Life has been insanely busy. For the past four months, I've been working my a$$ off trying to secure a $2 million account (after 14 years doing this, it's my largest one ever!). I won it at one point, and then just two days later, I un-won it because they thought the vote was too close. So for ten more days, I continued to work the account in hopes of a good outcome, and fortunately I won it again! We cut them an amazing deal, but it had to be approved by their Board and Purchase Orders need to be cut. The was a glitch in that on the customer's end. We didn't think we'd be able to get all POs from them, which meant I didn't get 2016 credit for the entire order, which meant a significantly less bonus for me. Ugh! I am hopeful that I will get a PO by the end of the day today or first thing on Monday. Needless to say, there has been an enormous amount of stress, lots of tears, upset stomachs, and sleepless nights. It's been quite an awful four months.
But Halloween was fun and we had a 14th birthday party for Dog: