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Old 09-13-2011, 10:43 AM   #11
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that's great news bro, Glad to hear that you didn't let it get you down! God is Good!
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Good things CAN happen to good people. Congrats on keeping your head up and congrats on the new job offer.
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That's great news Carl. Congratulations, and wish you all the best in your new job.
Thanks guys, nice to know you all have my back. Although i do keep thinking something is gonna go wrong with it all

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Old 09-13-2011, 11:43 AM   #12
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Great news Carl. I'm really happy for you. Good luck and I'm sure you'll do well in your new job, your commitment to your lifting and yourself will only help show that you will be dedicated in your new work environment.
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:03 PM   #13
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Congratulations on the new job, Carl! I knew that if you just kept your chin up and tried to keep a good attitude about things that things would work out for you.

I've been unemployed several times myself, and it's always stressful... and I didn't have a family to worry about supporting either.
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:48 PM   #14
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Some of you mat know, some of you may not, some of you may care, again some of you may not.

I have been down quite a bit the last few months, being laid off from a relitively well paid job, other things in the home life, etc etc... have all got on top of me.

I had to take a job with riubbish hours, not vey good pay and practically no prospects to pay the bills. i appreciate i was lucky to fall in to work straight from my other role, but it has been far from ideal.

However MAB and its members have been a massive help for me, endless support from the members and something for me to look forward to each day. It has kept me motivated in the gym, when i could easily have just packed it in and felt sorry for myself if i didnt feel accountable to the guys (and girls) here and my training log.

Seriously, I could have gone down a dark path had it not been for everyone here.

I have just been offered a new job, excellent hours, good prospects and pay is alright and I feel without the support of you all egging me on and encouraging me to not give up, it may never have happened.

So thanks.

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Well done mate! Lost 75% of my income last month when my biggest client left. Slowly recovering, a bit annoyed I am scrounging in the writing bin again but it's ok.
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:06 PM   #15
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So... Can I borrow some money then?
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:07 PM   #16
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Glad things are looking up for you Carl. And I'm equally as glad that you were able to put your head down and push through the hard times. Good for you. You should be proud of yourself for staying strong and perservering.
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Old 09-13-2011, 02:01 PM   #17
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I knew karma would finally come into play for you Carl - congratz on the new job. I am so happy and relieved for you and your family. Ya simply cannot keep a good man down, at least not for very long Crom must be watching over you
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Old 09-13-2011, 02:53 PM   #18
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Keep smashing it brah, both under the bar and in life in general. Congrats on the new job!
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Old 09-13-2011, 03:14 PM   #19
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Made my day reading this mate, ****ing top news well done
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