Monday, October 27, 2008

NON RUNNING CHRONICLE....

Ok, so only 20 days until I can run again. Every time I see my Dad leaving for a run, my heart ache... ;-) But I am so proud of him that I forget about my own pain =) I totally slacked off on the bike and the swim so tomorrow I am going back to the pool!

Foot is going relatively well... no more throbbing pain and I can walk barefoot again without agonising pain... seems like things are going well but it doesn't feel 'normal' like the other foot. So, I am cautiously optimistic as I don't want to be disappointed all over again, like las time.

Saturday was my birthday and I'm starting to freak out about being almost 30 (28 to be exact). I know this is silliness and totally irrational!! But I feel like an old fart! My Dad was my age when he had me... and I am the baby of the family. I am far away from having a family of my own (if ever) guess I gotta find myself a MAN first LOL In the meantime Rocky is my Baby!! LOL

I found him a super cute costume for Halloween, he's totally hating every minute of it but it makes me laugh. And I'm sure the kids will like it when we give candies out on Friday.


It was great to be back in Windsor, it is only when you have left that you realise how much you miss the people there. My ex-boss is just the best, we worked really well on our last article when I was there. So it will be submitted to a very good journal soon! =)

Now, this is the part I was dreading writing about because I am still very disappointed about the outcome of this. In my last post, I wrote about a job possibility at Environment Canada in Burlington and having a professor I know trying to put a good word for me. Well, he did but he was told that the interviews had already been conducted.... so yeah I wasn't short listed. I am more than disappointed, I just don't know when this will happen for me. =( And I thought knowing the person would have gotten me an interview at least... ='( The professor told me I was sooooooooooo close to getting the interview.... so yeah it sucks ass. Still trying to digest this rejection. I know that in the order of things, it wasn't meant to be but I am still totally bummed out about it.

19 comments:

Sarah said...

So sorry about the job. That's really frustrating.

Rocky looks cute! Cooper would leave a costume like that on for about 4 seconds before he would start attacking it.

Marci said...

When one door closes, another opens. You just never know, so stay positive!
Niagara is great, and definately put it on your list!

She Who Makes Waves said...

I'm sorry this did not work in your favour! It's tough when you really want something and can't have it! I sense how you are feeling and just want to pass on a great big hug to you! HUG!

Too funny, I think I am closer in age to your Dad then to you!

J~Mom said...

Sorry to hear about the job. Something will come along...I know its hard but it will. :>)

Marcy said...

Awwwhhhh bummer. I'm sorry about the job chica. But wait, watch, and see . . .something better could come up ;-)

OMFG girl shut up about turning 28! Good God that's still so young!

The Running Chemist said...

Hahaha! Your doggie is SO cute!

You're only 28??! Okay, I'm 31 and still trying to finish a Master's degree. You, young lady, are kicking ass in life and have no reason to be too upset about the job!

You're Savant quote says it all.

Runner Leana said...

First off, I am so sorry Sonia! Huge hugs from me to you. Are you sure you don't want to come to Calgary to be my training partner? Really, the weather isn't all bad, I promose! We got up to 20 deg yesterday!

And also, happy birthday to you! 28 is not old, please don't feel like an old fart. After all, I hit the big 3-0 and it really wasn't anything different from any other birthday.

So anyhow, huge hugs for the disappointment, for your birthday, and for your foot.

Steve Stenzel said...

I'm glad the foot is feeling a little better!

And he does NOT look happy to be dressed in that...

And HAPPY B-DAY!!

BeachRunner said...

Sorry about the job and your being a really old fart, but keep your chin up homegirl. Things will work out and you will end up being an old fart with a great job soon enough.

Running~Jordan said...

#1, your dog is adorable. I love his costume!

#2, you are SO NOT OLD! silly goose :)

#3, sorry about the job. boo on that news :(

#4, rest your foot and I hope you got in the pool!

cindy said...

Girl, I'm 40 - you are young!!!

Adorable costume! Love that baby :)

Glad the foots healing up..hang in there!

TNTcoach Ken said...

You should be getting mail from AARP any day now! You have the rest of your life to work, enjoy it...

yumke said...

Burlington would have been cool but i'm sure you'll land on your feet (both job wise and on the running front). Are you counting down the days?!

Laurel said...

Oh my God girl, get to 33 and then we can talk about old! LOL! Happy belated Birthday!!!

Rocky is so adorable! I showed him to Jeremy and he agrees :)

Girl on Top said...

Sorry to hear that about the interviews. The way I see it is that things happen for a reason.

Marky Mark said...

Adorable costume and good luck with the foot!

Arcane said...

happy belated birthday!. When you turn thirty, you'll think that being 28 was young! It's all a matter of perspective. Don't give up on either the foot or the hob search.

Sonia said...

Thanks everybody =)

Bert said...

The dog costume is a hoot. I hope you are back running soon! Too bad about the job thing but networking is definitely the best way to go about it so keep plugging away.