Thursday, February 3, 2011

Job Searching is hard!

Job searching is so hard! I think I've applied to about 30-40 jobs within the past two weeks and I've got a call back for just two. It's realy frustrating on how bad this economy is. I mean I am grateful I still have my parents to depend on and unemployment for the time-being but I can't help but to think of the people who have families to support and can't get any job. It really puts me in a different perspective. I am totally grateful for everything that I have and I just need to learn to really appreciate it. I am also thinking about giving personal training a go since it's something I really enjoy and I want to be able to help people as well. It might mesh well with my schedule since I will be going back to school full-time in the summer. I am feeling somewhat discouraged with the situation though =(

However, my food intake has been delicious and nutritious! It's also bringing me a lot of joy.
 Like this beautiful salad. It is mixed greens with red and green bell peppers and I've added roasted broccoli, brussel sprouts and onions to the mix. I mixed it all together with Cardini's balsamic vinaigrette.

Then after my nerve-racking interview yesterday, my sister treated me to lunch at a Mediterranean restaurant.
 Complimentary bread! It is something I've never tried but it was dense and sweet. A cross between a ciabatta and a french baguette. It blew my mind. Plus it was warm.
I got the lunch special which was swordfish kebabs that was marinated with a lemon garlic sauce. It came with a greek salad, delicious rice and roasted mushrooms and tomato. You bet I squeezed the crap out of that lemon all over everything!

Lemon, garlic and mayo: the best condiments EVA.

Well I will be spending the day running errands and hopefully getting some call backs!

a n n i e

2 comments:

  1. Hey girl! I know exactly how you feel. I moved to California at the end of September and didn't get a job offer until the very end of November. It was a very frustrating time, but so many things happened that made me realize that I was still so fortunate and blessed: I have my health, my family and friends, my amazing husband, etc. I'm glad you are trying to stay positive! Something will work out - it might not be tomorrow or even next week, but have faith that it will!

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  2. My bro is looking for jobs too and he hasn't really heard back from any. The job market really is tough right now...but I have faith that when the right door opens, it opens to the best possible world out there.

    Hang on there, annie!

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