My Perfect Breakdown


Last week, right after we found out my in-laws are expecting, I knew I was taking it pretty hard, as was pretty evidently in my post.  Then the week just kept getting worse with frustrating adoption stuff and an ankle injury. I reached out, I let in-real-life friends in and I even asked for help. I started by emailing a very dear friend who lives in a different city and venting.  I… Read More

I am a pretty nice person. I almost always go out of my way to accommodate other people. In fact, I have done it so many times that I am an expert at saying yes, regardless of the resulting outcome for me. I struggle to say no, and struggle to develop and maintain boundaries. For example, Professionally if I’m asked to work on something, I do. Even if I’ve already put in… Read More