Monday, September 19, 2005

Lawyers just wanna have fu-hun

Despite the fact that I am the #8 result if you search "I hate being a lawyer" on Yahoo, I do not hate it. In fact, the past two weeks at work have been amazing. Busy and crazy, yes. But awesome, too. I've been doing work that I enjoy tremendously, and I've gotten a lot of kudos from my coworkers. (Yes, I feed off the praise of others. I'm an only child, what do you expect?) Can't give any particular details, but I'll just tell you that I was doing the Happy Dance in my office today.

Lawyerin': It don't suck so much.

12 Comments:

Blogger ccw said...

More praise for you:

Keep it up! You are a phenomenal lawyer! You are doing an excellent job!

Glad you had a good day!

9:28 PM, September 19, 2005  
Blogger Lawmummy said...

On the plus side, if you Google "I hate being a lawyer", you don't even come up on the first page. Yeah, I tried.

I am envious of your week. Congrats.

9:39 PM, September 19, 2005  
Blogger Pink Cupcake said...

Yay for you! And thanks for posting about it yesterday when my husband was having a 'why did I ever become a lawyer?' moment...It was a timely reminder that it's not all bad. :)

6:19 AM, September 20, 2005  
Anonymous KathyR said...

You're like 1 in 10, I swear. I wonder if I come up on "I hated being a lawyer." Probably not, since I hated it so much I don't even blog about it!

I'm glad you're enjoying it. My husband is one of those who mostly loves it, too.

9:00 AM, September 20, 2005  
Blogger liz said...

Yay for having fun at work!!!!

10:26 AM, September 20, 2005  
Blogger kenju said...

Isn't it wonderful to have that good feeling about your job? I know what you mean about feeding off the praise of others (I am an only child too).

Did you see you-know-who this weekend? She was in the old stomping grounds.

1:02 PM, September 20, 2005  
Blogger Running2Ks said...

Congrats. Wish I could see the happy dance :)

2:29 PM, September 20, 2005  
Blogger Yankee T said...

The Attorney LOVES being a lawyer! I'm glad you're doing the happy dance about work. It's a good feeling.

2:31 PM, September 20, 2005  
Blogger KLee said...

I need to learn the happy dance. Maybe if I do it at work, it'll bring me good luck. :)

4:50 PM, September 20, 2005  
Blogger susan said...

I've been having a crappy week at work, so I'm taking extra vicarious pleasure in reading about your great week. May there be more happy dances in your future!

8:36 PM, September 20, 2005  
Blogger liz said...

And just as an aside, how weird is this? I haven't heard this actual song in years and yesterday it was playing on the radio when I turned it on...when I already had it in my head 'cause of your post.

Do you think the programming director at RQX reads your blog?

9:57 AM, September 21, 2005  
Blogger halloweenlover said...

Hurray for APL! I know how rare compliments and kudos are in this big-law world, so congratulations!

I walked around in a happy daze for a week after receiving a heartfelt compliment. I'm glad things are going well for you at work!!!

11:00 AM, September 21, 2005  

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