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November 30
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      5 comments

Well, a miracle happened! I actually got a phone call to go in for a job interview!!! It's downtown - NOT what I wanted - but at this point, I can't afford to be picky. So, we shall see. Some kind of management job - honestly, I've applied f... Read more
November 26
Saturday, November 27, 2010      4 comments

I survived Black Friday. They put me on the Express Lane - which I hate. Oddly enough, I didn't stop for almost three solid hours. Then...it died down so much they let me go home almost an hour early. Couldn't believe people had camped... Read more
Thanksgiving Day - Nov. 25
Thursday, November 25, 2010      6 comments

Managed to drop 5 pounds this month, even though I started at 216, went to 218 but ended at 213.8. Not the 199 I had originally planned but at least it's not a gain. Guess walking those dogs almost everyday - even if only for 20 minutes at a t... Read more
November 23
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      3 comments

Well, I did it. I contacted my State and Federal Senators and Congressmen/women to let them know about TWC putting me on the ridiculous amount of $60 a week and all the repercussions it is causing. I also mentioned some policy here in Texas th... Read more
November 22
Monday, November 22, 2010      6 comments

Bummer. Apparently, my scale is protesting. It's a digital and it looks like the Biggest Loser scale - roaming around all the numbers then....it fades out completely. I tried new batteries but that didn't solve the problem. So, until I... Read more
November 19
Friday, November 19, 2010      3 comments

Oh, wow! I cannot believe my Oregon Scientific pedometer is still working after going through the washer and dryer! ... Read more
November 17 - Bad news...and good news
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      5 comments

The bad news is... ...I found out that I have NOT been awarded the original amount of my initial unemployment benefits but it is staying at $60 a week. So I got a whopping $54 today because the other weeks, I earned too much money when I wo... Read more
November 16
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      5 comments

Finished the garage Sunday and my son and I are T-I-R-E-D!!! It wasn't till later that night that I realized my hands were sore. EVERYTHING was taken out and my son scrubbed the floor while I proceeded to go through the boxes and bins of... Read more
November 14
Sunday, November 14, 2010      5 comments

Knock me over with a feather! I'm not even on the schedule to work "Black Friday". I do work the following day but that's it for that week. Weird since they have been telling everyone that EVERYONE HAD to work Black Friday. ... Read more
November 10
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      7 comments

Have been MAKING myself walk the dogs every night, but, unfortunately, it is seldom for more than fifteen minutes before my back and ankles start to hurt. I come home and rest for about half an hour, then take the other two out. I think wh... Read more
November 9
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      5 comments

Found out I HAVE to work the Friday after Thanksgiving even though I am not available for Fridays. Apparently NO ONE is allowed that day off! I avoid the stores after Thanksgiving like the plague! Now, I have to work from 4 am to about 1 pm. ... Read more
November 4
Thursday, November 04, 2010      1 comments

Well, got everything done on my list except taking papers to JPS. Will probably do that either Friday or next Monday because I don't know if I will have to wait a couple of hours to be seen and I am expecting a call from TWC to clear up some is... Read more
Nov. 2 - Election Day
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday was SOOOOOO hectic, I was barely on here. I sat four hours at the food stamp place JUST to get my Award letter that I need when I go to the county for assistance. (Good thing I took a book to read!) Since Sunday was Halloween, m... Read more
October 30
Saturday, October 30, 2010      7 comments

Lot went on this week. I got approved for county help with utilities. Received food stamps. And TWC is reverting back to my original amount of unemployment!!! They threw out the $60 a week and are going to continue giving me the am... Read more
October 23
Saturday, October 23, 2010      2 comments

Was able to get my food stamps the other day and have applied for assistance with utilities. Have a couple of options on the utilities and I will check them all out. I also discovered WHY my unemployment was decreased so drastically. Bo... Read more

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