Before I learned about Dominion in East Ohio, I was worried about how I would continue to pay my bills each month. I was living paycheck to paycheck and barely able to keep everything on, when one day I lost my job. The factory where I worked at said that they would have to save costs by moving some of the jobs overseas, and my job was one of the ones that were cut. I didn’t know how to react to the news at first. I was angry, devastated, heartbroken, and every other terrible emotion under the sun at the same time.
The grief didn’t end at the news of finding out I lost my job. I barely had any money in savings, and the due date for my bills was coming soon. With no way to pay the bills, everything would be shut off, and I would eventually lose my home. I submitted job applications and was rejected on all of them. I had to do odd jobs around the community to make enough money to keep everything going. Continue reading “Hard Times and Silver Linings”