I hope maybe a point or two from the posts on this thread has you thinking about this field. There are plenty of positives and negatives about Anesthesiology which we have tried to elucidate to you in detail. Of course, the decision is yours to match into the field. All I can do is shake my head and wish you the best in your career path. Since you've read the various opinions here on SDN I consider you well informed on the subject. The rest is up to you. Best of Luck.