the only thing you can do is keep chewing.
After a few trips to Immediate Care the wife and I decided it was time to get serious and find some primary care physicians. This lead to a whole list of "adult" to-do items, including projects around the house and lots involving paperwork or insurance or retirement funds. It's funny how having a kid puts a whole new level of pressure on feeling like you've got to have it together.
I'm completely onboard with this line of thinking (is almost the exact same wording I just used in a work email to respond to a condescending professor who I was not at all in agreement with), but the good news was I could pick a project to focus on that didn't require any paperwork or advance research, just the time and patience for several Home Depot trips.
Decided to spend Labor Day installing a backsplash to get the first item checked off our list. The HD trips nearly ended, me, I won't lie. Spent a lot of time looking at this:
But cutting was a small part of the project, most of it was shopping then getting things on the wall. And it feels like shopping took more time than getting things up. It went from this
Current beer-scale: a weary 6.5