Monday, 14 July 2014

First day....

Of my new life....

After i handed my notice in, when i had decided that i wanted to try something completely different, about a week or so ago, we were approached by a company with an offer we couldnt ignore, so we gave it serious thought and decided to go with it.

Here we are after our first day, very tired, but exhilerated.....

Elaine x

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Sunday, 6 July 2014

One week to go.....

Well I know have just 1 week or 5 days to go in my present job.

After 16 years you would have thought that the company would have treated me a bit better during my notice period, but no.....

It's been a tough few days, but as I sit here, I have only five days left.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

8 days and counting.. .. ..

8 days and counting to the end of an era.

Having 'babysitters' sat in the office with us is proving a little stressful, but..... to have a go at one of us whilst the other is out of the office is disgusting and is classed as bullying in my book.

I think it's really bothering certain people that they think we are saying one thing, but doing something else, you think you are the masters of game ain't seen nothing yet !!


Saturday, 28 June 2014

Let's put the record straight....

As per my previous post I have resigned from my job, have two weeks to go until I leave. I am noticing that people are treating me differently, and some of the comments / emails are pretty awful, it had really upset me because these are people I thought were friends.

The funny thing is, almost without exception, my real friends and family think it's the best thing I have done and I should have done it earlier. I am already starting to sleep better, I feel healthier too. So it's all good.

Thanks to Chris, Lara and my girlies - Nova and Tracy for being there.

Then I started to look at the reasons why I have let this go on for so long....and I guess it goes back to my relationship with my mother, I need to feel liked, but I let people walk over me and treat me badly. I think the final straw for me was being told I have to go to work Xmas Parties ! No...I will do what I want with my time, you do NOT own me. I am a good person, will work hard for you, but expect you to treat me with respect.

You didnt, so I'm out of there. We have two people coming down to work with us for the next two weeks, they expect us to teach them what we do and introduce them to our customers. It's only 10 days !


Tuesday, 17 June 2014

BIG news

Well I made my big decision, I have finally decided to hand my notice in, as you know, it's been a very 'toxic' place of work for me, so finally on Friday after a lot of soul searching, I did the dirty deed. Now I have to wait on the fall out....but at least I'm happy now.

Sunday, 8 June 2014


Lots of things have been going on in my life as usual, feeling very overwhelmed by my life, Gary keeps saying that we really need a holiday, but with work life and their attitude that I must look at email and mobiles daily whenever and whatever I'm doing. I can really understand why people do silly things like driving away never to come back, please do not worry about me, I'm not on the verge of doing something really stupid. I think I need to refocus my life.

I'm making a few changes to my life, have started seeing a therapist, with regards to calming down, sorting out my head, looking at my life, hopefully sleeping better, I think I am very close to making a major decision in my life, which although scary, should change my life for the better.

I hope that Gary and I get a week or so off shortly, might stay at home with a few day trips to the beach, unless we can get a cheap break at the beach.

Live, love, laugh

Elaine xx