Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Major Roadblock

Hello there everyone,

I am going to make this entry short. So, I got a letter from DHS and they said that I am not medically cleared. I have to send in my medical records from each doctor, and then get re-evaluated. I will have to submit records and get re-evaluated from the following:

1.)Phsychologist  2.) Orthopedist 3.) Optometrist 4.) Cardiologist

Oh and I forgot to mention that this all has to be postmarked by June 18th.

Half the battle is getting my previous medical records. My previous cardiologist is out unil June 20th ( after my deadline ) I am calling his office and leaving messages to get my records but of course no one is returning my calls.

I am really upset right now. I did all of this work, I have a fighting chance to prove that I am healthy (because I was told I am) and there is a strong possibility that I won't get this job because I can't get my records.

Did I mention how much time and money this will set me back ?

I am really pissed right now.

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Quick Update

Hello there my lovelies,

Wow, it has been quite a while since I have updated this journal. So, I took my video based test on Friday and I think I got another letter from Homeland Security, but I am not sure. There was a huge envelope for me, but when I went to pick up my mail, the place was closed so I will have to go again tommorow.

I am not sure if I passed the video based test, but I should find out within another month. All I know is that I was nervous during the process. I hate having myself video taped only to have my reactions taped, so I really don't know what the outcome is. I am just going to have to wait this out and see what happens and I will keep y'all posted.

I have also been practicing my sword routine lately since I should be performing in a couple of weeks.

Anyway, I am going to go now. Just wanted to drop by and give a little update.

Ciao Ciao.

Monday, May 7, 2007

Making Progress

Hello there my lovelies,

Today I feel really relieved. I finally submitted amy SF-86 online yesterday after checking it a million times. I also just mailed out all the paperwork and the fingerprints. I just finished photocopying and signing everything today. I also went to the post office to get a return receipt on this. I did NOT do all that work for nothing. Next is the Video Based Test in a couple of weeks.

I am also working on fighting my two trafffic tickets by Trial by Written Declaration. I will be mailing those out after work tommorow. We'll see what happens.

My computer is also broken. My CD/DVD player won't open and I am currently on the phone trying to get it fixed. Luckily I got a four year warranty when I bought this laptop. And I will hit the four year mark in January. That warranty has paid for itself. But trying to get issues resolved by phone takes FOREVER. It took longer for the last couple of times because I spoke to people that were clearly in a foreign country ( I am guessing India) and I could tell that they could barely understand what they were telling me and everytime I asked a question there was a long pause followed by them looking it up in a book.

This time I am actually talking to someone that sounds like he is American and actually knows more than me about the computer. I guess I got lucky.

Anywho, I am gonna go now. Ciao Ciao.

Sunday, May 6, 2007

Letter of Appreciation.

Hello there again my lovelies,

I also forgot to mention that I got my first letter of appreciation from my current job. At Enterprise I received about 4. I received mine at my current job about a week ago. I was happy.

One of the administrative assistants to the owners needed me to make a badge for her boss that afternoon. I was supposed to leave at 4pm and she called me around 3:20. Normally the process takes a couple of days. However, my coworker and I were able to get her a badge within an hour and follow all of the necessary procedures. I stayed late, but it didn't bother me.

She was a really nice woman, and really wrote us a nice letter and it meant the world to me. It makes all the difference in the world just to be nice and understanding and it made my job so much more easier.

Just thought I would share.

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Updates

Hello there my lovelies,

Just wanted to let y'all know that I had my physical fitness test and medical exam this past week and I passed. I am extremely grateful that I am healthy. Can't complain about that. I am enjoying every moment of health that I have.

Now I am just trying to finish submitting my SF-86 paperwork. For those of you that don't know that is a extremely long questionnaire. Very time consuming. In addition to that, there is a lot more paperwork to sign. But I am getting through it.

I also had to request my transcript from my university and I am appalled at the process. The staff is so unhelpful. I can't go down there and request my transcripts. I have to fax in a request and they won't even go to the fax machine to check for it. So it takes 7-10 days to even pick up the fax. Then it takes another week for the thing to go through the mail. I just don't know what to do if it arrives late.

Now I am just waiting for the drug test and my video based interview. I shall keep y'all posted on that.

I am just chillin and listening to my iPod right now. I love it. Unfortunately my CD drive on my computer broke. So did my AOL icon. I have to log on through Internet Explorer. I am a little miffed that I can't finish downloading my music onto iTunes.

Today I went to the salon and got an eyebrow wax and a haircut. The girl there teased my hair 1960s style and I absolutely love it. She also taught me how to tease my hair. Meow. I really like how it came out.

Anywho, I am gonna get back to work now. Happy Cinco de Mayo