Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong
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Financial Considerations

Judah's portion of the rent was $600/month. (And he was supposed to be paying 1/4 of the utilities, but he hasn't been doing that.)

The small inheritance from my grandmother earlier this year cleared debt out of our monthly expenses to the tune of $600/month.

But.

Guess how much we need to pay for Elayna's college, after scholarships and grants?

$600/month.

All the plans were based on our financial situation remaining stable. Judah had promised to go from 1/4 of rent and utilities to 1/3 when Elayna moved out, which would have made it manageable. Barely manageable. We were already looking at some lean times.

With a sudden $600/month hole in our budget, and no idea if Judah will pay while he's leaving his stuff here and no idea when he's going to clear it out - thus meaning that we have no idea when we'll be able to look for a roommate - things are dire and up in the air.

We need to be bringing in more money, so I need to get a job.

But.

My health is too variable for me to have a regular day job. We had big problems at BARCC when I'd have to be out for a week or two due to respiratory infections, or the three weeks I needed each for pneumonia and norovirus. Plus my sleep schedule is weird, and I definitely do not have the spoons for anything full-time.

What I can absolutely do is part-time work from home. I am a badass copyeditor. I am a badass admin. I make things go! I am happy and non-bored doing data entry. I can promise 20 hours a week. I just can't promise that they'll be the same 20 hours, and I can't promise that they'll all be outside my house.

If you hear about anything that fits that description, please let me know.
Tags: assault and battery, david judah sher, domestic violence, judah sher, rape
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