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So Now What??!!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Greetings To All!!

My, it sure has been a while & I pray that everyone is doing well! Ok, so what's the biz?...

Here goes... I (we) finally finished school & graduated with my Bachelor's in Business Management!!! emoticon

What have you all been up to? Let's chat for a while... I'm sad & my heart hurts, but I really can't tell you why!!

Our company is going through some changes & have made the "corporate" decision to close our location...having said that, Thank God the associates will be transferring to other locations, hopefully close to their geographical location. As for me, I have a strong feeling that I will get a pink slip...why? I'm glad you asked... I have a lot of health concerns & I am very strong in my convictions that unless they are willing to keep my schedule the way it is now, with weekends off for Church functions on Saturday & free on Sunday to attend Church, I don't think that the store manager at the other location is willing to bend... I'm not either. Since Nicolas has gone on to glory, this truly has a different meaning entirely & is a huge part of my life.

So, on to the next phase... I was just recently diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis & this stuff is no joke. I kept telling my doctor that my ankles hurt terribly bad & it really felt like my bones were put in backwards & coming through!!! Since it is so advanced, they have put me on Methotrexate & folic acid to lend assistance with a sick tummy & hair loss...
I'm okay with that, except that it just hurts, & I want it to stop...

As I sit here thinking about a LOT of stuff, I have it in my spirit that I want to work from home for a while.... this keeps keeping to me & has been for quite some time... is this possibly a sign that change is in order. The last day for the store is November 17, so we'll see what happens....

I wanted to share this with everyone.... this is a little note that I wrote for Nicolas for graduation...

"Nicolas, when we first started this journey, WE were side by side; however, somewhere along the way, God called you on to Glory; thus making it harder to go it alone. Through many tears, & oftentimes feeling that I just couldn’t go on – I looked up toward the Heavens, knowing in my heart that you had been by my side all along. Our journey is now complete!"

In your honor & precious memory!

I love you!

Mother


As I close, I pray that everyone's spirit is calm, & if it isn't seek God first, then perhaps someone to talk you....

Please, please keep in touch & may everyone have a blessed night!!

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JSTETSER 3/20/2013 6:39AM

    I added you as my new sparkfriend today. Keep moving forward!

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CHESAKAT41 2/21/2013 6:20AM

    I know this is late - but congrats on your success! I hope Nicholas has met my John in heaven - wouldn't that be nice? Blessings

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SPARKLE1908 10/28/2012 6:09PM

    God bless you and I pray that everything in your life turns out according to HIS will...nothing but blessings and warm wishes being sent your way...and congratulations on getting your degree...that is a wonderful accomplishment with more meaning than many will realize! emoticon

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BABY_GIRL69 10/27/2012 7:43PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon God bless & keep you...Dee

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MILLISMA 10/26/2012 9:38PM

    I know that Nicholas was there with you when you got your degree. Keeping you in my prayers and hope that things get better.

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LINOVER 10/26/2012 9:03PM

    Congratulations on getting your degree. Sorry that your company will be closing your location. I am sure that another door will open for you though!

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KEIPONY 10/26/2012 4:13PM

    God Bless You! I am glad you finished school, my heart is heavy for your loss and I am excited for your new chapter in your life. I hate that you have to deal with this physical pain of RA, but hang in there. I know there is support out in our SP world that can give you advise.

Keep up the prayers and keep in touch!

Good to hear from you.

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READYBETTY 10/26/2012 1:09PM

    Congratulations on getting your degree. What an accomplishment! I'm praying God will bless you during your job transition.

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FERRETLOVER1 10/26/2012 7:25AM

    When one door closes - another one opens - look forward to the changes that are ahead for you.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/25/2012 10:14PM

    Congratulations on getting your degree!! You worked hard for that!

I am sorry that your work situation is changing and hope that they will allow you to keep your schedule and stay. If not, I hope you can work from home.

I have R.A. too and it gets easier to cope with after a while. I have had it since I was 38 and I'm 60 now.

I'm sure that Nicholas is very proud of you.

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ACIMPEGGY 10/25/2012 10:12PM

    You betcha, Nicholas is still with you in Spirit! I only believe in transitions...not that d....h word.

Working from home sounds good to me. I was thinking today that I need a job that fulfills and exhilarates me again. Not one that leaves me beyond absolute exhaustion.

There is an RA team here on SP, though I haven't checked it out...

Sending Light and Love emoticon

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KELLIEBEAN 10/25/2012 9:47PM

    Congrats on your bachelors degree. That took a lot of work. I will keep you in my prayers!

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JGRAY76 10/25/2012 9:37PM

    Sounds like you have a lot going o. In your life. Take it one step at a time and one day at a time. Do something that brings you joy every day and keep the faith. Hope your days get brighter!

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