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Enough is Enough

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Yes I was given some bad news on Friday 1/18 and I have been sitting around feeling sorry for myself ever since. What was the news you say? Well I was given my 30 day notice at work. Yes it stinks, but you know what, it is not the end of the world. I am NOT happy to be leaving the company that I have devoted the last 23 years to, but they have to do what is cost effective to them. I can't take this personally and I absolutely have to stop feeling sorry for myself. I can NOT find a new job sitting on the coach eating and drinking my life away. I am the only one who can find me a job, and if I don't want to loose my house then I need to get moving. I need to stay focused and get my name out there and just make it happen. I will work on better food choices and working out but my #1 priority has to be finding a new job. That is not to say that I will give on up or not focus on my health and fitness goals, but I need to know that they may not get 100% of my attention right now. I know I can do this and I know I will get through this with the help of all of my good friends and my family. Yes my Spark friends and family are going to be a HUGE part of that, so thanks for keeping me on track and giving me gental nudges in the right direction. January has not been the best month for me, but it could be worse and it WONT bring me down!!!! I have to make the most of the time I have and get my name out there and network up a storm!!!
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GABIBEAR 2/2/2013 2:13AM

    Sandy, I'm so sorry to hear that your company is just letting you go after 23 years of service. Man that is just inhumane..... I'm glad to hear that you are taking it so well and keeping a positive attitude. My prayers for you in finding an even better job that meets your satisfaction and qualifications!

Gabi
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RONNIEHUEY 1/31/2013 12:50PM

    Wow! after 23 years they are letting you go.That is so sad.Hopefully you have retirement benefits plus I hope you can get unemployment benefits.It is sad to have to go out job hunting in this day and age.Good luck. emoticon

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SUSIEQ911 1/30/2013 8:03AM

    Sorry to hear your bad news, but you will get through this!

Does your company offer outplacement services? Take advantage of every opportunity or benefit they provide. If you have a college degree and are still living near the school, check out the alumni services. I know mine offers job search help and resume assistance no matter how long ago you graduated.

Keep up with SP, it will keep your mood elevated.

Good luck in your job search! Think of this as a new chapter in your life!

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ANGIE_1230 1/29/2013 4:08PM

    emoticon Sorry for the rough patch. I'm always here for you... although sometimes it's with a noisy toddler jumping on me.

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ELLENS2525 1/29/2013 3:06PM

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You know we're here for you.... except on skype when we're sleeping.... emoticon

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SOAPNUT 1/29/2013 2:43PM

    emoticon HANG IN THERE!

Forgive yourself for the venting and down time as its part of the process to make the progress.
Just don't stay there.

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BLESSED2BEME 1/29/2013 1:33PM

    Yes, that is awful news...23 years is a very long time to give to 1 company.

So glad to hear that you have a positive attitude about it now though. Who knows what the next step will bring.

Keeping your job search in my prayers.

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DEBRN64INMA 1/29/2013 1:30PM

    So sorry to hear about your job. Such a scary economy! What kind of work do you do? I'm not far from you and would be glad to keep my eyes and ears open! I love your positive attitude. Keep up the great work. emoticon

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LOGANDRYLSMOM 1/29/2013 9:53AM

    You can do this Sandra! Fingers crossed for you daily, loving the brave attitude. emoticon emoticon

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