  2. Congrats to your husband! How cool that he and your sister in law got to graduate together!

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  3. Congratulations to your husby, and to you and I am so pleased for your entire little family.

    BUT YOUR SISTER IN LAW IS A DOCTOR??? WITH A BABY???

    As a woman who wants to have a career and a job I would LOVE to know more about what THAT was like.

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  4. Congrats to both of you for making it through!! That is such an accomplishment for him! :)

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  5. I am usually trying to find find here. This great post makes so much. more like this.

    3D ultrasounds | 4d Ultrasounds

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  6. I'm so pleased for you and your family. How proud you must be.

    What a great achievement! Congratulations

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  7. Congrats! I love the decorations from the party! What was in the needles??

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  8. I always love your b&w pictures. They look so good. Congratulations to D and you! I can't believe it is over.

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  9. Amazing and Congratulations! What a journey and an awesome accomplishment!

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  10. FANTASTIC! What a wonderful culmination to many years of hard work. And I love the Christian Oath ceremony idea. Way to be a light, Husby!

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  11. That is so wonderful! I am so happy for you and your sweet family. Lovely pictures by the way. :)

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  12. Congratulations to both your husband and sister-in-law. What an amazing accomplishment.

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  13. Congrats to you guys!! How neat that your brother can stay home with your nephew to make your sister-in-law's dream come true, too. That's rare and a huge blessing, I'm sure! Congratulations all around!!

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  14. I am abnormally proud and excited for a family I've never even met! What a wonderful weekend of celebrating for you all. Congratulations to Dr. Husby and to you for surviving it with him!

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  15. Awww, congrats to your whole family, especially your husby, for making it through medical school! I know you're so proud of him, and your sis-in-law. I love all the pictures of the party the next day. All the decorations are so cute!

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  16. Congratulations :) What a fun family celebration and accomplishment for ALL of you!!!

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  17. Congratulations!!! What a wonderful day celebrating all you have come through and all that will come! I remember when my husband graduated from law school; what a wonderful time of celebrating his accomplishment! Enjoy celebrating your hard working husband! And congratulations to you and Levi too; it's team effort to accomplish something like that!

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  18. How awesome must that have been for your dad! Congrats to all :]
    I love those decorations at the party, too funny!

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  19. What an awesome accomplishment!! I know you are beyond proud of him.

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  20. What a huge accomplishment. Congrats to your family.

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  21. I was practically crying the whole time I read this. Huge congratulations to Darin! After reading this blog for so long, and keeping up with your lives, I feel like I know you both and am so proud of your husband and for you for helping him through it! Now on to the next chapter!

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  22. Congrats! What a great accomplishment~for you both!
    Blessings!

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  23. Congrats! What a special special occassion. It looks like an amazing day, before and after the ceremony.

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  24. You have a beautiful family! I just loved looking at all of the pictures. Congratulations to everyone!! I didn't know your SIL was going through the same process. How exciting!!! Best wishes during his residency!

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  25. Yay!! Congrats to BOTH of you! :)

    I loved looking at these pictures and saying, "Ah! There's one of my brother's chilhood friends (Christopher)!" It's a small world. :)

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  26. Congratulations to your husband! What an exciting, eventful time for your family.

    A friend whose husband is a doctor had a cute little poem framed on her son's nursery wall that talked about how the "MD" after the baby's father's name stood for "My Daddy." It was really sweet. You might have seen it before, but I thought I'd mention it (that baby is now 20 years old!).

    Glad your summer is off to a good start. Happy Birthday to Levi, too!

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May the Lord bless you and keep you safe today! Thanks for the comment, friends! :)

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