End to one misery?

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The suit is at the cleaners, shoes are shined, and my best shirt is pressed. Why? Because I have a job interview (finally) tomorrow! I have to beat out a few others to get the job so I'm a little nervous. I even caught myself looking through the fridge after I got the call, but was able to recognize it before I did something I'd regret :-).

I'm nervous because I am extremely qualified for this position, but have bad luck in these situations. I don't know why. It just seems that whenever I'm a perfect fit, the employers always go with another candidate. The last time this happened was when I applied for a job with the Park Forest Village. The call after the fact went like this:

PFV: I'm sorry, but we decided to go with another candidate who is a little "greener"
ME: I'm sorry to hear that; was there anything in particular you didn't like about my qualifications?
PFV: Oh no, your qualifications, answers to the questions, and overall demenor were excellent; We just thought you were too good, and thought you would leave when something better came along.

This is what I get these days. It's very frustrating.

Anyway, we'll see how it goes. If I get the job, I'll post, if not, I won't mention it again

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Greg:
Go get 'em, tiger!

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You know how it goes. The kids come along, there’s less time for you and in trying to keep up with their busy lives, your eating choices aren’t always so hot.

Greg Ortiz is a 39-year-old south suburban man who, tried, with the Sun-Times’ help, once before to get back to the athletic — and thinner — guy he once was.

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