The 9-5

How My Job Contributed to My Makeup Habit

May 14, 2013

So, it’s clear around here that I’ve gotten a little into makeup and nail polish and beauty boxes and the like. Which is fun and interesting (and terrible for my bank account). But given that prior to the last few months, my makeup routine took all of 5 minutes in the morning and could, very […]

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March 22, 2013

This week has been really really rough. Like, cry several times at work rough. And I kind of hate writing that because, wah, no one likes to hear the same stress filled sob story over and over, but there you go. It’s been a hard week. It’s been a hard few weeks. I’m stressed, I’m […]

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If This is the Ladder, I’ll Stay on the Ground

March 10, 2013

This weekend was so, so, SO what I needed. I’ve been working like a dog the past couple of weeks, and this last week I put in about 70 hours, which is not something I am used to doing (prompting me to say “Man I wish I got overtime this week!”). It’s been stressful, and […]

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It’s 10:39 P.M.

January 3, 2013

It’s 10:39pm. My husband is downstairs asleep with a nasty cold. My kiddo is fast asleep, after a hard couple of days reintegrating to the rigors of preschool. And I? I just got done working. Work has been crazy lately, with a lot of really big projects all hitting at the same time. I’ve got […]

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Stretching and Straining

December 6, 2012

So the thing is, when you’re buried under a mountain of work, and you come home deal with a 3 year old, and then do more work after that, turns out there’s not much time or energy or brain power to write anything. Imagine that. Things at work have been insane lately, as I’m sure […]

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