I forget that sometimes because I have been dicked around and repeatedly had to climb Everest to make things happen for myself.

I took my car in for an oil change this morning and, of course, there's been a noise. It's now an expensive noise that renders my car dangerous to drive. I know he's not trying to dick me over and I always research the repair when I get the estimate.

The repairs are likely to total over $500. I have $300 until Thursday (I have no one to borrow from). I told him my situation and he said he'll let me carry a balance for a little while to pay it off.

I burst into tears when I got off the phone.

ETA: He saved the wheel hub and kept it down to $300. No more suicide runs to and from work!