Trying to be normal

A few weeks ago Steve and I finally started going out versus staying here at my house. I’m able to transfer into a car with ease versus being unable to previously. We haven’t done too much yet as I haven’t wanted to go too crazy. We’ve done the usual like driving around aimlessly, going out to dinner (Oh Chilis how I have missed you!), grocery shopping at Walmart or Target, or running to Tiger Direct to replace a mouse of mine.

I haven’t been too enthused to try going to the movie theaters yet. I already get bitchy enough when people stare at me. Oh boy don’t even get me started on that! I’ve had people literally just stand and stare at me while I’m getting into/out of the wheelchair and car… It’s an awkward feeling but at the same time ridiculously infuriating. Unfortunately not much I can do about ignorant folk but just deal with it for a little while longer.

Aside from the general woes my only issue right now is my financial status (read: broke). I’ve been busting my ass off with trying to land some remote gigs but have just not been able to hook any real good offers. I’m laying myself out there for just about everything but as I should have expected the job market is still bleak. I would just like to be able to have money in my pocket to ensure that I’ve got cushion should I have an emergency I need to fund.

Please 2 be given me j0bz peeps!

Taking a plunge into the deep end

Tomorrow I have an interview for a web design job for a company downtown [Chicago.] I haven’t been actively pursuing a job, but I happened to stumble across this company when I was browsing Craigslist. Normally I’m very skeptical of my own skills/talent, so I was hesitant to send them an email with my portfolio and resume.

Pushing aside my insecurities, I went ahead and sent out an email and heard back after the weekend. Needless to say, I had a call on Friday to set up my interview for Monday. I’m nervous for the fact that I really want this job. It’s going to be my highest paying one yet (between $25-27 an hour) and it’d be in a lovely location downtown.

I’m going to try to remain optimistic, but even if I don’t get the job for some odd reason, at least I can say I tried.