[LMB] Happy Birthday!
debsabriel at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 27 03:47:17 BST 2008
Thanks for the birthday wishes. I'm sorry I've been away so long - things have been truly insane with me this year.
I had to go inpatient in the psych ward in January because I couldn't afford my medication. Luckily I had applied for Medicaid and was approved in March. I now have a temp-to-perm job at a local (Boston) nonprofit. I've been working there for about three weeks. The people there are fairly nice and the boss praises the least good thing that I do. He's had several assistants who couldn't cut it, and I guess he's happy to have me. The bummer is that this place is filled with temps and they don't bring anyone on board until they've been temping there for 6 months. They have been reasonable about my doctor's appointments, although I am telling the new psychopharm that I'm only going to be seeing her every 3 months. I want the chance to actually get away for a few days. My next step up is going to be asking for Boxing Day off. I want to be with my family in Philadelphia this Christmas.
I flew so much last year that I got a free ticket from Southwest. Scott is flying up here in July for a weekend. My brother had given me a free ticket a few years ago and turnabout is fair play. I'm spending a lot of money on him, but his lobster dinner is free. I was at a radio event with Senator Kennedy as the speaker and the senator's plane was late. To engage the audience they had a round of presidential trivia. I got one of the questions right and they said they'd send me a prize. The prize turned out to be a $100 gift card to Legal Sea Foods (the best seafood restaurants in town). Scott wants a whale watch and he's getting one. He wants massage therapy and my sister-in-law is a massage therapist. Her bill is probably going to run me $150. Scott's health is uncertain - this could be his last visit to Boston and I want to make sure this visit is memorable.
I got Passage the week it came out and have devoured it about 6 times since then. I can't wait for the next one to come out - and then the new Miles!!!!!!!!! *Deb pauses a moment to do her patented Happy Dance*
I hope things are going well with all of you.
All the best,
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