Well, today marks 3 weeks since losing my job. I have been on a couple of interviews and have not received an offer yet. To be honest, I have had difficulty keeping myself from slipping into that zone. You know the one I am talking about. The one that you want to just stay in your pajamas, pull out the ice cream, and curl into a ball and never move.
Luckily, I have not fallen into that hole and I don't plan on it. Don't get me wrong, I have had a couple of days where I just feel hopeless. I even had one day where I just spent the entire day crying and rotating the same thoughts through my head. How am I going to cover rent? How am I going to pay the car insurance, car payment, phone, internet, buy food, wash clothes, put gas in the car, and the list goes on and on and on... Well, I think you get the point.
I haven't been eating the best, but I have really tried to stay focused and aware of what I am eating. Initially, I gained back some of the weight I have recently lost. I am happy to say that as of yesterday's weigh in, I have lost the initial weight I gained.
Through it all, I have managed to somehow stay somewhat focused and make a gameplan. I am well rested today and somehow I am at peace that it will all work out. In the meantime, I am going to utilize the tools that are available to me to do what I need to do.
1~ 30 minutes a day meditating and re-connecting with God through Jesus
2~ 30 minutes a day reading- books are awesome food for the soul
3~ 3 hours a day submitting resumes and completing applications/following up on employment prospects
4~ 10 minute walk daily
5~ complete one cleaning project a day (yesterday it was the kitchen, today it is my bathroom.)
6~ Adjust steps 1-5 as needed for interviews and family time. Family comes first
Hope you all are having a happy, healthy, and blessed day!