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So I had a bit of a fall out with my bosses at work and had quite a reaction to the situation. I decided the best thing to do was to take a bit of time out for myself to address why my reaction w...


March 28, 2020

Work, work, work... in 2014

In 2017/18 after a particularly long bout of unemployment between IT contracts AND the death of Chris I reevaluated my career and ended up going back to school to study Counselling. I figured if...


So my brother moved out a month ago. I was sitting here trying to remember the year he moved in with me but it’s been so long I honestly can’t recall. He first moved to Perth approx 2008/09 under...


February 25, 2019

Work Drama in 2014

So after a fairly unpleasant redundancy and a large bout of unemployment I’m now working for a start up company. This is my first time working for a start up! I was fairly excited because I get t...


March 28, 2018

Do we leave or do we stay? in 2014

Super happy to see PB might be staying.... I’ve reactivated my OD diary but I “really” don’t want to return there. I would much prefer to stay here at PB :) What has everyone else decided to do? ...


February 02, 2018

December 2017 in 2014

I put off writing this entry for months now because December was a horrible month. Everything at school started getting really stressful. I think everyone’s patience was suffering because it was ...


December 12, 2017

Therapist in training in 2014

Last week I had an opportunity to perform a role play with one of my fellow students. She was the Client and I was the Counselor. She presented with a whole heap of issues. Stress, anxiety, poor ...


December 10, 2017

Sister in 2014

After 4 years I received this text message from my sister today: Hello, I’m sorry I was a cow to you during my wedding and on many other occasions when my attitude has been less than kind. I know...


September 14, 2017

Knee Problems in 2014

I play social netball every Thursday night with a group of mothers for a team called the Drama Queens (DQ). We know each other because our children have all gone to school with one another over t...


July 10, 2017

Explanation in 2014

I caught up with an Dean, old friend & ex boyfriend for a few drinks on Friday. We dated casually back in 2007/2008. We got along great and use to go for motorbike rides together. It was actu...


July 07, 2017

Grateful in 2014

Today I am grateful that I don’t need medication to feel happy. I am grateful that I can now appreciate the moments in life that make me happy. I am grateful that I don’t worry about being happy ...


June 15, 2017

Aftermath in 2014

It’s been a roller coaster of emotions since last Friday when I received the news of Chris’s death. The first few days I just felt numb. I was pretty busy but every time I stopped I’d remember an...


February 22, 2017

And other things in 2014

I finally received my final payment from Work. A week later. Who retrenches someone then makes them wait a week? I also (finally) received the Separation Certificate. So I’ve used that to regist...


February 17, 2017

Redundancy in 2014

My boss was supposed to be on leave this week so I was super surprised when he popped his head into my office on Wednesday morning at 10am and asked if we could have a quick meeting. As we walked...


January 04, 2017

NYE 2017 in 2014

Happy New Year We had a quiet night in. We’d just fired up the aircon and a movie on Netflix when my brother comes running into the lounge room asking me if I’d heard the window smash next door. ...


December 30, 2016

XMAS 2016 in 2014

We had a lovely, quiet Christmas this year. A while ago my brother bought me a gift that contained a jar of gingerbread ingredients. So we made that into a giant gingerbread man and then decorate...


December 10, 2016

No RPL in 2014

My application for RPL was denied. Reason being the courses I did were over 10 years ago. They were 19 years ago so I knew I was pushing it… On Thursday I was contacted by a lady from a recruitm...


December 06, 2016

Motherhood in 2014

I’ve just finished speaking with my Mom, who I haven’t spoken to in over a year. She called me because she wanted to put money in our bank accounts for Christmas. The last time we spoke I lost m...


November 26, 2016

New Start in 2014

I decided to delete my first 3 diary entries from 2 years ago and start anew. It’s almost summer here in Western Australia and it’s almost the end of 2016. I’m ready for 2016 to be over already. ...


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