Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Thank goodness for health care reform

I'm not trying to be sarcastic, or at least not very sarcastic, but health care reform came at a time when I might have actually needed it.

I got fired, folks. Yup. Canned, given the ax, 86'd. I'm not angry with the company, the situation wasn't a good one for them, and in the end it was easier to just terminate me than wait for something else to happen.

I am appealing the termination, but only because I want my dying act there to be one of passion, because I LOVED MY JOB. End of story. I wanted nothing more than to stay there for as long as possible, but perhaps this was destiny's way of kicking me into non-submission. I would stay in a job if I loved it, and likely would never have to learn or grow beyond that industry. Now I'm being forced to, and maybe that will be better for me in the long run.

What do I plan to do with all this new free time, one might ask? I have busted my buns getting resumes out fast, and trying to organize a cluttered house, as well as a cluttered mind.

The kids will stay in day care for the next couple weeks, as they are paid for, and will drop down to just 2 days a week until I get something figured out. I guess it's not unreal to look into financial aid and see if going back to school, or getting certified in something like medical transcription, is an option in case getting a job takes longer than I think it will.

I appreciate anyone sending some positive, good luck feelings my way. I'm very positive right now, but there are moments of panic, and maybe a little relief all rolling through at different times.

On the bright side a friend of mine is having her twin girls within the next 24-72 hours, and I can't wait to meet them. This gives me the opportunity to spend a little more time slowing down and catching my breath.

I've been going to the gym, and this has also led to some really positive changes that I'm excited to continue. I am glad I spent some of my work bonus money on another set of sessions with my trainer, Kelly, because he has kept me focused on staying on track with my fitness regime. I'm feeling better, I am craving the gym over beer (crazy) and I'm loving it.

So positive things will come my way. I'm blessed to have good health, along with the health of my children, husband, family and friends, and I have so much to be thankful for.

Hopefully I'll start getting on here more, this might have to be my main source of income and I'm leaving my readers very bored. Sorry, guys, I'll try to do better.