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Quarantine Week Two

The second week of quarantine brought more changes.  For starters, Eric's work transitioned to an on a week/off a week schedule. This was fantastic but also completely flip-flopped our schedules.  I started waking up and heading to office during the 6:00 hour and then would come home around  lunch. I am most productive during the morning hours and loved being able to get the majority of my work done before noon.  In full transparency, I really struggled at the beginning of week two.  I think a lot of it had to do with the fact that I went to SEVEN stores over the weekend and wasn't able to find hamburger meat.  It's a crazy thing to cry over, I know. We had other food and plenty of it, but not being able to find it was a punch in the face about our current reality.  On top of  that,  we still hadn't sold our house at that point and I was trying to let go of that "dream" while also holding on to  hope that it would all work out as it should.  I

Quarantine Week One

We are officially on week four of quarantine, so now is as good a time as any to recap the past few weeks!  This will probably not be the most entertaining post but I want to record it for my own memories. The first week of self isolation was kinda touch and go.  It wasn't really bad, but it wasn't very easy either.  For starters, I am NOT a teacher.  Kudos, by the way, to our amazing educators!  You are incredible!! On top of trying to figure out the whole "at home" schooling situation, everything with my job remained extremely fluid. That first week, I worked a lot of hours and to be honest, it was a wonderful reprieve from dealing with the reality of the virus. I would wake up early and work from about 6 am until 9:30 or 10:00.  Then I would homeschool the kids until lunch, take a daily conference call around 1:00 while the kids played and then finish up any chores or incomplete school work.  At 4:00, I would listen to the Governor's daily press