You Got Some ‘Splaining To Do

it’s been a couple months since my last post – let me explain.

i started what i thought was my dream and last job until retirement back in may. it was with a company that developed products i truly believed in. the people were young, smart and funny. i felt like i fit from a personality and chemistry stand point. before i even stepped foot into the office my first day, i knew i was going to work long hours, the job was going to be challenging, and i was going to be stretched to the limit … and i was genuinely excited to take the next big step in my career.

what i didn’t anticipate was the incredible toll it was going to take on me and more importantly, my family.

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What I Would Tell My 15 Year-old Self

i’m sure you’ve seen various videos from the “it gets better” campaign. for me, the one that made a lasting impression was by apple:

it really struck a chord because those were some sucky times, my teens. for so many reasons, i look back and cringe.

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