I made it. I made the impossible deadline. I wrote the Test Cases, 94 of them in 30 days. All told, with a little help, 158 Test Cases were completed. That’s a freaking lot. That’s a lot of writing to be done. That’s a lot of things to test!

In case you were wondering, that’s amazing and unbelievable. Oh yea, and Insane!

The pressure was immense. I don’t know how I survived. Papa was a big part of my sanity and survival. I realize now that I’ve had focus blinders on so that I haven’t seen the rest of the world.

The weight of focus that’s been on my head has been released. I’m free. I celebrated by having a Starbucks coffee. I deserved it.

I didn’t even tell my bosses that I made it. I figure that since they’re watching the document like, all day. They look at it for updates 4 or 5 times in a day, so I figure that they’d know when it happened.

Was I wrong to do that? I don’t think so. They put so much pressure on me that I broke once & almost broke several other times. Why would I want to tell them? So I can get a heart felt “Thank You”?

Oh no, I don’t think so. I just want to be left alone. That’s what I told my boss on Monday when he scheduled a one on one meeting about my “Attitude Problem”. What could we do to resolve it, pray? I said this “Just leave me alone. Stop pressuring me, stop querying me, stop meeting with me. Just stop it. I’ll be fine if I’m just leave  me alone.”

So, I’m just doing my work so that I can take a few deep breaths and move on and get the other stuff done. *Ahhhh*

I’m happy & at peace… Bejeweled here I come…


© Fizz 2009 


About Fizz

*I'm a Northern Girl livin' in the South. *I graduated with a BS in Geophysics from Michigan Technological University (MTU). *I have critters: 2 dogs & 1 cat. *I love thunder and rain days. Too much sunshine gets on my nerves. (How I survive in Texas I do not know!) *I'm trying to remove swearing from my vocabulary (Good Luck!). *I'm the last single in my group of friends. The rest of the turn coats got married. *Sadly, the above friends are now procreating. Now the world will have yet more strange and twisted individuals that will have to go to an Engineering School to survive. *Yoopers do exist. Look on a map. *Marvin the Martian and I have a lot in common. We're both cranky when crossed and generally like our own way. *I will never be a model! (Thank god, that starvation stuff has GOT to be painful!!!). *I am not Fat! (Even though that little voice behind my right ear might tell me that every single day). *I am normal. Whatever that means! *Yes, you can be smart and not be a geek. *I've been told I'm not boring. We'll see. *Much to my irritation, I have been described as Eccentric. *I cannot spell! *Being Single is a frame of mind. *Who said life was fair?
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7 Responses to Well…

  1. Babblelot says:

    I am so glad you finished the tests. Whew! Now may you exhale and enjoy life this weekend!By the way, you know anything of Brownsville? Hugh has been talking about it.


  2. Dana says:

    Yeah snoopy dancing for you.. the freedom of the slow breath, the smells of what’s outside, the twittering of birds the silence of the over bearing, anal retentive boss… awww I’m feeling the joy for you. And that is AMAZING AWESOME DEDICATION you have there GOOD JOB!! (Now I’ll leave you alone hehe)


  3. Ann says:

    job well done! congratulations.


  4. JoAnn says:

    Glad to hear the tests are done. Those deep breaths are well deserved. Hugs


  5. Beth says:

    Good job Fizz. Proud of ya girl!!Hugs,Beth


  6. Lori BJ says:

    AWESOME job Fizz… your patience is so cool.!


  7. Maro says:

    Congratulations……. Time to relax and be good to yourself….. God bless you and I hope you have had a very peaceful and relaxing weekend.~Hugs~Maro~


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