Because an extra $500 was direct deposited into my checking account. A holiday bonus! I'd heard rumors that it was on the way, but if you read this blog regularly you know I hear many work-related rumors. Happy that this one turned out to be true.
I'm now out of the office all the way until January 2. That's more than two weeks. That should give me time to decompress and re-evaluate. I anticipate coming out of this vacation feeling stronger and more confident than I was yesterday.