Sunday Roundup: Workaholics Anonymous

I’ve had a rough couple of weeks at work.  Starting on July 5th, I worked 10 days in a row and put in 97 hours to finish a major project.   I’m not an hourly employee.   I totally got screwed out of my paid holiday with that schedule.   The worst part?  When I told my boss I needed the 11th day off because the major project was done and I was feeling burnt out, he tried to talk me out of it.

Carnivals I’ve Rocked

Family Bed: How to Make It Stop one the Best of Money Carnival.   Crystal rocks, and I’m totally jealous that she transitioned to a self-employed pro-blogger this weekend.

Make Extra Money Part 1: Introduction was included in the Carnival of Wealth.  I’m really happy with this series and I can’t wait to finish it and hear about how everyone is using it to make money for themselves.

Annual Fees: Scam or Service? was included in the Carnival of Financial Planning.

Getting Back on Track was included in the Carnival of Personal Finance.

Thank you! If I missed anyone, please let me know.

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    1. Wow! What’s up with the slave driving? Can you find another job? What industry are you in.

      I’d be planting the seed now to escape!

      • I’m a software engineer.

        About once a year, we get a potentially huge deal that needs a custom demo for a lot of proof-of-concept features. When that happens, I live there for a few weeks.

        If it was constant, I would have left long ago. 2-4 weeks per year spent objectively justifying my salary 10 times over isn’t that bad of a bet. 🙂

    2. Thanks for the mention! Your submission to Best of Money made me laugh, which earned it the first spot. 🙂 Keep your sense of humor forever!!!

      As for the jealousy for my awesome full time bloggerness, I’ll take it! 😉

    3. Oooh, sorry about the 10 hr days, I know those can be hard. Hope you are having a great weekend though!

    4. I am in software too, can feel this situation, I was in office for whole day Friday and Saturday only took break for food, as I had a major project release. Now Sunday Is a waste for my wife as I completed three posts for next three days, shes complaining a lot lately. 🙁

    5. Any of that time at home, at least?

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