I am now unemployed...

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Maybe some of you know already, but I lost my job. My boss called me in his office Monday afternoon to tell me they had to cut me and two other people. We were a team of 12, so those are quite drastic cuts. It has nothing to do with me, or the quality of my work, it's just how it is.

I got really emotional, because I loved my job, but espacially the team. It was all guys except for me, and I love working with men, because there is so much less drama!

I packed my stuff, said goodbye to everyone, and left. Don't worry, they are still paying me 4 weeks, + my vacations until this point in the year (so almost 2 weeks) plus the overtime I had accumulated (another week). And if I still don't find work, I'll have governement support.

I've never been let go before, so it was hard. But I see it as an opportunity to see what I really want to do. Do I want to go back to school? Where do I really want to work? Etc.

Monday afternoon, I wanted to eat all the food, and I remember thinking: People will understand, no one will judge me. But I was wrong: I would have judge myself quite harshly. So I didn't do it.
Instead I made a nice dinner, that I ate with my sister.

My family is soooo important to me. They are so supportive and loving. I don't have that many friends, because my sisters are my best friends. It sounds cliche, but it's true!
I used to work with my dad (he fortunately wasn't cut), so it's hard no to see him everyday, but I'll get use to it.

I really wish everybody could have a family like mine, but I know it's precious and rare. Through my weightloss journey and other hard situation, they've support me unconditionnaly. And I know I can count on them to cheer me up when I will be discourage if I don't find a new job quickly.

And I guess not binging because I was depressed paid off, because I lost 4 pounds this week! So, YEAH!

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    Wishing you good luck on finding a new job soon. That's great that you didn't turn to eating and were paid off with that great weight loss. I love that you are looking at the positive things in your life.
    2163 days ago
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    I'm sorry to hear about your job! I hope you find something you love to do soon! Congrats on the loss!!
    2163 days ago
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    great!!!! try to keep a positive attitude, that always helps when seeking life goals
    2163 days ago
    Sorry to hear about the loss of your job. Hang in there and best wishes.
    2163 days ago
    I'm so sorry you lost your job and I hope you find another one real soon. Congratulations on not binging I would have headed straight for the nearest drive thru window. It's great you have a supportive family you can lean on. I wish you all the best.

    2163 days ago

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