Wednesday, August 29, 2007

A Long Day

Gosh this has been a long day. I had two job interviews today. I am wiped. Here's how my day went:
5:45 Get up
6:15 Leave for Miss K's house
7:00 Arrive at Miss K's House
8:00 Miss K gets up. Prepare breakfast, get her dressed and teeth and hair brushed
8:00-11:00 Keep Miss K entertained. Watch "Hannah Montana" for a half hour, play a board game, make a city with "Moon Sand"(this stuff is cool!), sit outside while she rides her bike.
11:00 Get ready for my first interview. Fix hair and makeup, change out of my shorts into nice outfit.
11:30 Prepare lunch for Miss K and little neighbor friend. (Note to self: change into nice outfit after preparing lunch. Not before)
12:00 Get everything packed for Kayla to go swimming(swimsuit, towels, extra clothes, pool noodles, snacks). Leave for interview
12:10-12:45 Drive to interview. Get lost. Totally freak out because you are going to be late.
12:50 Arrive at interview. (They let me bring Miss K)
12:50-1:15 Wait for doctor to be ready, as she is running late. Try to keep Miss K entertained while we wait.
1:15-1:45 Interview with doctor and doctor's husband.
1:45 Back in car to go swimming.
1:55 Realize I am starving because I haven't eaten all day. Stop for fast food.
2:00 Arrive home. Change into bathing suits. Go to the pool.
2:00-3:30 Hang out at the pool. Aaaaahhhhh.....
3:30 Back to my place for a shower and to get ready for my next interview.
4:15 Stand on front porch tapping my foot, waiting impatiently for Kiss K's mom to pick her up. Freak out because I'm going to be late again.
4:30 Get in car, race to interview.
4:45 Arrive for interview, right on time. Whew!
5:00 Meet with interviewer, only to be asked "Didn't you get my message? I called to cancel because the boss's wife wants to hire her friend." AAARRRRGGGGGHHHHH!!!!!!
5:00-5:20 Have a nice chat with her anyway. She says she will keep my resume in case something pops up. Realize it wasn't a complete waste of my time after all.
5:20 Get in car to go home. Call my sister. Listen to kids scream in the background.
5:40 Home. Tired.
Is it Friday yet? :)

My Three Thanks for today:
1. I am thankful for job interviews. I know one of them is going to pan out sooner or later, and I would much rather be going on them than not getting them at all.
2. The swimming pool. It was HOT today!
3. The new paint on two of the walls in my apartment. Joe painted two small walls in our living room lavender. They are so pretty. One of them I have all of the pictures of my Mom and family hanging on it, and it looks so nice with the purple. I call it my "happy wall".


Anonymous said...

hey, good luck. I hope the interviews pan out. I can't believe what happened to you at the other place with the job offer. that is nothing short of bizarre. I think you might be right about the kidney disease being the reason. I can't think of anything else. Unless they decided to hire a friend/relative.

I hope everything turns around and you find the perfect job soon.

best of luck!

Stacey T. said...

I'm sure you thought of this, but have you tried hospitals? I work at one (have for 6 years) and they are really great employers with great benefits and PTO. Just a thought....

Morgan St. John said...

Busy days, huh? It's been a long time for you, so I've read. Good job on persevering today.

You have a beautiful blog.

redmaryjanes said...

I'm glad that you are getting out and doing some good interviews.
And I'm glad that you have a happy wall.

Lisa and Tate said...

Whew, I am totally tired just reading this... I think the worst part is the stress of interviewing. THAT and getting lost thinking you will be late. I really think that so soon you will find the best job EVER!!!

Hugs my friend