Note to self: If gambling caused the problem, gambling is not the solution.
Got a nasty surprise from the IRS today. Actually, surprise isn’t right - I think we knew it could/would happen, but I willfully ignored it to the point of denial. And some of ya’ll weren’t likin’ it.
So, we have to pay $4,500 to the IRS in pretty short order for the privilege of then being able to pay the IRS another $25,000 over time.
Look, I get it. I’m not mad at them. I’m mad at me that 7 months clean, and I continue to make fucked up financial decisions/non-decisions. And 7 months clean, and all I want to do is gamble. If gambling caused the problem, gambling is not the solution.
See also: If drinking caused the problem, drinking is not the solution.
If shopping caused the problem, shopping is not the solution.
I mean, shit. My job ends in 3 months. I know this because we’re interviewing my...