An Intense Week

The week started with a still inflamed jaw and my first therapy session.

I felt really tired after 2 and 1/2 hours of telling "my story" and crying, but the conversation really helped me to change the way I was looking at my situation.

On Tuesday, I started to work at a tailor's shop. It was more of a learning than working, but I managed not to ruin this top. :)

Needed 2 full working days though to sew it together the right way with 2 machines I had never touched before. :)

By the end of the week, it was pretty clear to me, that earning a living as a seamstress isn't for me.

But I learned a load over there and leaving the house every day worked for me in many other ways as well:

1. on most days, I walked to and from work and discovered lovely streets and beautiful trees on the way
2. I visited my mom twice on my way home, one of the times, I met my sister at my mom's as well
3. I started to get used to a new routine
4. I made some new acquaintances
5. the owner of the tailor's shop might appreciate my other services in the future
6. I found a shop that would be glad to sell my creations including paintings
7. I was feeling much less depressed than lately

Late on Saturday night I had a crying attack, when I stopped keeping me together and just let out all the stress.

But it wasn't too severe, and I even managed, somehow, to explain my condition to my youngest son, who came to me asking what happened. :)

Cool, right?

In addition, on Saturday night, I discovered the first decent job offering after months of searching.

I e-mailed my application right away not expecting to receive any answer sooner than on Monday, if any at all.

Today, the director/owner invited me to a job interview on Wednesday, although I had forgotten to attach my CV to the e-mail. :) YAY!

I really hope I get the job and it's really fulfilling, not only bringing in some money.

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Tami Chacon said...

Rita, So happy you are having a better week! Your positive attitude inspires me!

Rita Juse-Cirkse said...

Happy to be of service to you!

Jill Marie said...

That is all so awesome Rita! I am so happy for you :) And as a fellow sister having her own share of crying really can be quite a release when we let it out ;) Go you ;)

Rita Juse-Cirkse said...

Thank you so much, Jill!

Indigene Theresa said...

Rita, I'm so happy that you're keeping busy and still having new experiences. You never know when those experiences with greatly benefit you in the future! Sending you lots of positive energy!

Rita Juse-Cirkse said...

Thank you so much, Theresa!

Deanna said...

Wow, what a week Rita! Happy to see you moving forward and I'm crossing my fingers and sending best wishes for your interview!

Rita Juse-Cirkse said...

Thank you so much, Deanna!