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Dear Madam, Who Does That On a Sunday Morning???





I was floating somewhere between sleep and consciousness, my mind ready to wake but my body willing it to drift back to sleep. I was almost succeeding at this when I heard the alert tone on my phone, it wasn't a text, it wasn't a ping, it wasn't whatsApp. If it was any of these I would have ignored it. No, it was my email alert, not just any email, the email on my CV. Immediately I jumped off the bed, every vestige of sleep taking flight. Immediately I grabbed my phone and saw at the head of the screen, the mail was the one I'd been waiting for, the one I was beginning to think wouldn't come but refused to lose hope just yet. 

Frantically I opened the email, my heart racing like I'd just pumped some coke into my veins, I was ready to scream in excitement when the words SORRY caught my eyes. Yes, that one word said it all and immediately everything within and around me was deflated; the joy, the bubbles, the hope. Yes; Sorry you are not what we're looking for right now, but we would bear you in mind would we ever have need for your services.

I stared at the screen and the first thought I had was it's 7am on a Sunday morning, who sends someone this kind of mail at 7am on a Sunday morning?

Madam, no one does that! 

At the start of the day one needs every bit of inspiration and encouragement, a positive mind and a hopeful spirit. 

Oh well, in any case I must say Thank You, most people don't bother to take the time to respond, and even when they do, they send some generic rejection letter. You didn't, you took the time to write specifically to me. For this I'm grateful. 

Ok, now that that's out of the way... How have you all been? I don't mean to kill your blues with my reggae, and I promised to not share any less than great news with you guys because; 
1. Y'all can like to pity somebody and I really don't want that. 
2. I've not had any great news to share in a while and that brings me to 1 again, I get tired of hearing "Awww, it will be well, God is in control..."
3. Some people actually derive great pleasure from hearing your bad news, why give them that pleasure?


Yeah, but that said; I'm starting a new job tomorrow (So YAYYY!). I work from from 3-9pm, leaving me to pursue (my) other businesses in the earlier hours of the day. My only reservation is that it's 7 days a week, and I've never worked 7 days a week but it's something I really want to do and I've decided to try it out. 


So that's it about me right now. What is going on with you? Please tell me guys, I really really want to know. We haven't really talked of late and I hate not knowing what's happening in your lives. 



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  1. Yay. Thelma congrats on the new job. If it is something that you really want to do then go ahead and do it. 7 days a week can be stressful but I'm sure you will be fine. God bless

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  2. What's going on with me is wedding planning wedding planning and more wedding planning. I am tired and my boss has refused to give me time off but I know that it will end in praise. Happy Sunday everybody.

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    1. Congrats. Wish you success all the way

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  3. Congrats on your new job.. Lucky u..

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  4. Congratulations on ur job T. Go make a difference Momma!!!!

    The only thing going on in my life is that I'm still breathing in Oxygen! Finish.

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    1. Lmaooo! Thank God you're still breathing in oxygen!

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  5. Yaaaaaassss hunty. Good one so happy for ya Thelms. Its been a while I commented. How's everyone doing this fine Sunday?

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    1. Phransea hun where av u been?u have been greatly missed. Congrats on ur new Job T,God will grant u the strength to go through the seven days a week schedule. As for wats happening in my life?hmmmmm I feel like am at DAT stage where everything in my ship is capsizing, I feel like my life has no meaning, I feel like things are not going as planned for me, everything is stagnant and I feel like I own the whole problems in this world but hey I refuse to be shaken, m holding on strongly to GOD and m using this period if trials to know him more and my faith n trust will never dwindle. @kabouy m so making progress in my weight loss routine, from 80-75 and I wudnt stop till I hit 70,I want u to b jealous. Lol

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    2. And to think I thought bout u ystday. How's ur baby and ur home? Nice to see u back even if it's temporary...

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    3. Lmaooo... *bear hug* maybel! all would be well!


      And i'm jealous ooo! Chai! Iv been too scared to get on the bathroom scale my sister. If I see 68 nah to start crying. If it is 70 I wie not eat for one full week(lol). Iv been moving from 60 - 65 back to 61 then to 67. Lol. And 50 is the goal o! Lmaooo! Chai! Pls what have you been doing Maybel! Pls tell me!

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    4. Hmmmmm kabouy sorry for u,lol. Anyways nothing special, Gym and a bit of healthy diet nii plus green tea. Dats all.lamao

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  6. Congrats on the new Job Thelma( I don't know when i'll be able to call you Tee without sounding like one "afamefuna"/"famzer" lol!)


    Meanwhile... errr.. i'm fine. still on the weight matter. Seems like this job is not drilling me enough cuz it's like i'm even still adding sef. Sadly. Been reading and reading and reading. Can't wait to start work fully. Then I feel like I should be doing more right now. Like i'm not using my "resources" to the fullest capacity.(I hope this makes sense) cuz I don't know how to elaborate on that. And spiritually... i'm so not doing enough and it's telling on the physical too. Okay that's enough. All in all.. on a scale of 1-10. I'll give myself a 6. So I guess i'm fine. :)

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  7. Congrats on the Job,the only thing goin on with me now is some kind serious job hunting

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  8. Thelms dear 'congra'

    #blessed sunday yall*



    *lips sealed and watching*

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  9. Congrats Tee, so I decided to snoop today n he's not faithful after all but who cares

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    1. are you going to confront him about it ?

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    2. I will but not today, ill give it time

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    3. Is there ever a time someone snoops and doesn't find something? This right here is the reason I question snooping; you've found out he's cheating, now what? You confront him, then what? Unless a woman is going to leave her cheating husband then I question the wisdom in snooping. Michie girl this is just me wondering aloud. I am so sorry, you've had your suspicions for a while now but to confirm it must be quite hurtful. I'm really not sure what I would do in your shoes...

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    4. Snooping caused the first major fight in my marriage; yet, I didn't achieve anything. It can cause a lot of heart aches. However, 'knowing' helps one to be better prepared for any surprise. I wouldn't say it's all bad.

      -F

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  10. Congraaaaaatulobia T. Great news.

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  11. Congraaaaaatulobia T. Great news.

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  12. congrats on your new job!! hope you have enough time to rest after 9pm.

    it's been 2 months working now..making sales (which I thought I wasn't good at) and referrals, which is pretty awesome.. i can't wait for the 5-8 month mark to ask for a transfer or go to some other institution as my workplace is too far pls. but beside that, everything seems great!

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  13. That feeling of thinking it won't come but still holding unto hope best describe my situation now. After 5 stages and no feedback or nothing. Well am still holding unto hope while looking for others. Its not over until it is.

    Congrats on you new job Thelms.....

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  14. Wish you all the best in your new gig, T. As for me, its been one aptitude test after the other, none has been successful so far even though I thought I did my best when I wrote them. But my eyes are watching God, so I'm still hopeful. I wrote another one yesterday, please fam, help pray for me to get this one, its a job that can really boost my career. (actually, by 'career', i meant 'financial status' hehehe)
    Naija. First they said go to school, toh, we did. Then they said school is not enough o, you must get a 2.1, to get a Job, toh, we got that by God's grace. Still, its an elbow room.
    Currently though I'm a Maths/Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics home tutor. So if you know anyone who needs help with those, hook a brother up. (runs away before T sues me for unlawful advertisement).

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    1. BTW, T, I could totally relate when you said you dont like sharing bad news cos of the pity party. In my own case, I dont even tell my family when I get a rejection mail anymore. Reason is-- I hate having to console myself and console them at the same time too. Like, chill y'all, its not that bad.

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    2. Lol... those tests ehn.. It is well.

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    3. Punintended - apply to Agusto & co.

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  15. Thanks so much guys. May you also have Yay moments this coming week. Amen.

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  16. Congratulations on the new job Tee.

    As for what's up with me, I'm good, thanks for asking.

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  17. My current situation: in a state of a bit of confusion. I noticed some humble changes in my children's dad and he still very much wants me back (even his mum & sister). That's really not an issue because I've always known that. The real issue is he has stated categorically that he will not allow his children live under another man's roof. Means if I want the kids to continue being with me, I either forgo the idea of remarrying or I choose reconciliation (believe me, he has the means to take custody of the children) but...............waiting for God's direction though I'm thinking His answer will be a capital 'NO GOING BACK'....I still won't preempt.

    Congrats on the job Thelma. Wish you all the best.

    -F

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  18. Congrats on your new Job Tee, I pray its a springboard to bigger opportunities for you...Amen!

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  19. Congratulations Tee. May this job bring about greater heights for you. *hugs*

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  20. Congrats on ur new job T. Hv a good week.

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  21. Quirkymoi and Punintended(my rap artist bro).. yes I gat famz! Lol! It is well... it'll all end in praise in Jesus name. *hugs* can't wait to hear your testimonies and it'll be really soon by God's grace. Amen. **big smile**

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    1. Awww. aren't you the sweetest. Thanks dear, I appreciate.

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  22. Thelma congrats on the new job. As for the person she just want to ruin your week. Some people just have bad weeks and they want to pass it on to others.

    www.pynk360.com

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  23. Congrats Thelma! Wish you the very best with your new job and more opportunities down the line

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  24. Congratulations Thelma da bebe!! :D

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    1. 7 days a week though! Would you have breaks every other week or its 7days a week- 30days a month?!
      Since you like what it's about, you'd just prep your mind jare, eat well and sleep more. You'll do fine.
      Best wishes!

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  25. Congratulations thelms. ....I choose to be happy because there's so much to be thankful for.

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