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So just a quick update on things:
1.Disability application has been submitted – we’re waiting on SSI to call and schedule my husband’s appointment with their doctor.
2. We have received the funds from Wells Fargo,  – we lost both electric and water last week and an angel paid those bills for us – I’ve paid our angel back and sent a payment to Silver’s finance company.
3. Tomorrow I am going to go and get her inspected and re-registered.  Then I’ll need to call the court in the county where I got my ticket and see what the next steps are to clear the ticket.
4. The Non-profit will get their gap funds tomorrow and then they’ll move forward with closing.
5. We’re still waiting on DSS to let us know about Medicaid for Jimmy and I – seems his legs aren’t getting better, and in fact he’s having similar pain issues like he did when a blood vessel burst all those years ago – and now my jaw on lower right side is aching like there’s no tomorrow – when I had my tooth out on Veteran’s day the dentist wanted to root canal two teeth on that side and I said no as I couldn’t afford it…ugh…
6. Have an afghan ready for delivery and for final payment to be made. Isn’t it pretty?!?!?
7. I have another Dobby order..coming on the back-end of an order for two together!
8.  I have also been offered full-time work with the retail store I have been working for lately! I start 7/3 in another department!! YAY!!!
Things are moving forward albeit slowly.

Good Wednesday Afternoon All!

WOW Been a Busy Week for Sure! We’ve had some changes happening here.

1st I was let go from the project outage – hours being cut, so naturally I was an easy choice.

2nd I was placed on a new temp job paying $12.00/hr. – a LOT less than what I was making at the outage.

Just thankful we have the refund to help us some.

So here’s our breakdown for this week

$34.22 – Music & Arts

$19.99 – Gold’s Gym Membership

$8.55 – Netflix.com

Total Bills: $62.76

$7.46 – Hobby Lobby

$7.08 – Ship & Mail Plus

$11.04 – Wal-Mart

Total for Etsy Order #2: $14.54 + $11.04, Addt’l Yarn = $25.58 with a $22.00 Deposit for Order Rec’d 03.15.16

$11.07 – Food Lion

$9.04 – Everybody’s IGA

$5.26 – Everybody’s IGA

$23.71 – Harris Teeter

$167.72 – Wal-Mart

Total Groceries: $216.80

$11.11 – Target, Prescription + Misc.

$11.77 – Once Upon a Child – Kid Clothes

$33.54 – Once Upon a Child – Kid Cothes

$53.17 – Wal-Mart, Misc.

$24.85 – Murphy’s Oil, Gas

$6.17 – Tommy’, Cigs. for Hubby

$49.22 – Clothes Mentor, L – Work Clothes

$17.80 – Sunrise Express, Laundry

$5.00 – Dr. Robbie Adams, Co-Pay

$208.57 -NC Courts, Speeding Ticket

$2.00 – Parking Downtown

$10.00 – Nintendo Digital, Game for Kids

$343.00 – Hertz Rental Car (see below)

Total Misc.: $776.20

$4.82 – PCJ, Coffee

$7.00 – Impact Nutrition

$10.86 – Kilwin’s Ice Cream

$12.14 – Kilwin’s Ice Cream

$28.00 – Papa John’s

$9.04 – PCJ, Coffee

$7.00 – Impact Nutrition

Total Dining Out: $78.86

Ok so in the middle of the week we also received our State Tax Refund, $105.00, so that’s been added back into our budget.

Explanation for Hertz – I was involved in another wreck this morning – this time it was 100% my fault – filed the claim with the insurance and picked up a rental car at their rate so we can still get to work, the gym, scouts and the grocery store.  The cost listed is a $200.00 deposit hold on top of my cost – which for a week is $120.00 + taxes/fees, not terrible in truth.  Final amount will be determined once the repairs are done on Silver.

Anyhew, that’s about it from us this week! One more large bill due, the taxes on Silver so we can get the tags renewed.  That’ll be next week’s payout, think I’ve spent enough this week.

 

 

So here we are, roughly 21-Days until Unemployment begins.

Motivation is seriously waning…I have no desire to actually do my job…and the very idea of training my replacement next week is making me sick.

I’d rather be at home working on any one of the numerous crochet projects I have going on right now than sitting here counting down the minutes until I am unemployed.

It doesn’t help that my co-workers are treating me like some Plague infested Pariah…they won’t talk to me, make eye contact, or even acknowledge I am here unless we cross paths in the hallway…I send them emails and they are ignored…I try to ask questions and I get no response…talk about un-professional.

Can I just duck behind a wall and hide?

Right now I’ve applied to roughly 1-2 jobs a day, I am being very picky about what kinds of jobs I am applying for, finding most of the jobs with either the State or County…you know those jobs you apply for and they go into a database and you never really hear from anyone, yet somehow people get hired…yeah those jobs…not sure who I have to screw or know to get a job in this town, but it’s going to be a very long road to re-employment.

Emotionally I am all over the map, I get excited about going home at night, getting my coffee on board, getting dinner and either parking my butt in my chair with a crochet project or heading to the gym…sad right? Once upon a time I actually liked my job and would be happy to come to work…not anymore, oh gee I wonder why!

Anyhew, that’s where I am with that…my Etsy shop is not overly busy, but I am getting continuous orders through Facebook from friends and family, right now I am working on a baby blanket/hat/surprise for a friend’s upcoming grand baby, and then another friend has ordered two stuffed animals, an Elephant and a Panda Bear.  All the while I have been working on a Crochet-A-Long of Christmas squares with the girls in the Repeat-Crafter-Me Facebook Group.

So If You want to Get Your Own Crochet Creation, Come See me at my Shop! Get ahead of the Christmas Crowds!

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