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Is this life or bad luck?

I graduated from Temple University with my Master in Social Work in August of 2013. I been searching for jobs and at this point I have applied to more than 60 jobs. I have been on interview after interview. Last year was tough for me. I moved to a new city where I knew no one, I enrolled in graduated school and I had to complete internship hours in order to graduate on time. But it is not all bad, I like Philly and being here is cool so far. I have a place to rest my head at night and food to eat. I have a church to call my own. I am thankful.

I just recently got a job and still life is tough. I don't think I have ever been this low before or felt embarrassed. Single person, counting nickles and dimes just to get back and forth from work. I feel embarrassed because I have a Masters and I am not working as a Social Worker.  But my mind is at ease that I have a job but every now and then, I feel like I am going to panic. I confess I do cry but once I cry I always feel better. Yes, I …