I want this new gig to work out so that my wife can leave her job and focus on getting her back better...she has major issues due to cracking two vertebrae a couple years before we met. We're hoping she can leave work for good on Dec. 18...and I've been busting my narfing ASS to make this happen. Got a truck, working on a ladder rack, tool box, and cover for it, at which point I'm sub-contracting as a satellite dish installer.
Cross yer fingers, hold yer breath, and pray I can make it rain, boys. That's what I want for Christmas. That, and pray she understands how busy I'm gonna be...
"+100 on this. Exactly like setting a budget, you need to get real about where you expend your time and energy (not where you think you do, or wish you did, but actually do). Then you can figure out strategies to work through it. "
I was in much the same situation a few years ago: dad working but in poor health; mom largely bedridden (and miserable and quite demanding).
A couple questions:
(1) How old are your parents?
(2) What does your personal support structure look…"
"For casual my defaults are a shirt with a collar, dark blue jeans and brogues or oxfords.
Add that vest and you have a light warm layer and a place for your phone.
I work in IT so I can ware it to work also. I just…"