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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

My Good News!!!

So, many of you have seen that I've been struggling a lot lately, mostly due to my injuries from work.  On top of that, my work environment was toxic, my boss retaliative,  and my health was deteriorating slowly due to stress.  I'm too young to be going through all of these health problems!  Anyway, with the advice from 3 doctors, I finally found the courage to QUIT today!  I put in my 2 weeks notice.  I have a NEW job starting next month, where I'll be a lot happier,  be making more money, will use my degree, and will give me time to do what I love to do -- my art.  Thank the Lord!  I've been praying for something to happen for the longest time.  The extra good news?  I've been out of work for about a week and a half now due to Christmas break and I've been healing rapidly.  It's amazing how much my body heals without the added stress.

With all of that said, here's a new Christmas project!

Here's a gift certificate holder I made for my in-laws.  They live in another state, so the hubs and I like to find a cool new restaurant close to them via Yelp.com and purchase a gift certificate over the phone for them.  We found a nice Italian place this time and I packaged it up so I could mail it to them. :)  Everything is SU!

I love love love LOVE my blogging friends! Thank you so much for supporting me and giving me so many loving comments while I've been healing.  You guys definitely gave me the strength I so desperately needed! More good news coming in January! :D

11 comments:

Maribel said...

Oh no! Nothing is worse than working in a toxic environment! I'm so happy for you on your new job. Good for you! You will be much happier now and you will feel like a new woman:)
Merry Christmas!!

Sandy said...

Congrats on the new job Cely! It is good to hear that you are mending...
Nothing worse than being in an environment that isn't healthy.
Onward & upward, I say! A new job, more $$ in your jeans, the holiday season & happy happy times!
Happy Holidays!

Sandy

Creations by Shirl said...

Congrats on your new job, hope that back heals back to 100% sooner..... love that gift certificate holder.....
Take care - and many huggies to you~

Pat N. said...

Wow, it's amazing what stress can do to a person, isn't it. Congratulations on your new job; sounds like a good move for you. Take care, and have a happy holiday!--Pat N.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Congrats on your wonderful news! You should not have to deal with so much stress at work! I pray that your new job is just wonderful for you!
Super sweet project!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Trina said...

Glad to hear you are feeling better. And congrats on finding the strength to make the decision for a better life.

DIANA L. said...

Yeahhhhhhhhh! That is good news the healing part is the best. Looking forward to hearing more about the wonderful job.

DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/

Dena said...

What a great way to start the new year! Congrats on the new job, Cely! I'm sure your in-laws will love the gc and the pretty holder you made.

Aloha,
Dena Jones
http://missdjones.blogspot.com/

Amy said...

Congrats on the new job!!! Good for you- I'm sure that you will feel less stressed very soon!!! Very cute money holder too! :)Amy

Georgiana said...

Glad to hear a happy ending. : )

Hope you have a Merry Christmas,
Georgiana
Carson's Creations

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Good for you on leaving a stressful job. Congrats on new job. I quit the corporate world (was a Computer Software Project Manager, miss the people but not the stress of the job) when my daughter started 1st grade so I would not have to daycare (she had been in daycare from 2 mths thru Kindergarten). Then I took a job with Hallmark which I liked until the new owner & mgr were so unappreciative of my work and I was only paid minimum wage. So after working at that Hallmark for 10+ yrs I quit end of Jun this yr. I now work for JoAnns as a contractor teaching crochet.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

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