Wednesday, February 24, 2010

one of those days

I've had one of those days today. I rarely discuss my day job here - I like having the separation between my worlds. As a rule, I would say that I'm proud to work for the company I work for, I believe in the company values, and like the people I work with. On top of my own job, I've been asked to take on/cover another role whilst the role holder is on maternity leave - I'm doing this with no financial gain or reward.
Anyone who knows me, knows that I'm not an outwardly emotional person, and certainly not a crier - not even at really sad films - I get a throat lump, but I don't cry. Today at work I cried - in a meeting with my boss.
I cried out of sheer frustration and disbelief at what was being said to me. I won't go into details but I'll say that I feel massively under appreciated at this point.  I find this hard because despite my job not being my dream job, I always put a lot into it.  I care about what I do, I care about doing a  good job and getting a good result. I feel very let down. sigh.
Tomorrow is another day and I'm sure it will be better.

On a brighter note, I've just received my lovely new CK bag. I received some money for my birthday so purchased this in the Sale:

It's a huge bag - much bigger than I anticipated but it's great - and lined with a pretty teal spotty cotton.

It struck me that it would be quite simple to make a similar bag myself. I think I have enough fabric in my stash for the job (slight understatement!). I just need to purchase some of these and I'm away!

10 comments:

Jodie said...

Oh the job thing is just so hard sometimes. I really hope today is better.
spend some quality time doodling little ceatures.

jennyflower said...

So sorry work are not valuing you, it is really poo when people don't appreciate your hard work. Look after yourself. xx

Lucy Locket-Pocket said...

Work is such a pain! We should all just be allowed to stay at home and be crafty all day. Big hug from me. Lucy xxx

Anonymous said...

I hate how work interferes so much in our proper lives....they clearly don't deserve you. Chin up x

picciolo said...

I hope tomorrow is better, you need a big bar of chocolate or ome other treat
: )

Anonymous said...

Look, shall I just go round and punch your boss for you? What a stinky grotbag! Hope he finds a worm in his apple. (Incidently, I've not had the best day myself)

Kitty said...

That's really hard, when one is under-appreciated. I hope you manage to work something out with your boss so that she realises how important this is.

That bag is gorgeous. x

angharad handmade said...

Sounds like a horrible day. I hope your week has improved as it has gone on. The bag is lovely - I really like the stripey handle! Just think bag and not boss...

rachelmp said...

the "real" job is hard sometimes. I hope it sorts out. Mine needs a wake up call every now and again.

Beth Gunnell said...

doesn't sound like a good day at work...I know I've been there too in the past! Horrible feeling...hope this week has been better for you.x