Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
See Popular Blogs

Blogs by Members of Laid Off but Staying Strong

Return To the Team Laid Off but Staying Strong

Thursday's Quote
7/24/2014 1:14:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

“I've learned that it doesn't matter how your husband squeezes the toothpaste, the important thing is how he squeezes you.” ¯ H. Jackson Brown Jr....  Read more

PMAY0313

Gym, Drug Test, Anniversary
7/24/2014 11:26:31 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Made it to the gym last night and I was able to do 140 reps on most of the weight machines that I used. I did arms and legs and was able to increase t...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
7/23/2014 4:00:18 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“It’s good to be here. I’m just trying to go through life without looking stupid. It’s not working out too well. ” ¯ Brian Regan ...  Read more

PMAY0313

I GOT THE JOB!
7/23/2014 11:24:50 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So Orchard Supply Hardware called me yesterday and offered me a part-time cashier position with a tentative start date of August 5th at 9am which is t...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
7/23/2014 12:13:51 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“Anxiety's like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you very far.” ¯ Jodi Picoult ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Size Small!
7/22/2014 11:22:00 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Last night we went to Target and I got a cute navy and white stripped maxi skirt and an ivory hi-lo top with skulls on it that has hearts for their ey...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Loved The Colors!
7/21/2014 11:25:04 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So yesterday we painted a section of our wall, trim, and ceiling with the colors that we selected together and we both really like the color combo! We...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
7/20/2014 3:56:37 PM,  11 COMMENTS

“Why are there five syllables in the word “monosyllabic”?” ¯ Steven Wright ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Clean Room Makes Me Happy!
7/20/2014 11:20:51 AM,  4 COMMENTS

We started cleaning our bedroom yesterday! It's already looking sooo much better and was definitely much needed. The bf did such a great job going thr...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Great Ride and Great Memories
7/20/2014 1:18:43 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Today's ride paled in many ways to the wonderful ride back in October 2011, but there were enough parallels to bring back the memories and yet to enjo...  Read more

DDOORN

Saturday's Quote
7/20/2014 1:00:55 AM,  4 COMMENTS

OMG! I love my new cruiser style bike! It is a 7 speed but I love the more upright position. Kind of makes me wonder if my old bike was set up right....  Read more

PMAY0313

OSH
7/19/2014 11:29:56 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So the job interview yesterday with Orchard Supply Hardware went really good! They're going to be remodeling the store starting in September so they a...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Michigan: The Rest of Vacation & Some Archeology...
7/18/2014 10:58:57 PM,  19 COMMENTS

This was a most challenging week of re-entry after vacation, hence a delay in posting the "rest of the story"...! I was truly blessed with some o...  Read more

DDOORN

Friday's Quote
7/18/2014 12:30:57 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.” ¯ Steve Martin ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Job interview!
7/18/2014 11:22:14 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So yesterday afternoon I got a call from Orchard Supply Hardware and did an on the spot phone interview. I must have done well enough because the woma...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Perfect 10 Gymnast
7/17/2014 11:55:27 PM,  6 COMMENTS

youtu.be/GsrJ1jJuhjI This LSU gymnast scores perfect 10s, not just this once, repeatedly. Do you know how much coordinated muscle it takes...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Thursday's Quote
7/17/2014 7:26:34 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“I am not sure I trust you." "You can trust me with your life, My King." "But not with my wine, obviously. Give it back.” ¯ Megan Whalen Turner...  Read more

PMAY0313

Back Pain
7/17/2014 11:46:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Experiencing back pain more and more. I love how the doctors told me once I lost weight my back pain would go away... nope! The pain hasn't subsided n...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
7/16/2014 5:38:53 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“On Wednesday, when the sky is blue, and I have nothing else to do, I sometimes wonder if it's true That who is what and what is who." - Winn...  Read more

PMAY0313

Findings
7/16/2014 11:23:45 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So I went to the doctor's yesterday for my check-up and my lab results were normal, yay! They tested my thryroid, to check to see if I am diabetic, an...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Doctor Appointment
7/15/2014 12:41:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have a doctor appointment today at 11:15am because I've missed my monthly for June and well on my way to missing July as well. There's no reason for...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
7/15/2014 12:18:21 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“The two most beautiful words in the English language are 'cheque enclosed.” ¯ Dorothy Parker ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Monday's Quote
7/15/2014 1:46:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

“You think I'd cheat on you?" I demanded with all the innocent outrage I could muster. "With another guy, no. With a cheeseburger . . . in a heartbe...  Read more

PMAY0313

Cleaning, Lemon Dessert, Target, Wardrobe Shrinking!
7/14/2014 11:42:23 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So I started cleaning our bedroom yesterday! It's definitely going to take awhile to complete but by the end of Summer I'm hoping to have the room don...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
7/14/2014 12:57:42 AM,  10 COMMENTS

“Normal" is just a setting on your dryer.” ¯ Patsy Clairmont ...  Read more

PMAY0313

From Recluse to Butterfly: I Am Ready to Fly!
7/13/2014 4:08:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I always knew I had low self-esteem and often times had moments of self-loathing where I would hide under the covers and escape from the world and fro...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Saturday's Quote
7/12/2014 1:18:57 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“You don't always have to kiss a lot of frogs to recognize a prince when you find one -Henrietta Barett” ...  Read more

PMAY0313

2nd Job Interview
7/12/2014 12:27:36 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My 2nd interview went really well! I came in dressed to impress, cover letter and resume in hand, and notes about the company that I was able to work...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Friday's Quote
7/12/2014 1:46:32 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“When humor goes, there goes civilization.” ¯ Erma Bombeck ...  Read more

PMAY0313

I'm Ready!
7/11/2014 10:23:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My Target interview is today at 1pm! I got a dark teal colored top with a removable necklace, brown slacks, a white blazer with black stripes, and bla...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Rag In The Bag: Michigan Travels!
7/10/2014 6:19:25 PM,  17 COMMENTS

So in line with the shedding of the "bubble" I've been enjoying tossing a rag in the bag (pannier), hopping on my bike and reconnecting with new frien...  Read more

DDOORN

2nd Interview For Friday!
7/10/2014 11:37:53 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Target called me yesterday but I had forgotten my phone on the kitchen table as I went outside to throw away the packaging from chicken breasts that I...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

I Paid That Debt
7/10/2014 2:28:25 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Sometimes the universe gives you a swift kick in the pants. There was one tiny loose end still connecting me to my ex-husband... The bank account I op...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Interview
7/9/2014 11:32:09 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I had my phone interview with Target yesterday afternoon! The interviewer was very nice and she told me at the end of the interview that she was recom...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
7/8/2014 4:30:11 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who believe there are two kinds of people in this world and those who are smart enough to know bet...  Read more

PMAY0313

Phone Job Interview
7/8/2014 11:12:58 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Last night as I was making dinner I got a call from Target saying that they would like to do a phone interview with me! My time slot is 1:40pm today :...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
7/7/2014 12:58:07 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them...  Read more

PMAY0313

SHTF: Sh*t Hits The Fan
7/7/2014 11:44:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So we got home last night around 8PM and came back to disaster after disaster after disaster. My uncle who isn't sick took the old washer and dryer ou...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Home
7/6/2014 3:10:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We're heading home today... my uncle who isn't sick has been giving my sick uncle junk food while I've been away when he's supposed to be on low sodiu...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
7/6/2014 1:01:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

“The sun rose slowly, as if it wasn't sure it was worth all the effort.” ¯ Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Page: 1 of (20)  
1
2
3


           RSS Feed: SparkPeople Member Blogs RSS Feed