Well, yesterday was my first day back at Perkins. It was strange - so much has changed and yet very little has changed. I mean, there are people, both customers and co-workers, there that I still know. But honestly its been 5 years. I've forgotten so much. However, I think it went pretty well. By the end of my shift I was running all the food and drinks out to tables, slowly ringing in orders, doing the side work. It's coming back slowly but surely. My goal is that by the end of this week (4 shifts in) I'll be rocking and rolling!
I want to thank you all for your kind comments on my post yesterday. Losing my friendship with Amber has been a really hard thing for me. To answer your questions, I don't totally understand why our friendship ended. She said it is in part because of a mix-up that happened on Facebook, my unkind words to some mutual friends of ours and the way I was treating our friendship. I know there are things I did that weren't right. I was going through a not great time friend wise and I will admit that I am someone who speaks before she thinks. It is something I'm trying to fix about myself but something that is going to take a LONG time for me to fix. Anyway... I'll admit at the time that our friendship ended I was not the world's best friend. But it hurt so badly to have our friendship end in an email. I don't know. The past is in the past. And I'm trying hard to not hold out hope that Amber will in any way respond. At this point the ball is in her court - I'm mailing the card today. I simply congratulated her on the birthday of her first child, told her that I know she and her husband are going to be amazing parents (oh my gosh, they so are) and said that I regret our friendship ending and miss her. Short and sweet. I guess I'd be lying if I said there isn't a small place in my heart that hopes I hear from her.
So that is what's up. My poor body hurts from actually having to do something at my job and moving around, lol. But in a weird way it feels good. I work tonight at 5 so until then... I guess I'm going to be a good wifey and clean the kitchen.