Grateful To Work

And There It Was. That feeling that I should just be GRATEFUL.
Grateful that someone offered me a job despite the fact that we move a lot: three states just in the last two and a half years. Grateful because I have a few weird gaps in my resume and “inconsistent” work experience all over the country. I am an experienced journalist and technical writer with a master’s degree, and I felt guilty turning down a “junior to mid-entry-level position”.

Why I Chose A Boy Over My Career

As I walked (paced really) along the patio of my condo, I relayed my decision to a friend and colleague. I wasn’t going to apply for the job. The words took my breath away. It was the job I was already doing, a job I knew I was qualified for, a job that would boost […]

Moving the Goal Line

When we started dating, I was a young professional: driven, focused, and successful by most 27-year-old’s standards. My boyfriend was six years into a potential 20-year career in the Army. I was just beginning to understand what our relationship might mean and how it could change the future I’d planned for myself. It was clear that, […]