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A Fresh Start instigated by my ex-employer

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Wow, I really have been putting off writing this blog.

On Dec 29, I was told that my job had ended, that I was unable to do the job adequately to keep it. I thought I was ready for it. I had been trying since I was diagnosed with ADD to get the right meds and some coping mechanisms. They only gave me 7 weeks and it wasn't enough. I really thought they'd give me more time; that the fact that they now need to interview, hire and train someone would be a chancy enough process that it would be worth it to give me more time. But it was not to be. I went in today and collected my stuff.

So that door has closed and it's time to open some others!

My birthday is coming up on the 27th, so I've decided that I'll spend this month in a brainstorming process. I have invited some friends to help me and it will culminate in an afternoon of brainstorming followed by dinner on the 29th.

I'm very excited. I am aiming to come out of this with some short term goals of how I'll make a living in the next year or two. Also, I'll have some longer term goals that I'll be able to work on and slowly transition to doing more things that are both profitable and enjoyable for me.

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  • no profile photo MARIE3333
    Try to take the time to get things together for your new job that you will get try to be busy so you don;t get depress we all get that sometime in are lives
    best wishes to you and good luck with the brainstorming for the new job. emoticon
    3496 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/18/2011 8:33:05 AM
  • GRAYCATBIRD
    I wish you happiness and fulfillment on your new path! About 20 years ago when I wanted to change careers, I had a brainstorming session with friends, and it was really helpful. What came out of it wasn't what I ended up doing, but it led me to go back to school, which led to what I'm now very happily doing.
    3496 days ago
  • MEOWMAMA3
    You have the right attitude to deal with this and I wish you great success! Glad you have supports in your immediate circle to get you through. Let me know if I can be of any help (and I mean that!). You know God has a reason for all of this and he will see you through. May you find just what you need behind some of those new doors! Take care Pesha! hugs, Kim emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3505 days ago
  • BHSUZYCUE
    I hope that the brainstorming is very productive and that you will find something to do that will pay the bills and make you happy at the same time. emoticon
    3508 days ago
  • MARCHEM
    Good luck. If you need any help with the brainstorming, let us know. I'm glad you're looking at this as an opportunity!
    3508 days ago
  • ARIANERA
    emoticon I hope your brainstorming with your friends is productive. Good luck creating your new livelihood. We are going through something similar as my DH started his new job as a freelance writer this week.

    Ari
    3508 days ago
  • ROBBBIE53
    Good luck Pesha, my dh lost his job on Jan 3rd. We are brainstorming trying to figure out how to pay the bills. It sounds like you have a great attitude and some good ideas about what you want to accomplish.
    3508 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2872875
    Wishing you all the best this year, Pesha! emoticon Good luck with brainstorming.
    3508 days ago
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