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2/26/15
Thursday, February 26, 2015      12 comments

Boy my job took me to new heights today. I found out where the network cabinets are. They are on a level the equivalent to the 5th story of the building. And how do you get there? Up a lot of steps! Today I hit 14,899 steps on the pedometer... Read more
2/25/15
Wednesday, February 25, 2015      8 comments

Had another good day! The new job is exhausting, but it feels good to be using my brain more than I had been. Next week I go to 2nd shift, so will be interesting. This could be a perm job before too long. Will have to wait and see. So far t... Read more
2/23/15
Monday, February 23, 2015      12 comments

Well day one is completed. This job is a very physical one. 13945 steps on my pedometer! My knees hurt but held up. Iced them up when I got home. I was really amazed to see that this is an older team. I don't think there is anyone under 50... Read more
2/2215
Sunday, February 22, 2015      7 comments

Last night we had some friends over for dinner and dominoes. It was the first time we have had company in over two years. It hit me that we stopped entertaining because of my weight and the way I felt. It was nice that i felt comfortable enou... Read more
2/20/15
Friday, February 20, 2015      10 comments

Well, thank the good Lord, I start my new job officially on Monday at 8:30 a.m. I am so stoked. Spent and hour and a half at the dentist having a new crown put on and having another tooth, that I must have ground out in my sleep, prepared. I ... Read more
2/19/15
Thursday, February 19, 2015      8 comments

Well, I am still a little in limbo. I found out the problem with the drug test, the collection agency forgot to initial a spot on the envelop and the lab cancelled it due to improper procedure, and notified GM however they forgot to notify my c... Read more
2/17/15
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      11 comments

Met up with my priest friend today, and unloaded on him about how messed up my life has been lately. He let me vent, and complain, and whine, and then asked if I was ready for confession! I did go, but really didn't intend to, but guess I will... Read more
2/15/15
Sunday, February 15, 2015      11 comments

Started today with a great Mass. I cantored this morning, and sang two new songs today, that spoke to me about being thankful for the many blessings the Good Lord gives us. It was bitterly cold this morning as the next two days are to be. Plu... Read more
2/14/15
Saturday, February 14, 2015      7 comments

Happy Valentine's Day. Hope you have pampered your valentine today and have been pampered back. I was. My day started after sleeping for over 10 hours! I haven't had more than 5 hours sleep in the last two weeks! I guess the contentment fr... Read more
2/13/15
Friday, February 13, 2015      3 comments

This was a busy day. I worried myself silly last night about the new job, and ended up getting about 2 hours of sleep! Then today we had our Heat up St. Louis promotion at Hardees and I stood outside for 2 hours collecting donations. I think... Read more
2/12/15
Thursday, February 12, 2015      8 comments

Well at last all paperwork is completed. Have a 2 hours telephone meeting to on-board with GM tomorrow morning and hopefully I will get the start date confirmed. I don't know if the background checks are completed or not. But I would like to ... Read more
2/11/15
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      9 comments

Boy oh boy am I being tested. But I am not going to fold. I am hitting roadblocks but I am going to bust through them one by one. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger they say. I just don't understand the work ethics of people today. I ... Read more
2/10/15
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      9 comments

Great report from doctor, down now to one blood pressure pill! That was 5 b/p pills one year ago. What a feeling that is! He was pleased that the weight is still going down, and everything was a good check today. Good thing I went before I h... Read more
2/9/15
Monday, February 09, 2015      6 comments

Dealing with pre-employment papers for a company in a different city than you work in is quite challenging. Had to download and sign and then scan and then email. And drug test was done by cutting my hair. Always had to pee in the past. Only... Read more
2/9/15
Monday, February 09, 2015      1 comments

Dealing with pre-employment papers for a company in a different city than you work in is quite challenging. Had to download and sign and then scan and then email. And drug test was done by cutting my hair. Always had to pee in the past. Only... Read more

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