Can’t sleep. This is tougher than I imagined. I think I’m losing it, actually. I haven’t slept well now for about a week.
I’ve sold our home, moved my wife and three kids to a rental home in Colorado Springs. It’s tough on everyone, leaving our home of six years. Right now, I’m not even sure why I’ve done it.
But, Charita (my wife) and I are both enrolled in college full time this semester. Guess that’s why.
I’m getting ahead of myself. After all, you don’t even know the whole story. Or any of it, for that matter.
It started in mid-January, for all intents, when I quit my $75,000 a year job at BearingPoint, an international tech consulting firm. I’d worked there for just over two years, during the thick of the tech downturn. Seems like I’m bragging a bit here, but with purpose — I actually managed to be promoted during this time to Senior Consultant while many at BearingPoint and industry wide endured layoffs. I only bring this up to illustrate that I was a compentent and valuable member of my group, which is an important distinction to make in the context of what happened.