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Monday, June 26, 2006

Same Ol' Shit, Squared

I knew going in that this week was going to be a tough one. It's jam packed full of things I need to accomplish and I am woefully unprepared for most of them. I spent most of the day hiding in a conference room, trying desperately to prepare for 2 depositions on Wednesday. I'll do the same tomorrow, but I need about 3 more days like that to really be prepared. Ain't gonna happen. Tonight I'm writing a Response to a lengthy motion that needs to be filed tomorrow.

For added fun, T had an orthodontist appointment today, to which we were late. Result? Her jaw hasn't moved a bit because she hasn't been wearing her rubber bands. Great. She's headed out of town for almost a month, too, so I really won't be able to control whether she wears them or not. I informed her those braces are staying put until we get the results we want, and so if she wants them off she better start following directions.

Also just for grins, my eyeglasses broke right in my hands today. I have a gazillion documents to review in the next 24+ hours, broken glasses, and no time to replace or repair them. Lovely.

I expected this week to be rough. I have too much on my plate. I'm nervous about one of my depositions Wednesday for many reasons. I tried to steel myself for the load, but I just keep getting hit with things I didn't expect, and it's draining me. (The examples above don't really count; they're just minor annoyances - though the glasses thing really didn't do much for my morale).

My firm belief that I could make it through this week has been shaken. Are you the gambling type? If so, place your bet on which event has the best chance of being the next low point of my week:

a) I burst into tears in the office of one of the partners.
b) I burst into tears during either of Wednesday's depositions, in a room full of male attorneys.
c) I commit legal malpractice.
d) I get fired.

I'd give "e) I burst into tears in the car with T," as a choice, but I already did that today. Pick a new low point.


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