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The Dinah 2014: Round Two

It took me awhile to write about this because I just wanted to put it all behind me. This time last year I was in the hospital dealing with an issue I've been having since high school. A mixture of my own foolishness and bad timing caused me to miss a trip I had planned months in advanced. As my friends took off for California, I laid up in that hospital bed feeling like an ass.
This time, everything is different. I’m healthy, aware of my body and feeling fit. Thanks to the generosity of our friends, along with the positive experiences they had last time, I will get a second chance at conquering The Dinah. Yes I did say, “Conquer” because I’m really excited to party and bullshit like it’s my full-time job.
The Dinah is a ladies event which takes place every year in Palm Springs, California. It’s a four day festival packed with musical performances, comedy shows, pool parties, evening parties and most of all women. This second time around I’m not only looking to enjoy myself, I a…

90 Days

Punctuality. ü Dependability. ü Works well with others. ü Knowledge of the field. ü Passion for the job. ü Willingness to learn. ü Professionalism. ü

Yesterday was the 90 day review for my fairly new position with this new company. In a previous post, I mentioned moving on and growing, well this review marked yet another transition. Working alongside my new coworkers the past three months has been nothing, but a joy. I have been challenged in ways, I didn't believe I was capable of handling, yet I met every obstacle with a smile. In short, my review went well. I was complimented for my efforts thus far, and reminded that there are no glass ceilings within their walls. A few months ago, I would never have been given the chance to stand before a client and share my knowledge of the digital world as it relates to social media. A few months ago, I would have done all of the leg work without any time to shine. A few months ago, I was fighting for a menial salary increase. Today, I sta…