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Bad Day

Monday, September 10, 2012

I had a bad day at work today. The more I tried, the more flustered I got. It was not a pretty picture. If I have too many more days like this, I don't know if they'll want to keep me. I guess I'm having a pity party.

  
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THEBETH43 9/14/2012 12:42AM

    I hope work is getting better. emoticon

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SLIMLILA 9/13/2012 9:34PM

    Hey Patty,
I hear you, that's how \i feel too.
It's been a long day... with lots of family. I am not used to that. Everyone else is used to being together and know how they do things together and I seem to do everything different than them. I finally spoke up this evening and said so... Can't imagine why I thought it would work living here with my mother....
Guess I'm looking for a pat answer, and \i should know better.

All the best, take care of yourself and do your best and remember that they sure do expect a lot from people these days and it's not easy.
Lila

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NPA4LOSS 9/11/2012 5:34PM

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HIKINGSD 9/11/2012 3:45AM

    Hang in there. I hope tomorrow is a better day for you.

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NELLBELLA26 9/10/2012 11:23PM

    Sorry to hear you had a bad day. Reframe it into another chance to be really great tomorrow. Don't let your head go to a place it doesn't need to yet. Here's hoping tomorrow is much better. emoticon emoticon

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MOMMA48 9/10/2012 7:00PM

    emoticon Hang in there, Patty! emoticon and emoticon

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MYSTERY-LADY1 9/10/2012 6:58PM

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TINYBUBBA1 9/10/2012 5:57PM

    There's always tomorrow! emoticon

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NOREEN88 9/10/2012 5:54PM

  Never let one bad day ruin your week :)

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IMSUNSHINE 9/10/2012 5:52PM

    Hope it gets better!!

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The First Week

Friday, September 07, 2012

It's definitely been a crazy week for me. I worked four days from 8-4:30 instead of my usual 8-1 because of the holiday. I've had commitments after work every day and that didn't help me get used to the schedule or really allow me the rest I needed. I'm hoping that next week will be a little easier on me. I will be on my normal schedule and I don't have much to do in the evenings. I am really hoping that I will be able to get a little quicker at what I do. I'm still working on the confidence thing, but I am hoping it will kick in a little more next week as I'll get more practice in. Starting new jobs sure is nerve-wracking.

  
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GUNNSGIRL91303 9/8/2012 9:43PM

    Before you know it the job will be second nature. Hang in there! emoticon

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NPA4LOSS 9/8/2012 9:12PM

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HIKINGSD 9/8/2012 5:55AM

    Hope you have a restful weekend.

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Craziness

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Learning a new job is crazy. I had a hard time juggling my work load, balancing and grabbing all the phone calls. It reminds me of when I started at Home Depot. I am really hoping things go a little smoother tomorrow and that I will catch on and go faster. My low self-esteem has really kicked in today. Time to regroup and relax before I dive back in tomorrow.

  
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TRICIA08 9/8/2012 11:40PM

    Keep positive and know you have a whole lot of people cheering you on from all over!
You can do it!!!!

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THEBETH43 9/6/2012 4:27PM

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DIDMIS 9/5/2012 11:00PM

    Thank God you have a job. Many don't.

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BERGBA7 9/5/2012 2:54PM

    breathe in... breathe out! You are a success... and you have a much better job... you got it because you were good enough for it!
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NPA4LOSS 9/4/2012 7:32PM

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SLUNDQUIS 9/4/2012 6:17PM

    It's tough learning the ins and outs of any job, just keep going!

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First Week Report

Friday, August 31, 2012

It's been a stressful week with my getting used to a new schedule and learning new things. But, so far, so good. I'm on my own next week and am kinda nervous about it. So I will be going over my notes this weekend just to keep myself organized and things fresher in my mind. The company is still looking for an afternoon person. So I got offered the chance to work longer hours next week to answer the phones a bit. I will use the time wisely and learn what I can and do the best that I can. If I could learn what I did and stick it out as long as I did at Home Depot, I think I can do this. I did find out that the company did get over a thousand applica,tions, so I must have done something right.

  
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NPA4LOSS 9/1/2012 7:23PM

    emoticon emoticon Keep your confidence up and it will show through to your coworkers. emoticon

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BERGBA7 8/31/2012 4:10PM

    Great! This job will be perfect and you will get used to it! Give yourself some time.
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MELLIE1030 8/31/2012 4:09PM

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JO28352 8/31/2012 4:06PM

    Hang in there! emoticon

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Finally!

Monday, August 27, 2012

Part of my daily routine for months and months has been to sit at the computer for at least an hour a day applying for various jobs. I've been signed up with countless employment agencies for the same amount of time. So far, other than a few fill in jobs here and there and my part-time erratic schedule at the Home Depot, nothing had come along. That is - until a couple weeks ago when I went on an interview for a part-time Cashier/Receptionist position.

I felt absolutely comfortable during the interview. I got a call last Tuesday from the company offering me the position, contingent on the passing of my background check and drug test. I went to the clinic that day and took my drug test. I've been waiting since then for an answer.

I finally got the call today. The company wants me to start on Wednesday. I will be working close to home from 8 am to 1 pm Monday through Friday for a dollar more an hour than I had been making at the Home Depot. No more erratic hours on my feet all day dealing with the mostly pleasant but sometimes a little grouchy public.

I will have a regular schedule for the first time in the little over two years that I've been here. I can go back to doing the things that I enjoyed doing but couldn't always do because I was scheduled to work during those times. I'm not sure when it will finally sink in, but I know that I sure am going to enjoy it when it does.

  
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REVSERENA 8/29/2012 7:16PM

    That's terrific!~ Congratulations!

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YELLOW09RED 8/29/2012 7:57AM

    Congrats. on your new job. Have a great first day Patty.
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Hugs & Smiles,
Debbie


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FITQUIZ 8/29/2012 4:33AM

    Congratulations!!! emoticon

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NPA4LOSS 8/28/2012 12:35AM

    emoticon on your great news! You have been waiting so long and that special job is now here! emoticon

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SLUNDQUIS 8/27/2012 5:27PM

    Yeah, congratulations!

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AJS_MOMMY_1985 8/27/2012 5:22PM

    Congrats! That's wonderful!

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