UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (62) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: nomoreplastic Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 310322  
Subject: Re: Such a Mess I've Made... Date: 12/6/2007 1:29 AM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
Thanks Fuskie!

(...I realize that some of you will look at my situation and think that I should just go get a job and throw the kids in high school. I AM planning on getting a full time grown up job (unless the art takes off) as soon as the 14 year old is just a bit older. If things get truly dire, I’m not above taking a shortterm seasonal job but it’s not my first option at this time. )

Thought I'd clarify that a bit further. I am primary caregiver for my mom, who has been having heart problems for the last year (doctor appts, tests, surgical procedures, and basic care when her problems get bad). She lives one town over and only drives very locally, I drive everywhere else. So adding another job into the mix is going to be tough; I was working 3 PT jobs as thru Mar 06, just couldn't do it anymore and take care of everyone. So the one job, kids and mom are alot on my plate already. She just had a surgery last week and expects to have 1-2 more in the next 4 months. Mom is quite generous with providing gas money when I drive her alot and will pick up bills on groceries when I drive her to her health food stores, so I don't consider her care as any sort of expense to me.

Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (62) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next


TMF Credit Center
The Motley Fool Credit Center arms you with real tools and simple messages, that will help you in every credit situation.
Foolanthropy 2015!
Fistula Foundation: A World of Good!
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.