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I retired Today after 33 Years YAAAAYY!!!!
Old 01-04-2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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I retired Today after 33 Years YAAAAYY!!!!

Still in state of shock!!!!!


.....Had a really, REALLY nice send off breakfast party, turned in my keys and my Company vehicle....sitting here wondering IS THIS REAL?

Thanks to all on this site!!!..Been lurking for about 6 months and not posted too much but I am SO ?


I am almost 57 in January.....34 years at Megacorp Gas Company...the phone will NOT be ringing any more for a Gas Emergency.....thank god!!!!!


What a trip!!!!still in a state of "is this really real?"
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Woohoo, congratulations!
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Careful. That big grin can cause serious strain to some of your face muscles.

Congrats!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:17 PM   #4
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Yes, it's real. Transition time !
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:26 PM   #5
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NErvous!!!! Anxious!!!

HAPPY!!!!! a little blue.....


Is this normal?
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:35 PM   #6
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NErvous!!!! Anxious!!!

HAPPY!!!!! a little blue.....


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Yes, it is. Congratulations!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:39 PM   #7
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Yahoo!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:42 PM   #8
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NErvous!!!! Anxious!!!

HAPPY!!!!! a little blue.....


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With your success in retiring, there is still a loss ... a loss of the w*rkplace and the gang you w*rked with, had lunch with, joked with for a very long time, as well as 'the routine.' This is mourning that loss during this transition time, and that will eventually fade away. All extremely normal. Congratulations !!
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It is a shock to quit. Took me a while to get over it. About as long as it took to walk to my car@!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:47 PM   #10
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Congratulations. I hope you have some fun things planned to do with your free time.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:53 PM   #11
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Rich444 thanks that is exactly what it is I think....

Thanks to all ...Pacing the house ( I live alone)...friends have called..I am SO anxious..but happy!!!
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Congratulations! That's awesome.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:20 PM   #13
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Congrat! Been there-done that so I know the feelin' you're feedlin! Best wishes for a great retirement.
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Congratulations!! Those blues should pass quickly. You will soon fall into a retirement routine and enjoy your new freedoms.
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:34 PM   #16
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Yay! Congratulations to you! Time to celebrate
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:18 PM   #17
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Congrats! I remember the feeling also. I could not believe that I never had to go to work again and I was still going to get paid every month for the rest of my life. Freedom!
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Well done !
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Great - you will love it!!
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