Lovestrong Author:Deidre S. Laiken, Dorothy Greenbaum It wasn't easy for Dorothy Greenbaum to go back to college to take the courses she had never imagined she'd need. It wasn't easy to compete in the cutthroat world of medical school with students who had so much more freedom to study than she did. It wasn't easy to see her husband wilting under household tasks he had never done be... more »fore, and watch her little girl grow sad at not seeing her very much anymore. It wasn't easy to look at the eviction notice from the landlord when her husband lost his job and the money ran out. It wasn't easy to face the grim truths of life and death in a great hospital and discover there were times there was nothing she could do. No one had ever told Dorothy it would be easy to become a doctor. But still she had to find out how hard it could be -- and how strong she and her marriage had to be to make it happen...« less
I really enjoyed this book. It takes you into a woman who struggles between wife, mother, family while she is a student trying to make a career for herself. For those of us who have done it. We are not alone, and for those of us who are thinking about it... It can be done, it is worth it in the end.