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Sleep Struggles
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      5 comments

Lately, I've been having weird dreams and waking up about 3:00 in the morning. I start out with such gusto and run out of steam so quickly. I wish there was a magic way to get a good night's sleep on a consistent basis and be able to make it t... Read more
What's a Schedule?
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      1 comments

I have been trying to set s schedule for myself for the last month. I still don't feel that I have one. The short job stint didn't help any. Some nights I don't sleep long at all and get a lot done in the morning. These are the days that I r... Read more
Funeral Today
Monday, March 14, 2011      4 comments

I'm going to a funeral today of a guy I went to school with. He had gained so much weight that he decided to have one of the stomach operations (I'm not sure which one) that helps you lose weight. He then got so thin that anorexia set in. Eve... Read more
Restful Weekend
Sunday, March 13, 2011      2 comments

I had a very much need restful weekend. I didn't do much of anything yesterday morning. I went out with my family to dinner to celebrate my brother-in-law's 60th birthday last night and had a wonderful time. I actually got almost 10 hours of ... Read more
Job Hunting
Saturday, March 12, 2011      6 comments

There is a special department of the Michigan Employment Office that helps people with disabilities find jobs called Michigan Rehabilitation Services. I have signed up and am using their resources because of the fact that I have rods in my back... Read more
Plugging Away
Thursday, March 10, 2011      4 comments

I'm trying to become more positive by being more proactive about what I am doing with my life each day. I'm keeping up with my exercising and cardio. I'm journaling and going over my past entries. I am applying for at least 4 or 5 jobs each d... Read more
Struggling to Stay Positive
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      3 comments

I've called all the employment agencies that I'm registered with. I've gone on websites and filled out applications. I will continue to do this every day. But I woke up this morning feeling the dread of running out of money very quickly. (It... Read more
Jobless Again
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      9 comments

I got a phone call this morning from the employment agency. The company I was working for has "caught up with their work and have ended the contract with me". I knew the job wasn't right for me. I knew the girl I worked under didn't really ca... Read more
New Week - New Beginning
Monday, March 07, 2011      6 comments

I had a relaxing weekend. I got to spend a bit of time with family and friends. This always seems to calm me down. I can then adjust my attitude a little and start fresh on Monday with high hopes of staying positive and motivated. I know thi... Read more
Michigan Weather
Sunday, March 06, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday, I woke up to fairly mild temperature and rain. As the day progressed, it got colder and went from rain to sleet to about 2" of snow. I was really tired all day. This morning, I woke up to sunshine and slushy roads. By the time... Read more
Weekends are So Very Needed
Saturday, March 05, 2011      3 comments

I feel so much better mentally and physically on the weekends. This tells me that I am allowing too much stress to come into my life during the week. I'm not dealing with this stress correctly because I feel it WAY too much. Time to go over m... Read more
Overslept to start my Day
Friday, March 04, 2011      3 comments

I overslept this morning. It rained/sleeted just before I left for work and left icy patches on the roads everywhere. Trying to avoid an accident, I started sliding and ended up heading toward a parking lot where a mail box knocked out a small... Read more
Still Hunting An Attitude Adjustment
Thursday, March 03, 2011      2 comments

I did catch up a little on my sleep last night, which has helped my attitude a little bit. But I'm still in a bit of a funk that I can't seem to shake yet. I'm hoping that by staying busy and accomplishing some things that I need to do today w... Read more
Decisions to be Made
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      4 comments

I realized today that this job is not the best suited to me. I am doing one thing over and over for 8 hours a day. The girls in the office don't talk to me I'm not getting enough money or hours. And my ADD will kick in now and again because i... Read more
Part-Time Work is More Like Full Time
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      6 comments

I'm not used to this part-time job yet. For one thing, my schedule keeps changing. That makes it hard to plan the rest of my time. For another thing, what I do is really boring. It just seems to suck my energy right out of me. My mind feels... Read more

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