Thursday, September 04, 2014
Here it is almost 2 months since my last blog. I have not been as active on SP. A lot going on, things I could blog about but I have been too tired to string a sentence together. Then, I have been running out of internet access on my data plan before the clock resets. Can't afford the sticker shock of going over, so I have been offline a lot more often.
For the first time in my life, I am facing the fact that I am afraid of falling. I fell so hard the last time that it took weeks for my knee to feel normal again. Great excuse for me not to exercise and I am miserable at the extra weight on top of the rest of the weight!
I now get every other Sunday off at job #2 because they increased the hours for the service department (car dealership) so that will mean a lot more filing. That also means on most Sundays that I will be working both jobs. The OT will dry up at job #1 and that will really hurt financially, so I have to get it in while I can.
My cousin is in Seattle this week starting the transplant prep. They're going to use his own marrow, so I am not needed or wanted there. Not wanted because he has zero immune system, so, while I am disappointed not to be there, I fully understand. Thanks for continuing to pray for Jack and his wife Norma.
A coworker told me I was talked about in a meeting where I was not present. Apparently, the attorneys and the coworker were talking about the poor quality of my work in handling intake for the Legal department. I was quite amazed to hear this. My former boss allegedly told them that I am aware of this flaw and people are working with me to fix the problem. I'm disappointed that the attorneys seem to feel this way, but I am beyond stunned to hear this from a coworker at my level. She is not in my reporting chain and has no reason to hear performance issues about me, especially when I am not party to the conversation. That revelation cemented my decision to skip today's operations picnic.
Before that happened, my boss told he me had a conversation with his boss last week about my desire to continue my legal education. I had told him that I was going to take this certification course even if I had to pay for it myself. It does not qualify for the education reimbursement program because it's not on the very short list of qualified accrediting institutions. My boss set up a meeting with our general counsel and, to my total amazement, he said the company will pay for it! I am SO excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It will be kind of like law school for paralegals. All about e-discovery, my latest passion....Praise God!