new beginnings

I have experienced so many changes in the past two weeks. So. Many. Some great, some unexpected, and some just down right cray cray. But everything happens for a reason, so I am trying to focus on the positive as I mentioned in my Just Keep Smiling post. And I am finally starting to see that good things are happening for me, even if it didn’t seem like that right away.

One of those things is the purpose of this post. New beginnings. I have been working for the same company for almost 2 years. I was told 2 weeks ago that my location would be closing down, and I was given one week’s notice to close down my store, and find a new job. Talk about a stressful week.

A friend of mine had actually gotten in touch with me a few weeks before this happened to let me know of a store in need of a new manager in the company she worked for. I was interested at the time, but I wasn’t sure if it was the right time for me to just up and quit from my current position. So when I was told that my store was being closed, I immediately got in touch with her and I was thrilled to find that the position was still open. I mean yes, I could have transferred, but the closest location available in the company I worked at, was Utah. Not saying there’s anything wrong with Utah, but I am not leaving Arizona, to go to Utah. Also, this was a company that I wanted to leave for quite some time, but I always had a reason to stay, whether it be benefits, the girls I work with, security, or that we may be moving. So transferring wasn’t something I was really interested in.

+Speaking of moving, I wrote a post a while back about how my husband and I had finally made the choice to moveUPDATE: This has been put on the back burner until further notice. There is just too much going on in our lives right now. Moving will have to wait. =[

Well, here we are two weeks later, and I think it was all a blessing in disguise. I start my new job on Monday, I got a nice package from my old job to hold me over, and seriously, it is just like everything happened at the perfect time, and for a REASON. I have had my eye on the company that I will be starting at, for quite some time. This sudden closing of my store was like a push in the right direction for me. I am already thoroughly impressed by the company I will be working for, and I am super excited to start. I really feel like this is going to be a great experience for me.

So basically this post is the equivalent of me jumping up and down and squealing with excitement because I GOT A NEW JOB! =] GO ME! Despite all of the craziness going on right now, something is going right. It all worked out seamlessly. My last day was this week, and I am starting my new job next week! I even got a few days in between to take a load off. Thank the Lord. I am excited for these new beginnings.


  • Congratulations on the new job! It is crazy how everything seems to happen for a reason.

    • Thank you! It really is! =]

  • meganekubasch

    That’s awesome Desiree! Finding a new job can be such a pain. I am so glad that you will have a fresh start. I have had such a hard time in the past 2 years trying to find a job that I have pretty much given up. I will probably try to find something in Connecticut when we move, but for now I am focusing on my Mary Kay business and it is going really well so far. I am always looking for business partners and I know you would be an amazing beauty consultant. I know that you are super swamped with switching to a new career, but if you are ever interested in becoming a beauty consultant let me know. I would LOVE to work with you. Congratulations again 🙂 So happy for you.

  • Congratulations on the new job! Wish you the best 🙂