This week I’ve been interviewing for a job that pays minimum wage. I’m so humbled I can’t even begin to tell you how much of a reality check this is.

The fact is, I need a job. I’m in school, so my schedule isn’t conducive to my normal work, and this is the only place that seems to be offering work. The economy is terrible.

This whole experience is teaching me how strong I am, though. Instead of giving up on life, or being too embarrassed to take this job, I’m sucking it up and going with it.

In a few months, life should return to normal. School will be complete and I’ll have sent my book proposal off. But until then, minimum wage it is!