Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Multiple Personality Disorder


I have five email addresses, and since I don't entirely understand why or how that came to be, I decided to write it all out to see if I can make any sense of it.

I have a work email address, which is understandable. From here, one might assume that I had one other email address for personal use, however I have four. Why is this?

It started with my first Yahoo address. It was my maiden name at Yahoo, and in the excitement of my engagement, I made hasty plans to abandon it. I believe approximately four seconds passed between my husband asking me to marry him and my staking out my new married name at Yahoo, lest someone else with my name decide to claim it first. The plan was to move to my new email address, yet, somehow, I could not get out of the habit of checking my old one.

Then I created one for planning my wedding, so I could sign up for freebies like... I can't even remember. I can't remember any of the freebies I received because of my fourth email address, yet I still have it.

Then I decided I needed a serious sounding shopping/general email address, one I could give to Macy's, for instance, but wasn't ashamed to say out loud to the Macy's cashier.

I don't need five email addresses. I can't keep up with who's writing me where. And perhaps this is a sign that, contrary to my pipe dreams, I also don't need five physical residences. I can't imagine tracking down a magazine subscription in that scenario.

(I think)

1 comment:

L.Duncan@Home23DuncanBoys said...

I have 4 emails! One that is my personal email that is linked to my blog. One that is my very first email that I hang on to because of... Well, not sure if I'm ready to admit that reason:-) And then one for House of fifty, and one for my (soon to be) business swoon worthy interiors. How do I keep up with them all? My cell phone! if it wasn't for it, I probabaly would only be able to keep up with one because for some reason after having kids, I forget things...A LOT!

Hope you're having a great night!