Daily Prompt: Call Me Maybe: Describe your relationship with your phone. Is it your lifeline, a buzzing nuisance, or something in between?
I sit and stare at it willing it to ring. Come on phone ring…ring…ring! Then like magic the I hear the beautiful voice of Alicia Keys singing “This Girl Is On Fire.” (Okay so my choice in ring tones is a little off but it is supposed to be inspiring) Quickly I pick up the phone and with bated breath I wait to hear the voice on the other end.
“Is this the decision maker of the house?”
I’m quickly deflated and before spewing my disappointment and frustration on the poor sole just trying to make a living, I hang up the phone.
My phone and I have developed a love/hate relationship as of late. You see being a forty-five year old woman who hasn’t held a real job in almost 18 years, waiting to hear from the millions of job applications she has sent out, can wreak havoc on your relationship with your phone.
So you see I am trying to stay positive, surrounding myself with the words of Alicia Keys…”This Girl is On Fire”, but I am nearing desperation and may soon use the words of Carle Rae Jepsen… “Call Me Maybe.
Here is to all my fellow stay at home moms trying to find their way back into the work force. Keep your head up, your spirit high and your phone close by because one of these days it’s just gotta ring and until then… create your own destiny!