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New Horizons

new-beginningI’ve been hinting at it on my personal Facebook and Ware is the Vodka?!? Facebook page, but the time is finally here to break the news to all my bloggy friends.

My last day at the mothership is today. At this moment, I am finishing up my last transitional documents and packing of my desk.

It’s bittersweet. It’s heartbreaking. At the same time it’s a much needed change.

I have spent 3 amazing and fulfilling years at the mothership. There have been ups and downs throughout this period. During this time I have met volunteers that have welcomed me with open arms, took some warming up to my big personality, and others who rather I would’ve never showed up at the mothership. I found my calling with volunteer management and was able to thrive greatly in a role that I was honestly made for. The skills I was able to develop and hone will forever play a part as I continue to advance my career. With that, the volunteers that I have been able to build relationships with will forever be cherished.

What I will say about the mothership is that I have gained a number of lifelong friends. These are friends that I do not know what life would be like without them. They have seen me angry, in sheer tears of confusion and frustration, and at the point to where I wanted to walk out – through it all they managed to keep me together. My work wife completed me and life seems to be dwindling away as I understand that I will never had another relationship like this again.

As this week as slowly and slowly inched by, I’ve realized that I am taking a monumental leap of faith.

A new job. A new team. A variety of new opportunities.

The mothership will forever have a place in my heart. My work wife will forever be a lifelong friend. Team Wicked Sick will forever be the greatest team to grace the mothership since sliced bread and deep fried samoas. Wish me luck as I take on this new challenge – I’ll need it.

Here’s to the new world!

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12 Comments

  • Reply Helene

    congratulations!! I know you will do wonderful things!

    November 8, 2013 at 9:29 am
    • Reply Sevi

      Thank you Helene! I am very excited about this new opportunity!

      November 8, 2013 at 6:22 pm
  • Reply Anna

    congrats & good luck with your new opportunity!

    November 9, 2013 at 2:39 pm
    • Reply Sevi

      Thank you! I am very excited to get started!

      November 10, 2013 at 7:15 pm
  • Reply kathy @ vodka and soda

    congrats! leaving an old job – esp one where you’ve made some great connections – is hard. but you’re onto to bigger and better things! can’t wait to hear more about it!

    November 11, 2013 at 5:18 am
    • Reply Sevi

      I am so excited for this opportunity! I can’t even think straight!

      November 11, 2013 at 7:14 pm
  • Reply ifs ands & butts

    Can’t wait to hear what’s next for you! So happy to hear you are happy with your experience and progress the last 3 years – honestly, not so many people can say that at their jobs!

    November 11, 2013 at 3:32 pm
    • Reply Sevi

      I am very excited for this new experience. Slowly but surely I am learning the ropes at the new gig.

      November 12, 2013 at 10:21 pm
  • Reply Amber Duffey (@Induffinitelyme)

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!! Good Luck!!!! You will do fabulously!

    November 14, 2013 at 6:06 am
    • Reply Sevi

      Thank you so much! So far I am picking up on things fairly quickly – let’s hope it stays that way.

      November 14, 2013 at 8:24 pm
  • Reply katygoesboom

    I’m so behind on my blog reading, but congrats on this new opportunity! I hope its going well!

    November 14, 2013 at 8:41 pm
    • Reply Sevi

      No worries, just glad that you read my blog!

      It has been going so well. Such a great work environment and awesome team.

      November 15, 2013 at 10:03 am

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