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Took the BIG Step
Anon_11642 posted:
Just wanted you to know that I decided to face my fears - I dressed up and went to our local hospital and asked for Human Resources - they sent me to the CEO - I told her that I am retired but feeling like I would like to work one day a week. She asked about what I have done - which is a lot during my lifetime - anyway she asked if I would like switchboard or scanning records or whatever and told her whatever they had for me to do - only thing I wanted day hours.

Anyway, she said there is a need - she gave me an application and will fill it out and return it to her in a couple of days.

Just doing that made me feel SO good - just wanted to let you know I am trying not to let anxiety get in the way of my having a fuller life. I was just honest with her - told her something like a "Girl Friday" - job - and this one day a week didn't seem to bother her.

Anyway, thanks for supporting me and telling me what I need to do - face your FEARS.

Anyway, thanks again for the encouragement - I'll let you know what happens - I am not telling a soul - not family or friends - if I do get hired want to make sure I like it before anyone knows about it.

Anyway, thanks for your support.
gd9900 responded:
I'm so happy for you!!! It's a little step but a big step at the same time I wish you all the best.
Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD responded:
I'm so happy for you! Facing fears is difficult, well worth feeling proud of yourself for.

I hope you like the job, whatever it is. If not, I hope you are able to still see this as a step forward; take a breath, and try again.

Please let us know how it goes.
dfromspencer responded:
Thank you, for coming back, and letting us know of your "Little Success"!!! This is so awesome!!! I am just soooo happy for you!!! I had to get up, and dance a little jig. You're post has done me a world of good!!! Thank you, soooo much!!!

I hope you do get this job! But more than that, I hope you like it enough to stick with it!!! Oh, this is so exciting!!!!

Can't wait to hear how it goes!!!


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