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The brag post... *laughs out loud* (an Eff you post)

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So... here is the story.

For many years I have taught dance and hubby works with his parents in a development business plus real estate. At one point we were able to afford health insurance....

Then came the economy crash :( We are not the only people that had to move fast downgrading everything you worked hard for. We sold our house and downgraded into a rental, downgrading our budget, getting rid of things we couldn't afford, preparing for the worse financially. Let me tell you we moved fast!!!!

Three years of hell we went from making 75,000 a year to 45,000 a year. We were lucky we made 45,000 a year. On top of that back then health insurance was 680 a month and believe me thats a lot not including the 2 grand deductible. Sadly that had to go too because the amount we were making was just getting so low we couldnt afford it anymore. We cleaned our savings, college, retirement trying to stay afloat... When you are in the housing market, sometimes you go months before you have income or a pay.... It was awful.

During this time I continued to argue with hubby about me going back to college. He resisted. I wish had let me go back sooner (although it worked out in the end). Eventually at the end of our debts he let me go back I am graduating this Saturday.

So now we are slowly working our way back up, slowly trying to put back the savings and unfortunately since the last time we had health insurance it has gone up to 980 a month for the cheapest with 2500 grand deductible, one was 3 grand! At this time we simply cannot afford insurance PLUS unpaid medical bills from the 3-4 year economical crash and building our way back up.

I have watched people around me plus those online struggle the same struggle we have gone through, there are still many out there that simply cannot afford the rates.... I understand oh believe me I understand. Then you got arrogant asshats that brag how their hubby works good bucks and great heath insurance and pay only 200 a month for extra benefits and blah blah.... Ya well good for fucking you!

I recently got hired (yes got the job I wanted my ideal job) at the university as a computer specialist. I will work part time however, I will earn a little over the part time hours so I can qualify for health care benefits. After all these years me working part time and hubby busting his ass and barely having health care insurance we will finally be where others are (the employment paid health benefits). So for those that cursed me and others for not having it EFF YOU I HAVE IT NOW!

The end.

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I'm not the cat lady type. I'm more like an actual cat. I want affection when I want it and on my own terms. The rest of the time I want to claw out your eyes and piss in your shoes.  

It's wrong to be a bully with one exception. It's ok to bully those you THINK are a bully.

by on May. 1, 2013 at 10:29 AM
Replies (11-20):
thetrollcat
by Meow on May. 1, 2013 at 10:36 AM

Oh I know trust me I KNOW! we are in our forties and were freaking out big time not because of OBAMA but because we know our health is going to go down hill from now on...... its expensive!

Quoting Anonymous:

I hope I can eventually get insurance. It sucks not having it :(


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I'm not the cat lady type. I'm more like an actual cat. I want affection when I want it and on my own terms. The rest of the time I want to claw out your eyes and piss in your shoes.  

It's wrong to be a bully with one exception. It's ok to bully those you THINK are a bully.

thetrollcat
by Meow on May. 1, 2013 at 10:36 AM

aw Im sorry but I feel your pain.

Quoting tifferie:

That is awesome. My dh was making good money with benefits and he was laid off. He could not find a job. So we moved for a great job. Unfortunately it takes 90 days to get insurance. Guess who broke her arm at the 30 day mark? This chick. Ugh. It is frustrating.


~~~~~         =^..^=        ~~~~~
I'm not the cat lady type. I'm more like an actual cat. I want affection when I want it and on my own terms. The rest of the time I want to claw out your eyes and piss in your shoes.  

It's wrong to be a bully with one exception. It's ok to bully those you THINK are a bully.

thetrollcat
by Meow on May. 1, 2013 at 10:37 AM

I feel for those struggling to get out... Some are not so lucky I find it heart breaking for those people... There are many american still drowning from the effect of the economical crash some have hit the after wave of it... No one should have to struggle that way... its really sad.

Quoting elkmomma:

NICE!!!  Seriously, I'm happy for you and any one who makes it through all the crap.


~~~~~         =^..^=        ~~~~~
I'm not the cat lady type. I'm more like an actual cat. I want affection when I want it and on my own terms. The rest of the time I want to claw out your eyes and piss in your shoes.  

It's wrong to be a bully with one exception. It's ok to bully those you THINK are a bully.

brandydesiree
by on May. 1, 2013 at 10:38 AM
Insurance sucks!!!!! We pay right at $1000 a month for the three of us, and we have a 2k deductible! I sometimes wish that DH would go back to working directly under a company instead of 1099.
livelovelaugh85
by on May. 1, 2013 at 10:38 AM

Great news! You deserve it!

LAXmom21
by Ruby Member on May. 1, 2013 at 10:39 AM

 Good for you!! I hope to get my ideal job today(fingers crossed). I will have better insurance as well.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on May. 1, 2013 at 10:40 AM
Seven years ago, when our economy crashed, we became homeless with three children and had to move 2,000 miles away from our friends and family to survive.
We have never made $75,000 a year or even $45,000 a year. Still, my husband works hard for his money and we are on our feet once again.
thetrollcat
by Meow on May. 1, 2013 at 10:40 AM
1 mom liked this

That may be a better idea. My hubby owns his own business so we were really stuck on how to get affordable insurance. In the end its just best ONE OF US just get employed... So we can afford it. I think its sad that the cost of insurance (health) is actually killing off a lot of smaller businesses because people cant afford the rates.

Quoting brandydesiree:

Insurance sucks!!!!! We pay right at $1000 a month for the three of us, and we have a 2k deductible! I sometimes wish that DH would go back to working directly under a company instead of 1099.


~~~~~         =^..^=        ~~~~~
I'm not the cat lady type. I'm more like an actual cat. I want affection when I want it and on my own terms. The rest of the time I want to claw out your eyes and piss in your shoes.  

It's wrong to be a bully with one exception. It's ok to bully those you THINK are a bully.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on May. 1, 2013 at 10:40 AM
We are struggling big time right now. I'm so tired of swimming against the current.

Quoting thetrollcat:

I feel for those struggling to get out... Some are not so lucky I find it heart breaking for those people... There are many american still drowning from the effect of the economical crash some have hit the after wave of it... No one should have to struggle that way... its really sad.

Quoting elkmomma:

NICE!!!  Seriously, I'm happy for you and any one who makes it through all the crap.


thetrollcat
by Meow on May. 1, 2013 at 10:41 AM

Good Luck to you, it is a great feeling to finally not worry.

Quoting LAXmom21:

 Good for you!! I hope to get my ideal job today(fingers crossed). I will have better insurance as well.


~~~~~         =^..^=        ~~~~~
I'm not the cat lady type. I'm more like an actual cat. I want affection when I want it and on my own terms. The rest of the time I want to claw out your eyes and piss in your shoes.  

It's wrong to be a bully with one exception. It's ok to bully those you THINK are a bully.

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