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What I Thought I Wanted

So I’ve started my new job and it’s great. It’s wonderful. It’s a fun, interesting company. My coworkers are lovely. My boss is a sweetheart. All around: fucking brilliant. I had been thinking I might want to pursue marketing or web design or something creative. It felt like I really needed to go in that […]

Wish Me Luck

I start work at a new job tomorrow. Full time. Out of the house. Downtown. I’ve been looking forward to this for a while.

The Cost Of Going Back To Work After Babies

Here’s a fun thing. I sat down and calculated how much money I made from my job after paying for taxes and childcare. It was…enlightening. Some background. I went back to work when our twin boys turned six months old. It was a new job, as opposed to returning to a current job after maternity […]

Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It’s Back To Work I Go

I got a job. I mean, a job away from home. I was sort of, maybe, perhaps, thinking about going back to work, but I figured it was going to take me a long time to find a job that would suit our purposes. I wanted a job that I would enjoy, otherwise it wouldn’t […]

Fun With Self Employed Health Insurance

I’m good at worrying. Did you know this about me? I don’t feel like a complete person unless I’m worried about something. If they had an Olympics for worriers, I could melt down all the gold medals I’d win and make myself a gilded helmet to protect my crazy, anxious brain. When we quit our jobs and terminated […]