December, where has the year gone?

It’s been a few months since I posted properly. 

What can I say? Things have been crazy.  Mom is doing well (enough) and I’m really hoping we can make it through the holidays with everyone at home and no hospital visits.

I had 3 interviews, each one worse than the last, and managed to land a new role.  Since September, I’ve been trying to do double duty- learning my new position while continuing to do my old role.   These days things are starting to come off of my plate and I feel like I have a general idea of what I’m doing, or at least good enough notes to make my way through most things.  I can’t begin to explain how frustrating it is to go from being a subject matter expert to a complete novice.  And yet, I keep doing it.  This is my 4th role in 5 years. 

And running has taken a back burner.  Hell, I think it fell off the stove.  I caught a lingering cold after the Big Bad Wolfe in September.  It stuck with me, sapping my energy and I did not run a single step in October.  I ran twice in November for 2 miles.  December still stands a chance.  I’m starting to get back to the gym and do weight lifting.

I’ve been baking a lot though which is nice. 

I’ve also been crafting a ton. I made ornaments for my coworkers, and they surprisingly went over well.