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Okay, this is ridiculous

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Those of you that have been my emoticon for the past few years know that my company does a Biggest Loser-type contest. Usually the teams are made up of 4 people. I didn't join last year but in years past, we have had this one woman on the team who has more excuses then you can imagine. Excuses why she couldn't lose, excuses for gaining weight, etc.

Well this year, the teams are 2 people (because last year there were complaints that one team member dragged down the whole team). I wasn't going to join the challenge but decided to at the last moment. I was talking with 2 women in my group that are a team and they were saying that maybe they would allow me to be on their team. I said I will motivate you and not quit.

Here's the ridiculous part: The troublesome teammate from years past overheard us and turned my statement (about me) to be all about her. Got all ticked off and ran and told 2 coworkers. Is this ridiculous or what?

I feel like I work in a kindergarten.
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VICD25 2/3/2013 10:31AM

    Low self esteem. Wtg to recognize or for what it is.
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NEWPMA 2/2/2013 5:13AM

    I remember her. Don't let her get to you, she's the one with the problem. Good Luck!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 2/1/2013 5:45PM

    Do they let you have naptime at your kindergarden?

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_VALEO_ 2/1/2013 4:23PM

    Oh, yes... I remember HER... Well, she is infamous even across the pond! LOL

Don't be dragged in this kind of pettiness, and don't let her spoil the fun for you, or stress you out.

Comment edited on: 2/1/2013 4:23:38 PM

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ANDREWMOM 2/1/2013 1:30PM

    I understand completely... obviously she has issues. i work with some like that as well. Great luck with your challenge!!!

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REMEMBER2BME 2/1/2013 9:27AM

    Sounds like you are working in a kindergarten. I agree. Craziness.

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1MYSTERY_LADY 1/31/2013 11:44PM

    I know the feeling. emoticon Some people are so childish

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LILYDOG11 1/31/2013 11:00PM

    Good Luck on your challenge....sorry for the childishness that went on !!

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MAEMAE10 1/31/2013 8:38PM

    OMG Diane - what an overgrown baby! How completely childish of her to FIRST be eavsdropping on your conversation and then second to make ASSUMPTIONS about comments you are making. You are right, totally ridiculous.

Just get with your team and do what you KNOW you can do best - motivate and work hard.

Maryanne

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2BEHEALTHY2014 1/31/2013 7:04PM

    I don't know why grow women feel the need to be so childish. Good luck!

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 1/31/2013 6:29PM

    sorry I find her to be childish, alll the best with your challenge

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