Wow Losing your job really does a number on you sugars. I was given a lay-off notice a few weeks ago, and the stress of what we are going to do just took control of my diabetes. My sugars were everywhere, just like my stress.
I made some great headway and had a couple of interviews and now have a job offer. Thank goodness the stress is relieved and I feel like my sugars are more normal now.
For anyone going through this tough job loss time, be sure to take care of yourself first. Go for a walk first thing in the morning and clear your head. Start your job search and set goals for yourself for resumes, applications, etc. Enjoy the time with your family and friends. Keep plugging ahead, but find ways to unwind too.

No one is in this alone.
Good Luck to any Job Hunters.

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Comment by Karen on March 30, 2009 at 7:49pm
My BIL is going through this and I cannot stop thinking about my two nieces (pictures posted :)

I am so glad you were able to find a job as I know how stress does a number on us.

Thank you for the good advice.
Comment by Sweeter Cherise on March 30, 2009 at 7:57pm
Kudos to finding a JOB and getting your bg's under control. YEPPIE
Comment by Lois on March 30, 2009 at 9:15pm
I've been fired from a couple of jobs ... not just laid off. Talk about stress!!! I totally understand.

Right now I am attempting to go to the Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation to possibly get training and/or a job. It would have to be part time. I'm looking for maybe 2-3 days a week 4 hrs. a day. My DR isn't sure I can do it, though, but he is going to write a letter to the DVR with this limitations and recommendations. I could use the extra cash!

Lois La Rose
Milwaukee, WI
Comment by Maria on March 31, 2009 at 3:51am
Thanks for all the great support and comments. Good luck to you Lois and all other who are going through a job layoff and job search.
Comment by Sylvia on March 31, 2009 at 7:01pm
Congrats on the job offer!! Hubby has been looking for work since September... had a few interviews... but nothing so far.

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