self-care

Week 4: Working with a broken ankle

Well, I’m out of the depression I was in last week.  I got the news that I was still in the clear for surgery, even though my break had moved a little bit.  I got a bright, shiny new red cast and it feels like a vice on my leg.  The good news is that…

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Week 3: Working with a broken ankle

I am weary.  I’m still in my PJs on a Sunday morning because I’m too tired to get dressed.  I’m tired of knocking the paint off of my baseboards with my knee scooter, accidentally running over my good foot, not being about to just WALK to the kitchen, not cooking my food, not doing my…

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Week 2: Working with a broken ankle

I’m not sure how to recap the week.  Was it good or bad?  I don’t really know. I worked quite a bit, sometimes too much, and managed to launch a new website that I’m really proud of.  But, overall I was pretty down this week.  Mostly because I was supposed to be a conference in…

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Week 1: Working with a broken ankle

As many of you know, I had quite a bit of travel planned at the end of summer and early fall.  I was heading to Phoenix for the GoDaddy Leadership Summit, Orlando for the Recurring Revenue Retreat, visiting my folks for their 69th wedding anniversary, celebrating 30 years of marriage with my husband, and getting…

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Be a Good Boss to Yourself

Today, I fired my boss. She’s a real piece of work.  She’s been making me work long days and weekends.  She’s made me miss fun events, and have stacks of laundry pile up.  She’s made me forgetful and burnt out.  She’s a real micromanager.  Worst of all, she’s hurting WebCami Site Design with these ridiculous…

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How to freelance with a chronic illness

You might have noticed I’ve been absent more than normal from our Facebook group.  I have been quietly battling a chronic illness over the last couple of weeks and had to make choices in what tasks needed to be done first. Client work won over everything else.  It’s incredibly hard to admit this.  I am…

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