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I was suppose to start this blog 15 months ago. 15 months ago I was laid-off. 15 months later I'm finally sitting down and writing it. So you're saying to yourself, "Why did it take you so long to start this blog?" To be perfectly honest I don't know. Scared to write it down. By writing it down it makes it that more real. But, this is my realty, I still haven't found a job and I've used ever avenue in the book to find one. No stone has been left un-turned.

I promised myself that this would be a humorous blog about being laid-off. I hope that is what it becomes. I can't guarantee that I might not go off on a tangent and start adding some negative stuff in, but I will do my best to make this light-hearted and a good read.

So I looked up the word laid-off in the dictionary. Of course the on-line dictionary I used doesn't have the word laid-off, but it does have the verb laid...this is what it says, "to cause to be in a particular state or condition". I can definitely say that when I was told I was being laid-off my "state" of mind was disbelief, my condition was "I need a drink."

My mind was racing a mile a minute at this point and I was told to go home and come back in two days. I was told on a Tuesday and was to return on Thursday only to have my last day the next day, Friday November 7th. A day that will live in infamy for me. I'm surprised I actually got home that day, that my brain was actually functioning. The last time I felt like that was when I had taken the Series 7 for my stockbroker's license and having finished the test walked out onto the streets of Chicago and realized I had no clue where I was. My whole world on the November 7 came crashing down on me, actually it was more of those slow motion down spirals with a hint of the Charlie Brown teacher voice. Hey, I worked in entertainment. Everything is a show.

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Pascale! I know you are bright business woman. Blogging its a great way to distress and look at our life in front of us. To make us think to check ourselves. Let’s continue to blog! its about sharing our life, emotions, experiences. Great to hear from you! hugs and kisses

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