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My To-Do List Keeps Growing

Friday, January 28, 2011      3 comments

I've been off work since Sunday night. I have a list of to-do projects written down in my notebook. It seems like for every one that I cross off, there are three more that get written down. Either I'm taking advantage of having the time off a... Read more

Trying to Keep My Spirits Up

Thursday, January 27, 2011      3 comments

I know it's only the first week of unemployment, but I find I'm trying to work hard at keeping my spirits up. I am trying to stay busy and I'm following every lead that someone gives me. I am realistic in knowing that it takes time to find a j... Read more

Sagging Spirits

Wednesday, January 26, 2011      2 comments

Despite my good report at the doctor's yesterday (I lost 2 more pounds!), I feel myself getting a little discouraged. I know I've been seriously looking for a job for only two weeks now, but I haven't gotten one interview out of all the applica... Read more

Helping Myself by Helping My Niece

Tuesday, January 25, 2011      3 comments

I have a 15-year-old niece who is having confidence and slight medical problems because of her age. I am starting to show her the ropes of living right through the use of Spark People. Hopefully, not only will she show improvements in her life... Read more

Time to Re-adjust Schedule Again

Monday, January 24, 2011      3 comments

I get to re-create a schedule today. My long-term job ended a week ago, causing the first change in my schedule. Then I worked the NAIAS last week, and that REALLY changed my schedule. Lots of long hours made me not want to do much when I got... Read more

Time to Re-adjust Schedule Again

Monday, January 24, 2011      0 comments

I get to re-create a schedule today. My long-term job ended a week ago, causing the first change in my schedule. Then I worked the NAIAS last week, and that REALLY changed my schedule. Lots of long hours made me not want to do much when I got... Read more

Jobless Again

Sunday, January 23, 2011      7 comments

I finished my stint at the Auto Show. It was definitely a tiring job with long hours. But I did enjoy it. Now to start getting back to the grind of looking for work. It does have me a little nervous, but I'll be doing my best every day.... Read more

Yucky Day

Friday, January 21, 2011      2 comments

I woke up late for work, forgot to allow for workday traffic and was a dollar short in my bank when I was done. I'm all wound up and need to get to bed to start all over tomorrow. Only two more days: I can do it!... Read more

I'm Off Schedule

Thursday, January 20, 2011      2 comments

Because of my work situation so drastically changing, my schedule is all off. So, in turn, I am feeling a little off. I can't wait until Monday so I can set my schedule straight. I'm hoping by getting back on schedule, I will be able to add a... Read more

What Week Off?

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      3 comments

I had such high hopes of accomplishing so much of my to-do list this first week of not having a job. It doesn't seem to be working yet. I've scratched off a couple things, but added more than I have scratched off. Why is that?... Read more

A Day Off!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      4 comments

I have my first day off in 9 days. I was able to sleep in a little more than I have been (but that's not saying much!). Now to catch up on some of the things I have been putting off. I have one doctor appointment today. I've done some laundr... Read more

Long and Busy Day

Monday, January 17, 2011      1 comments

Today was my third day in a row working at the North American International Auto Show. The first two days were rather slow, and I expected it to be the same today. Boy, was I wrong! We were busy from the very beginning and it didn't really le... Read more

Tired and Sore

Sunday, January 16, 2011      3 comments

Well, this was my 7th day of work - the last two days being very long. My muscles are all tense for some reason and I can't wait to go to bed. Just have to do dishes and wait for the laundry to finish.... Read more

My Negative Self-Talk is Kicking In

Friday, January 14, 2011      7 comments

I have a tendency to have negetive self-talk. With this being the last day of my temporary job, I realized this morning that I have fallen back into that habit. I have been trying to network and applying to many jobs posted on line. But I kno... Read more

Job-Hunting

Thursday, January 13, 2011      5 comments

Job hunting is a full time job. It's so hard to not get discouraged when you don't even get an interview.... Read more


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