reacting. I needed to respond to that e-mail, so I
did. The emotional results were predictable. I'm going
to be staying in my little corner here until I can
look like I have some form of composure. The phrase
"That is what I had expected to hear, but it is very
upsetting," is true, and also an understatement. I'd
hate to see what I'd be looking like right now if I
didn't have my reactions under a lot of control.
"Is there anything set up where 'part-time' people
could sign up for health benefits at a higher rate or
The response gives me hope, but I can't really afford
to hope, because it's probably going to be a false
hope: "Not at this time, however I can tell you that
it is something that is being looked at."
I can't really sit down in the supervisor break room
looking like this. At least I don't have mascara or
eyeliner to contend with.
Something will work itself it out. It always does,