The difference between

an underachieving academic who wanders uselessly around, has nothing positive to contribute to the lives of people around her, believes she’s been cursed with the worst working conditions known to humanity, and feels that carrying a cup all the way to the kitchen sink is extremely onerous


an overachieving academic and supermom who, since this morning, has written 568 words on a new article, answered a buttload of emails, and crafted a new proposal while engaging in feats of parenting and spousal devotion


two and a half extra hours of sleep.

You are welcome.

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