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Unread 04-25-2014, 09:04 PM   #1
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Positive news! (For me)

At the end of August 2013, I quit my go-nowhere job to attend school full time. My girlfriend could afford to support us at that point. Two months later she was diagnosed with cancer. With her urging, I remained in school (a one year certificate course) while she went through treatment. She has been working less and less, but still insisted I finish school. These last few weeks, money has been VERY scarce. I have three weeks left in school, but luckily my classes have dropped to one day a week.

I applied at a business that is located less than a mile away, and today I got the call that offered me the job.

I will be making twice what I was at my last job... plus benefits. And my gas money for the commute will cost less than most people's coffee budget for a week.

If I could do a happy dance here I would... but that would probably make most viewers reach for the eye bleach.

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Unread 04-25-2014, 09:08 PM   #2
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Congrats on the positive news?

How's the GFs treatments going?
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Unread 04-25-2014, 09:11 PM   #3
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Thanks!

She's done chemo... and radiation... now it is a waiting game to see how it all worked. Another 5 weeks until the CT scan to tell us the news.
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Unread 04-25-2014, 09:48 PM   #4
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Glad to hear success stories and my prayers and best wishes for your GF; better days ahead for both of you!!!
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Unread 04-26-2014, 06:57 AM   #5
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Congrats on the new job, AND completing school. Keep us updated on your gf.

P.S: She sounds like a keeper. You better put a ring on that finger.

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Unread 04-27-2014, 02:54 AM   #6
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Congrats on the new job, AND completing school. Keep us updated on your gf.

P.S: She sounds like a keeper. You better put a ring on that finger.

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Agreed! So glad to hear when good things happen! Hope the new job and the gf treatment both work out well!
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Unread 04-27-2014, 07:13 AM   #7
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Congrats! Prayers up for your GF, cancer sucks.
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