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Whiplash

Thursday, March 06, 2014

In the last three days my life has gone through some swings that are making me dizzy.

On Tuesday night my godsend of a co-worker took me to Red Lobster for a birthday dinner. On top of an amazing lobster dinner, the waitstaff gave me a dish of ice cream with caramel sauce and sang Happy Birthday. The waitress said to make a wish. I looked around and said, "Darn, Bobby Flay STILL isn't here." On Saturday morning I'm taking my coworker and her husband out to breakfast. They've turned out to be such a blessing.

Then came yesterday, and my boss was on a major rampage. She peppered me all afternoon with emails. "Why do you do this?" "What are you doing about that?" "How do you handle the other?" I seriously thought she was going to fire me. Getting ready to go to work this morning I was between wanting to cry and needing to throw up (and luckily didn't do either).

When I got to work this morning I found some papers on my desk. She'd made up a daily task checklist she says I'm do do every day and hand in in the evening. Okay, if she's giving me a daily checklist I guess she's not firing me. Also, her mood did a total 180 and she was cheerful and friendly again.

I have a bit of a headache tonight. Looking forward to Saturday morning and breakfast with my new friends.
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ADAPTABLE_ELLEN 3/9/2014 6:23PM

    Happy Belated Birthday! And congrats on still having a job. Hope the boss was just having a bad day.

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KATD13 3/7/2014 11:18PM

    So glad you got to celebrate your birthday with friends!
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Enjoy your weekend and put that nightmare of a boss in the back of your mind.

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SHIRLEYX 3/7/2014 10:04PM

    Hang in there. You have a great co-worker/friend and you still have the job. Happy belated birthday.

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MONETRUBY 3/7/2014 9:42PM

    At least that coworker is a lovely person, unlike your boss! Perhaps she (the boss) had taken her medication today? I hope her good mood holds out into the new week. Enjoy your men this weekend!

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AURORADAWN5 3/7/2014 9:07PM

    That co-worker sounds like a wonderful person. Enjoy breakfast tomorrow morning.
Belated Happy Birthday, by the way.

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CHEFSOPHIE 3/7/2014 12:50PM

    Sounds like you have nice weekend planned.

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LOLA_LALA 3/7/2014 11:46AM

    That co-worker of yours sounds like a caring sweetheart...but I'm sure she'd say the same about you. But that boss - !!! - Godzilla on steroids! I'm so sorry you've had to be on the receiving end of her tumultuous mood swings. It sounds like she's barely managing to hold the badly fractured pieces of her life together...! emoticon

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LIS193 3/7/2014 11:01AM

    Your co-worker sounds like a treasure!


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CATLADY52 3/7/2014 10:42AM

    What a super co-worker you have. She is defininitely a good friend. emoticon

You boss is a different story. A real flip-flopper. emoticon

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NASFKAB 3/7/2014 10:30AM

  stay well

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WALLAHALLA 3/7/2014 10:23AM

    Glad you have pleasant co-workers. Is your boss menopausal or bi-polar? Just wondering.

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MPARKER67 3/7/2014 10:02AM

    So glad your coworker is turning into a friend.

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MISSG180 3/7/2014 9:26AM

    Days like that are really stressful. Here's to a wonderful weekend!

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KRITTEN1 3/7/2014 9:12AM

    Hope you enjoy your breakfast with your friends. Have a great weekend!

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MRS_TOAD 3/7/2014 8:50AM

    I certainly hope this list calms things down at work! emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 3/7/2014 8:22AM

    Happy Birthday belatedly! Your co-worker is your angel! Your boss . . . well . . . let's put it this way . . . seems like a emoticon . Glad she turned the mood around, though.

HUGS

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PATTYKLAVER 3/7/2014 7:42AM

    I am glad you had a happy birthday. Sorry about your boss - hang in there, take it a little at a time, and kill her with kindness.

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AMARILYNH 3/7/2014 7:33AM

    emoticon Yay for such a great friend and emoticon for your boss. People with that kind of mood swings have NO BUSINESS being in management!! Keep your cool - the turn around of her mood shows it was about her, not about you!! Happy Birthday!!

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 3/7/2014 2:03AM

    I am glad that you had a nice birthday! Your boss is WEIRD! You already knew that though. Since you know how she carries on at work, try not to let it get to you when she is on one of her 'spells.'

HUGS
Pam

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SLIMMERKIWI 3/7/2014 1:08AM

    I think that your friend is a very nice, considerate, KEEPER :-)

I don't really know fully what to make of your boss. Up one minute .... down the next..... and plenty of in-between.

Kris xxx

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LINDA! 3/7/2014 12:27AM

    How nice of your friend to take you to Red Lobster. But I will say that your boss is a %$*@*

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JUNEBUG4967 3/7/2014 12:13AM

    What a wonderful birthday surprise! and it's really too bad about your boss. Has any one checked her for bi-polar?

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