Taro (mother2012) wrote,

Looking back meme

The Looking Back meme, from dragonlady7.

20 years ago I ...
Met my husband - at a bar. I don't drink and he seldom does, but where else are you going to meet someone in Olean?

15 years ago I ...
Had a daughter. Well, almost 16 years. New lease on life. Best thing I ever did. Etc.

10 years ago I ...
Went prematurely into menopause, due to some unknown condition - probably a heavy metal poisoning. Life plummetted from there. Thinning hair, brittle nails, constant tiredness, arthritis, diabetes, heart problems. And of course, hot flashes.

5 years ago I ...
At least had a job. Technical support, which asked very little of me, but had internet access. I hated leaving that job.

Last year I ...
Worked for H&R Block, after 3 months of training. I was coming out of a year of mental incapacity and was very pleased to find that I could think again, enough to do taxes.

So far this year I ...
Am not going to make it with Block this year. After a wonderful January and February in which I not only did taxes, but went to Lincoln Center, Mardi Gras and TORn, I came home to a burned out house. After nine months, we still aren't back in it, and it has taken all my time and energy. Thinking is again very difficult.

Yesterday I ...
Took Raederle to the doctor. And painted cupboards.

Today I ...
Took Raederle to the doctor. And bought more drywall materials.

Tomorrow I ...
Intend to do drywall and lay parquet floor tiles.
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.