Hello all you DG worshipers....yep, I'm talking to you Phats! XD
If anyone, besides Phats, still follows me, here's an update:
So, lots has changed, yet stayed the same for me. First off, I was laid-off from that "wonderful" job with which I had been just SO in love in August of 2010. It was a shock to me but after the initial shock had passed, I was quite ok with it. The feeling of "Oh gosh, do I really have to get up and go to that place to work again today?!?!" was gone. I had signed up for unemployment, which wasn't much, but kept my bills in good standing. Then, I started polishing up the old resume and putting a portfolio together.
My mom was getting a bit irritated with me by not "pounding the pavement" to find a new job. I tried to explain to her that you don't really do that these days to find a job. She learned that pretty quickly when I got an interview for a job....in Florida! I had a phone interview and then a Skype interview the next day. After a couple weeks, I got a call and was offered the job! I was ecstatic! An adventure lay in front of me and I jumped at the chance to start it.
So, I'm now living in the Sunshine State and LOVING it! No more gray, Ohio winters to struggle through. This is my second winter here and I can honestly say that they have been the best ones of my adult life. No feeling of dread coming over me at the thought of facing a season, or two or three, of gray days. There have been some cool days down here, don't get me wrong, but the sunshine makes ALL the difference in the world!
The hardest part, though, has been being so far away from my friends and family. Especially now that I am a Godmother to two wonderful girls. My friends Jennifer and Skii have bestowed upon me the great honor of being a spiritual guide for their daughters, Katie and Abby. I just hope I can live up to that honor.
The biggest change for me has been realizing that it's official and I am on my own. It took me waaaaaaaaay too long to get here, which may be a regret of mine, but somehow have to turn it into something positive.
Anyway, just thought I'd share with you what's happened since last I really updated. Not that many read this any longer, but hopefully one or two of my blog buddies still check in on my every now and then. And who knows? I might just come back to this blogging thing to put down what's swirling around in my head. Everyone needs an outlet, right?
So, be good to each other and I'll catch you later!