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purplejacket4
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Default  Posted: 11:51 PM, February 27th (Thursday)

After being an attending for 15 years and an assistant professor for nine years I have been promoted!

I am now Associate Professor PurpleJacket4. My dad asked if I was looking forward to the money or the glory. Neither. I just wanted the tenure and promotion committee to get off my back!!


Me: BS 45
Her: fWS 48 (same sex partner)
Together: 18 years now (both MDs)
OW: meh so what 40s PhD
DD1: 10/30/11EA; DD2: 11/10/11 Had ONS; TT until 12/26/11; broke NC 6/12; NC again 7/12; R-ish

Posts: 2153 | Registered: Dec 2011 | From: Great Southwest
Sad in AZ
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Default  Posted: 11:58 PM, February 27th (Thursday)

Congratulations


I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.

Posts: 20028 | Registered: Jun 2009 | From: Upstate NY
thebighurt
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Default  Posted: 1:07 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Glad you were promoted and hope your back starts feeling better.


Finding what life could have been....... Why didn't I see it?

Posts: 2280 | Registered: Feb 2012 | From: the Other Side
gahurts
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Default  Posted: 1:22 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!!!


"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominable will" - Mahatma Gandi

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." - Aubrie


Posts: 3406 | Registered: Oct 2011 | From: Georgia
gahurts
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Default  Posted: 1:22 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!!!


"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominable will" - Mahatma Gandi

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." - Aubrie


Posts: 3406 | Registered: Oct 2011 | From: Georgia
Violated
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Default  Posted: 2:51 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Good for you! Time to celebrate


Divorced 10/2013

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Kajem
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Default  Posted: 3:38 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!!!!!


I trust you is a better compliment than I love you, because you may not trust the person you love, but you can always love the person you trust. - Unknown
Relationships are like sharing a book, it doesn't work if you're not on the same page.

Posts: 5017 | Registered: Jul 2012 | From: Florida
wifehad5
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Default  Posted: 5:03 AM, February 28th (Friday)


FBH - 42
FWW - 43 (BrokenRoad)
2 kids 7&12

The people you do your life with shape the life you live


Posts: 36961 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Michigan
MovingUpward
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Default  Posted: 5:07 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!!!!


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 51940 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
authenticnow
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Default  Posted: 5:49 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations! I hope this won't take time away from all your consultations on here. We need your services .


Take up your space (and do it well).

"That's the thing about pain, it demands to be felt."


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nowiknow23
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Default  Posted: 6:20 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!


You can call me NIK

"Sometimes it takes a good fall to know where you really stand."
-Hayley Williams


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Kodi
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Default  Posted: 6:26 AM, February 28th (Friday)


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cayc
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Default  Posted: 6:32 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!!


"The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved, the pig is committed." -Martina Navratilova
"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." -Ayn Rand

Posts: 3059 | Registered: Dec 2008 | From: Mexico
metamorphisis
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Default  Posted: 7:58 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Wonderful!!!!



“We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are.”... Anais Nin

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tushnurse
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Default  Posted: 8:14 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congrats. Tenure means a lot.

Hope you celebrate that at least.


Me: FBS
Him: FWS
Kids: 15 & 17
Married for 22 years now, was 16 at the time. .
D-Day Sept 26 2008
Fully R'd, and Happy Happy Happy

Posts: 8229 | Registered: Oct 2008 | From: St. Louis
scarredforever
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Content  Posted: 8:15 AM, February 28th (Friday)


"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it."

Mark Twain

Me-BS 52
Him-WS 53
Together 33 years

6-5-06 Day of Reckoning

"The acquired inability to escape"


Posts: 1056 | Registered: May 2009 | From: swfl
ajsmom
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Default  Posted: 8:16 AM, February 28th (Friday)

That's awesome, Dr. pj!

Good for you!

Woo Hoo!!


AJ's MOM


Fidelity isn't a feeling...it's a choice.

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." - Albert Schweitzer
____________________________________________
Me: BW - Him: 200+ # tumor removed 7/09
DS - 31 - Yikes!


Posts: 21041 | Registered: Dec 2007 | From: Been Through Hell...On My Way Back
LosferWords
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Default  Posted: 8:26 AM, February 28th (Friday)

That's wonderful. Congratulations!

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weeping willow
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Default  Posted: 9:35 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations, Dr. pj! I'm so happy for you!


BW - me FWH - him
D Day - July 26, 2007
Married 36 years


Posts: 1793 | Registered: Feb 2009
Williesmom
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Default  Posted: 9:38 AM, February 28th (Friday)

Woohoo! So happy for you!


You can stuff your sorries in a sack, mister. -George Costanza
There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women. - Madeleine Albright

Posts: 7563 | Registered: Feb 2009 | From: Western PA
itainteasy
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Default  Posted: 12:22 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!!! That's wonderful news!

Posts: 3355 | Registered: Feb 2011 | From: NWPA
wildbananas
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Default  Posted: 12:49 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Congrats! Great news.


Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light. ~ Yogi Bhajan

Posts: 15383 | Registered: Apr 2006 | From: Now an AZ girl
jo2love
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Default  Posted: 4:23 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Congrats!!!

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jrc1963
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Default  Posted: 4:50 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations!!! That must feel good.


Me: BSO - 46
Him: FWSO - 69
DS - 13
D-Day - 12-11-09,
R - he finally came home
Your life is an Occasion. Rise to it. - Mr. Magorium, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"

Posts: 24451 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Florida
sisoon
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Default  Posted: 5:56 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Congratulations! Tenure - wow!


fBH (me) - 70 (22 in my head), fWW (plainsong) - 65+, Married 45+, together since 1965
DDay - 12/2010
Recovered, not yet fully R'ed
I share my own experience because it's the only experience I know, not because I'm a good model.

Posts: 9991 | Registered: Feb 2011 | From: Chicago area
scaredyKat
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Default  Posted: 7:34 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Excellent! Wonderful news, good for you!!!


Me-BS-60
HIM-SAFWH-63
Damn autocorrect is responsible for the silly errors, sorry!

Posts: 3459 | Registered: Sep 2009 | From: In my head
persevere
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Default  Posted: 8:39 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Big congrats!!!


Me: BW-44
Him: XWH-44
Together 9 yrs
DDays: 1/10/2011
Status: Divorced 4/27/11

Above all, be the heroine, not the victim. - Nora Ephron

It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling


Posts: 4470 | Registered: Mar 2011 | From: Texas
Chrysalis123
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Default  Posted: 11:26 PM, February 28th (Friday)

I bet that feels great!!! Congrats Dr. PJ

[This message edited by Chrysalis123 at 11:27 PM, February 28th (Friday)]


Don’t get to the end of your life and find that you lived only the length of it; live the width of it as well. 

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caregiver9000
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Default  Posted: 11:30 PM, February 28th (Friday)

Yay!!! Congrats.

Thanks for sharing. SI good news is the best.


Me: 44, independent, happy, despite co-parenting with a lower muppet
FT "Stretch" (and Skew!) ;)
DS 13 DS 10
S 5/2010
D 12/2012

Posts: 5775 | Registered: May 2010 | From: a better place
purplejacket4
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Member # 34262
Default  Posted: 4:26 PM, March 1st (Saturday)

Thanks for the kind words everyone!


Me: BS 45
Her: fWS 48 (same sex partner)
Together: 18 years now (both MDs)
OW: meh so what 40s PhD
DD1: 10/30/11EA; DD2: 11/10/11 Had ONS; TT until 12/26/11; broke NC 6/12; NC again 7/12; R-ish

Posts: 2153 | Registered: Dec 2011 | From: Great Southwest
Livingalie2014
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Default  Posted: 4:46 PM, March 1st (Saturday)

Congratulations! That is a huge honor and no easy feat. What a fantastic job!


In three words I can sum up everything I learned about life: It goes on - Robert Frost

Posts: 55 | Registered: Feb 2014 | From: Lost
tryingagain74
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Default  Posted: 5:42 PM, March 1st (Saturday)

Congrats, Dr./Professor PJ.


BS (Me) 39
Happily liberated!
Two DS and One DD
It matters not how strait the gate,/How charged with punishments the scroll./I am the master of my fate:/I am the captain of my soul.--"Invictus," William Ernest Henley

Posts: 3575 | Registered: Oct 2011
rainagain
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Default  Posted: 9:36 PM, March 5th (Wednesday)

Yay! Good job!


Now, faith is being sure of what you hope for and certain of what you cannot see. Heb 11:1
I done been through the pain and the sorrow the struggle is nothing but love. Maino
Me: Divorced BS 49
DS22, DD19, DS17

Posts: 1293 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Massachusetts
5454real
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Default  Posted: 10:27 PM, March 5th (Wednesday)

Yaaaay!!! Great job!


BH 51, WW 42
DS 23(Mine),SD 21,SS 20(Hers),DS 9 Ours, DGS 3, DGD 1 mo
D=Day #1 5/04EA (Rugswept)
D-Day #2 3/10/12, TT til 3/13/12
Married 10yrs
“I have no love for a friend who loves in words alone.”
― Sophocles, Antigone

Posts: 2725 | Registered: Nov 2012 | From: midwest
ThoughtIKnewYa
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Default  Posted: 10:54 PM, March 5th (Wednesday)

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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ArkLaMiss
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Default  Posted: 11:18 PM, March 5th (Wednesday)

Wow, tenure! Awesome that you got the recognition that you, obviously, worked your butt off for! Please celebrate on all our behalf. You so deserve it and much more!


Just HOW stupid do you think I am, exactly?

Posts: 1178 | Registered: Jun 2007
Lalokau
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Member # 4724
Default  Posted: 11:50 PM, March 5th (Wednesday)

Congratulations!!!


Me: BW
Him: WS
Two kids aged 25 and 24.
We are now divorced.

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