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Comfort level again! Yippee!
Monday, October 15, 2007      3 comments

The transition has passed, the anxiety disappeared. I am finally feeling like myself again and actually am beginning to like my new job. I feel as if a weight has been lifted - too bad it is not in pounds! Smile! ... Read more
I have no title today
Friday, September 28, 2007      0 comments

Hi to the world. I am easing into my new job. I still don't love it, but it's growing on me. My sister Laurie is who I am thinking of today. She is a beautiful spirit. Her goodness and kindness radiates for all to see. She is a jewel. T... Read more
Take a deep breath!
Friday, September 14, 2007      1 comments

Okay, I am breathing, trying to adjust. I actually increased my exercise and cut back a bit on food intake, so I thought everything was going well. Until today - I pulled a muscle in my right leg - a charley horse they call it! Aye, yaye, yay... Read more
Can you say "out of my comfort zone"?
Saturday, September 08, 2007      1 comments

Oh my God! This new job is WAY out of my comfort zone and I feel as if I am treading water and can't wait for someone to throw me an inner tube! Yikes! There is NO structure and for someone (me) who has worked for 30 years in environments whe... Read more
I am thankful
Wednesday, August 15, 2007      0 comments

So much gratitude these days for family, friends, a new job, sun rises, sunsets, mountain views. I am sending out prayers to all my family members who are going through changes. May your lives stabilize and settle down soon. ... Read more
Friday, August 03, 2007      0 comments

I am greatful for Sparkpeople, for the beautiful sunrise, for a meaning ful job, for a wonderful home, for family, for friends, church, everything that brings joy, music, the internet for communication, for Sedona for the red rocks and spiritual... Read more
transition, an art
Thursday, August 02, 2007      0 comments

Two jobs to end, a new beginning, life is good. I am taking lots of deep breaths. I can't wait to begin training for my new job and meet the people I will work with. I love my new manager already! A bonus today from the company I am lea... Read more
I will miss this place.
Saturday, July 28, 2007      2 comments

I am feeling nostalgic already and we haven't even worked our last day here at ValueOptions. I really have grown to love this social work job, the clinicians, even most of the callers. New horizons are upon me. I know life will move forwar... Read more
Wow! Spark is expanding the blog entries to include pictures!
Monday, July 16, 2007      2 comments

This is night number three of 9p-7a at my social work job and I LOVE it! I hope I can get a hospital job with an overnight shift. Resumes have been sent and applications submitted. This has to be my week for interviews and finding a job! I c... Read more
The importance of not being too grown up...
Sunday, July 08, 2007      1 comments

I loved this reflection for today. It suggested having a tea party or a puppet show. I have many puppets and used them extensively when I counseled children. Children are such a wonder to me. They are a blank slate until adults put restricti... Read more
I started the day with positive thinking...
Tuesday, July 03, 2007      0 comments

I listened to my taped sermon from Joel Osteen about being a Victor instead of a Victim. I listened to a motivational cd on the way to the dentist - now that should be mandatory (smile). And I had great advice for a friend, advice I should tak... Read more
The search continues...
Wednesday, June 27, 2007      1 comments

More job applications and more resumes being sent out. Sometimes I feel as if I am in a whirlwind of mystery. I have thought about hospital social work which is a big step for me. Right now however, I have gotten rejected by the lack of hospi... Read more
A new day, a new attitude
Thursday, June 21, 2007      3 comments

It was a little stressful in the office today. Everyone is worried about finding jobs and apparently, the company that got the contract is NOT going to take my work group. This is disappointing from the stand point that the work had flexible h... Read more
Limbo, change, mystery
Friday, June 15, 2007      2 comments

Those are the three words that best describe my life right now. On 6/12/07, an email was sent to all of us at my social work job, telling us that our company did not get the contract renewed and our jobs would be ending 9/1/07. I am not panick... Read more
June is here!
Wednesday, June 06, 2007      1 comments

Well, I have come to the conclusion that my travel agency job is going to be short lived. I need to keep it until January for the health benefits but after that, I think I will try to find a contract position as a social worker and maintain my ... Read more

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