Saturday, March 28

Perhaps you heard...

... a huge sigh of relief sometime around Thursday 1 p.m. Pacific time?

That would have been Tim and I. He contacted the unemployment office. It turns out that, not only will he probably be eligible for that extension of benefits, he has two more extensions on his current benefits left (one of which is 7 weeks' worth) before he even needs to worry about it. And we still have four weeks left on his current benefits.

This means that, as hoped, Tim will get some time to try out the medications he'll be prescribed. They can fiddle with doses and brands and find a good baseline before things get any tighter. Phew!



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Doing a happy dance for you!

March 28, 2009 at 7:53 PM

Blogger Revanche said...

Oh so THAT's what that sound was! :)

Congrats! It was about time for some good news.

March 28, 2009 at 9:40 PM

Blogger Shtinkykat said...

Ohhh phewwww~!!! And hurray! Glad to read this excellent peace of great news. Have an awesome weekend!

March 28, 2009 at 11:19 PM

Blogger Alane said...

That is great news! I am so happy to hear you two still have some time.

March 29, 2009 at 11:18 AM

Blogger Meg said...


March 29, 2009 at 12:18 PM

Blogger Mrs. Modern Tightwad said...

Sigh of relief followed by collective cheer! Congrats, and I'm so happy for you. Does this mean a G4tv upgrade is in your future?

March 29, 2009 at 4:26 PM

Blogger Abby said...

Thanks to all for the happy thoughts & congrats. We're definitely relieved! Now we're just trying to keep from climbing the walls until Friday, when Tim has an appointment with a psychiatrist to get a more definite diagnosis re: bipolar.

And Mrs MT, Yes indeed we upgraded to G4 (also getting Animal Planet and Discovery Health and a few others!) as soon as I was finished altering our Blockbuster subscription. It's fabulous and Attack of the Show keeps us in stitches.

March 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM

Blogger Shevy said...

Great news!

March 29, 2009 at 11:15 PM


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