Pete, Congratulations!

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Date Joined Mar 2008
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   Posted 6/12/2009 8:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Pete,

Today is/was your LAST day of working for that crazy boss! You will NEVER have to deal with him, or put up with his crap again! If you read this after you get home from work, guess what? You are DONE!!!! I just wanted to send you lots of hugs and a BIG congratulations! You deserve to go out & celebrate tonight! Maybe go & visit your wife! I'm sure that just getting rid of the stress of working for that nasty guy will take your pain down a notch! Here's to your new life & all the possibilities, Pete!! You did it!! (((((((((Pete)))))))))).

many hugs,

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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 6/12/2009 8:09 AM (GMT -6)   

Hey Pete,

Hopefully, as Skeye has said you will never have to deal with WACKO BOSS AGAIN!

ENJOY your new life!


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   Posted 6/12/2009 8:14 AM (GMT -6)   
Oh Wow Pete...Big Congrats....

yur friend


lots of soft hugz too.......
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Date Joined Apr 2009
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   Posted 6/12/2009 8:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Pete, I guess today you went to work with a "happy heart"(a saying between my son and me) knowing it would be your last day. I am really excited for you!! I wish you the best. You enjoy your freedom being away from your WB!!!

I do hope your pain level is low today. Have a great weekend!

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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 6/12/2009 9:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Pete! Happy Retirement! I am so glad that you are out of there, with all of the crazy demands and the lack of care for you, I am really glad that you are done there now. '
Here's to a new, relaxed way of life, without all of that constant pressure.
PLIF/TLIF Fusion w/Instrumentation L4-5 Spondololysthesis L4-5.Laminectomies L4-5, foraminal stenosis L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, herniations L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, central canal stenosis L3-4, L4-5 and L5-S1
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I've seen enough surgeons over the last few years.

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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 6/12/2009 11:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Pete, you did your best to change that boss, now it is someone elses job. On to the next mission. I know you are planning on enjo place but you will also miss some of those that you work with. I know you will be enjoying some time off after today but remember all things in moderation. We don't want to hear that you are overdoing it. I know that today will be bitter sweet as you are getting rid of the boss from a far far away place but also will be saying goodbye to some friends. I am sure we will be talking soon. Blessings!

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Date Joined Nov 2007
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   Posted 6/12/2009 3:46 PM (GMT -6)   
WackoBoss when he realizes how much Pete has done for him------> smhair shocked shakehead

Pete upon leaving WackoBoss behind-----> turn tongue turn tongue smurf cool

Yea, Pete! yeah yeah yeah


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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 6/13/2009 12:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Pete:

I just want to say again how happy I am for you and how proud I am of you. I know leaving Wackoboss was probably the easiest thing you've done in a long time, but leaving the job itself without having another job to move on to must be hard and scarey. But the good definitely outways the bad in this decision!

Enjoy your time off with your wife!


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   Posted 6/13/2009 12:44 PM (GMT -6)   
I know I don't post often but I have followed this story.  I am so glad you are done!  This is so great.  I hope retirement is everything you want.  You deserve to relax and enjoy life.  I hope retirement finds you feeling better.
Gretchen       co-moderator MS board       diagnosed with MS July 2006
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   Posted 6/13/2009 5:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Pete. You have finally done it!! Now on to happier times. You are in my prayers always. God bless you.

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