Category Archives: laid off

Whiskey Weekend

I completed a WHOLE project with my husband this weekend! It feels like some sort of magical feat, let me tell you! We made a plan. We went to the hardware store. We bought supplies. We put our baby to … Continue reading

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As a social worker we’re not supposed to share deep personal details about our lives. As a practitioner, I keep myself out of it and focus on my clients and communities of service. As a teacher, I don’t bring up … Continue reading

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Today, I can’t seem to follow through with any one task. I can’t sit still or focus my thoughts. I’m just jumpy. I think it’s because I am mentally wandering in search of a center, answers, and a way out … Continue reading

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my long road to ‘now’ Today I’m am really REALLY sore. This is a result of my reignited workout routine, which I began Monday with enthusiasm after a year long break. Yes, you heard me correct. A year long break. (Trainers … Continue reading

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a rose by any other name…

Rhetoric My undergraduate degree is in rhetoric. (What does someone with an undergraduate degree in rhetoric do, you ask? Go to graduate school, that’s what.) Anyway, this background has me continually looking at how things are ‘framed’ when it comes … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

Learning to be a mom again My husband has been out of town for five days and I have had the pleasure (thanks to my lay off) to be a full time mom for the first time in over a … Continue reading

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Laid off and laughing…

…or at least I hope I’ll laugh again There are ~14 million people in the US today without employment and, as of a week ago, I am one of them. This is my story. I know there are hundreds of … Continue reading

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