(Taken from the introduction to my former BDN blog, I May Regret This. My name is Laurie and I’m excited about this opportunity to share my thoughts, ideas and opinions with you on Life, Upside-Down & Sideways. A few things about me: I’m a middle-aged married mom of three and a recent college graduate. I … Continue reading Introducing Life, Upside-Down & Sideways
Holy wow, how the weeks and months pass. Since my last post school got out, we gained a new BHP (or really CSWs are what this company hires) after having lost our last one. This will be our fourth since I think March. We also lost nursing services partially because of I believe faulty paperwork … Continue reading Sarah and Job Update
I'm just having a cry day. That's what I'll call it. Cryday. I cried all night. I got up, took a shower, cried some more, got dressed, cried some more. Ate, had some coffee, cried some more. Iced my eyes. Took some ibuprofen. Iced my eyes some more. Rehearsed over and over in my mind … Continue reading It’s Cryday, Cryday… Gonna Get Down on Cryday
"Are you sure you want to do that?" My family has come to the consensus I'm not patient enough to be a Literacy Volunteer. I'm glad they know me so well and saved me from getting in over my head. Phew. Close one! Good thing because I don't even know myself anymore after spending the … Continue reading Are You Sure You Want To Do That?
The family became Y members today. We're going to get in shape. Also signed Sarah up for some Maine Discovery Museum events. I still haven't heard about the job and haven't gotten a call about my volunteer application for Ronald McDonald House. I also want to do Literacy Volunteers training which starts next Tuesday but … Continue reading The Y