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#1 of 4 Old 11-19-2007, 05:40 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I just had to share. This weekend, for various reasons I won't get into, I lost a major contract. My income level is pretty much shot. I calmly took a shower, had a glass of wine, and broke it to DH. He was actually pretty pleased and said the job had been taking its toll on me.

So, today we had lunch together, sans kiddos, and he said he thinks I should devote myself completely to gender issues writing. Yes, it's my passion, but it's also not the easiest part of writing to break into. Still, we worked out a few ideas and agreed that financially we will be okay (with a little belt-tightening), so I'm going to go for it. I'm so excited! I'm also incredibly nervous, but the thought of reading/researching/writing feminism all the time - yippee!

It's us: DH , DS ; DD ; and me . Also there's the . And the 3 . I . Oh, and .
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Congratulations!

♥ blogger astrologer mom to three cool kiddos, and trying to figure out this divorce thing-- Blossom and Glow ♥

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That's awesome! How great that even out of something you thought would be bad, came a lot of good!!!

Busy Mama to three beautiful girls and loving wife to my hubby
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That's wonderful. Congratulations and celebrations on having this opportunity to follow your passion

Oh! And let's not forget the mister! Congratulations and celebrations on having such a supportive partner
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