Thursday, July 1, 2010

Canada Day!

Happy Canada day!!!!!!!!!

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Unfortunately, it’s raining today, which puts a big damper on the Canada Day Festivities!  But we will still probably make our way to the fireworks later tonight!!

Check out Oh She Glows cute Canada Food post!!

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I have to be honest today… I’m not really in big blog writing mood right now.  I got some bad news yesterday, and while I try to keep my blog up beat, this has put a bit of a damper on me and making me feel a little low. 

I have been working since September (since being laid off from my job) with Employment Insurance, to get funding to go back to school.

I was approved for my funding and they were going to be paying for 70% of my life (including school) for the next 10 months while I was in school.

Yesterday I found out that they rejected my funding, so now with a month before my tuition is due, I’ve got nothing.    It’s not the end of the world, but it’s pretty heartbreaking because I have been working hard this year to get my funding.  (it’s been a ton of work)  They said they don’t see this often, but it does happen. 

I do know that everything happens for a reason, and I am trying to stay positive, but it’s been a hard year this year for school/work/family heath reasons.  So I’m just feeling a wee bit down right now.

I will be back after the weekend, hopefully back to my normal self!

I hope you all have a great weekend!!

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And if you have something FUN or silly or uplifting, leave a comment!! You guys always have the best advice/stories!

8 comments:

  1. Sorry Jessica for your tough news. Hold on there and know that everything works for a reason EVEN when we do not understand it. Hugs!

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  2. Happy Canada Day to you too!

    I hope everything works out with your school plan.

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  3. Happy Canada Day to you!!!

    I am sorry to hear about the funding, I wish I could say something to make it all better, but can only offer a {{{BIG HUG}}}.

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  4. I'm sorry to hear about the funding. I'll be praying everything works out and quick!

    In the meantime try to keep your head up!

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  5. soooo sorry JEss.. OMG what news. Hang in there and keep us posted how things pan out and what Plan B is. Wow. A month out and you find this out. Major huge life bomb. HUGS!

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  6. Aw, that bites, but I am positive it will work out, somehow!! Can you appeal? Sometimes that works - and hey, you've got nothing to lose by trying, right?

    And big YAY that the rain didn't stick around yesterday! Did you see the fireworks? They were AWESOME! (What cheesy music, though, haha!!)

    xoxo and sending you humungo good luck vibes!

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  7. Happy Belated Canada Day! Hope there was a lot of maple syrup and...ummm...moose to be had for everyone ;)
    (I'm kidding! My fiancee is from Vancouver and we had a good laugh because I wanted to do something "Canadian" and I said "I'll make pancakes with Canadian Maple Syrup and what else?" and he says "Ummmm...we have beavers and moose!" so I say "Moose it is then!" ) hehehe

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  8. So sorry to hear about the funding - that is brutal :-( I hope it all works out.

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