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how I've spent the last week

how I've spent the last week

I’ve wasted the last almost week of my life in bed thanks to the plague I’ve somehow acquired. My doctor suspects it to be swine flu (yeah, seriously. lucky me?), but I haven’t made it in for testing. I don’t know if I will bother now because I’m feeling marginally better. I have no idea how I could have possibly caught it. No one I’ve been around lately has had anything even remotely resembling this mucus-filled nightmare.

I’m now ridiculously behind on the freelance work I’m working on. I’m juggling about 7 different jobs from 3 different clients right now. Most of it is print based, so pretty quick work, but one is an entire website design which is proving to be more time consuming than I though. On top of this, I am about to pick up an additional web job from an incompetent local web design company that have completely screwed over one of my repeat clients. I was planning on knocking out all of the print work for the client that’s giving me the additional web job this past week, and fleshing out the rest of the first web job as much as possible (i’m still missing… oh… all of the content for that, ugh.) so I’d be a bit less stressed. But yeah, that didn’t happen.

I was also hoping to split some of the wedding freelance work I’m doing with my future business partner so that we could start acting like a business, and she’s, of course, too busy to take anything. I’m starting to get really concerned about the feasibility of getting this business off the ground. I know that she means well and is serious about the business, but is busy with her ridiculous work schedule. It’s just worrisome that we’ve made no real progress since June on getting our shit together. Part of that is my fault, because I’m also ridiculously busy, but I feel like it’s mostly me working around her schedule when we are equally strapped for time.

I’m sure it will all work out in the end, I’m just having a bit of a breakdown right now. I feel like I have entirely too much responsibility that I can’t successfully delegate out, and I really need to be able to.

Deep breath.

If anyone says something positive about me, it’s that I’m driven. My mom’s favorite way of saying this is to never tell me that I can’t do something, unless you want to be proven wrong. I know that I can get through this, no matter how behind this stupid plague has put me. I’ll start on catching up when it doesn’t feel like I have a bucket of nails hanging out in my brains : (

crossposted from fuzzdecay.com.
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On September 13th, 2009 11:36 pm (UTC), all_hail_duke commented:
i would call anyone who posts a picture of herself in bed with the swine flu and manages to write, "deep breath," driven.

just sayin'.
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On September 26th, 2009 08:04 pm (UTC), fuzzdecay replied:
thanks :)

i hope things start going better your way <3
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On September 14th, 2009 05:59 am (UTC), golackey commented:
I just had to say... You are quite lovely. I think you have awesome lips. I would write more about your entry but it's nearly 1am and I'm dead tired.

Mmmhmm... I like the pic. I hope you feel better soon.
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On September 26th, 2009 08:05 pm (UTC), fuzzdecay replied:
thanks! it look about a week for me to cease feeling out of sorts, but i definitely feel better now.
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On September 26th, 2009 08:06 pm (UTC), fuzzdecay replied:
it certainly didn't feel like it for a while there. i did manage to get well and catch up on all my freelance work, which is why i'm just now getting back to replying to these comments.
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On September 15th, 2009 10:53 pm (UTC), clarabella02 commented:
hey alicia im sorry you have the swine flu is so bad ive seen so many kids with feel better soon! don't worry you will catch up on everything. and when u come back down ill take you out to danny's pizza!

take care

Clarabella:-)
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On September 26th, 2009 08:07 pm (UTC), fuzzdecay replied:
we're definitely headed down that way for thnxgiving! wednesday night-sunday probably.
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On September 27th, 2009 12:50 pm (UTC), clarabella02 replied:
hey yay! thats good! we must go to eat there when yall come down. guess what happend where i work this week the office manger quit and was real ugly to dr. battle and you know she just had a baby and she don't need this stress its a mess right now
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On September 27th, 2009 02:38 pm (UTC), fuzzdecay replied:
that's crazy! i'm sure it's your busy season right now, too.
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On September 27th, 2009 11:05 pm (UTC), clarabella02 replied:
hey yep sure is. i hope we find a better one. yep its are very busy time its flu season and everyone is sick.
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