A few days ago, I told my child's teacher after I completely spaced the parent-teacher conference we had scheduled, "I used to have my shit together, and then I became a parent. But I guess 6 years in to this parenting run, I suppose I can no longer claim my new normal is temporary." She didn't know me in my pre-parenting days, when I really was on time to things, and even occasionally organized. A time when I could string thoughts coherently, er, string coherent thoughts togetherly. While I … [Read more...] about Balancing my current work with my future work goals
I just got an automated voicemail from the pharmacy that said "Your prescription is ready for pickup. It will cost $947.76." Clearly I need my hearing checked because I thought you just said that my prescription would cost more than NINE HUNDRED dollars. I just came down with bronchitis, and my doctor prescribed an inhaler, which I've never had before, so I thought, well, that must be the culprit. Well, that, and I had changed insurance with my new job in April so I thought they must not have … [Read more...] about I Think There’s One Too Many Digits
For a couple of years now, I've thought that something was a little wrong with me. Besides the obvious mental defects, I mean. I'd slowly gone from being an active energetic woman managing a full life of work, school, friends, relationships, hiking, dogs, happy hours, and just all-around awesomeness to feeling tired all the time, not being able to focus and concentrate, and just wanting to pull the covers and sleep the day away. Every time I brought it up with my doctor, she brushed it all off … [Read more...] about So I’m Not (just) Crazy?!