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Happy Despite


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Today I got the official rejection email from the job I wanted so bad. I've had a few days to cope though, because I knew it wasn't happening. But I am at least in the neighborhood of devastated... I loved it... it was so perfect... it seemed like The Answer to why all these unfortunate things happened. It seemed like the door that opened, when the others closed. emoticon It's so hard to tell myself it will be for the best, and everything happens for a reason, at this moment. I am very sad over losing this one.

However, I feel happy today anyway despite that, if you can believe it. Doesn't make sense to me either, but I'm going with it. I went out to lunch with a friend at work and another friend who was also laid off (but as a regular employee, had to leave immediately That Day unlike me). I had a delicious amazing salad in beautiful fall weather and laughed a lot with friends, it's hard to be a grump after something like that. I came back to my desk and found a Dunkin Donuts hot chocolate that another coworker bought for me :) In a few days I'm going to start a new chapter in my life, maybe one that I didn't exactly choose, but I'm excited to make it good, somehow... even without That Job I Wanted So Freaking Bad. I'm getting my hair cut this weekend and a manicure next week, and dog sitting for a friend next weekend, very excited to have a (sweet, adorable, hilarious) pug around!

Feeling emoticon weird, I know.

-Chrissy
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GINAV2 9/26/2013 10:38PM

    Glad to hear that you are having a happy day! Still sorry to hear about the job, but glad that you are taking things in stride. Sending more happy thoughts your way!

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CHANGING_LIFE 9/26/2013 8:04PM

    Hang in there; stay strong.

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GETSTRONGRRR 9/26/2013 8:00PM

    Bummer!

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BROCOLIJOLI 9/26/2013 7:53PM

    Sorry about the job! I hope something even better comes your way soon!

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MELLYBEANS0919 9/26/2013 7:29PM

    Sorry you didn't get the job, but happy to see you are doing well. Treating yourself with a new do and nails and looking after a cute dog is the way to go.

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TIGER_LILY_613 9/26/2013 7:04PM

    Sorry about the job. I hope you find an even better opportunity soon ! Hang in there, and don't give up !

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GHK1962 9/26/2013 6:58PM

    Arrgghhh (about the job).

But ... it will be a new chapter that is about to happen. The books not over ... and heroines in a good read will have things they over come. Just keep trying.

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MSHEL7 9/26/2013 6:21PM

    I am so sorry about the job, but I am sure that something else will come along soon. I am glad that you are having a happy day despite the situation. Keep up the smile and good luck job hunting.

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BABYSOX 9/26/2013 5:32PM

    Sorry to hear about the letter, but the next part of your adventure is just around the corner. Keep your eyes open for it.

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MRSHONEYCOMB 9/26/2013 4:50PM

    "Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you".
MARY LOU RETTON



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FISHGUT3 9/26/2013 4:05PM

    The right job will come.

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FRUITYFUL 9/26/2013 4:01PM

    Glad to hear that you're happy despite not getting the job you wanted. Keep up this positive thinking and something good will come your way!

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