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I do talk about being poor sometimes, but never really say how bad it is.  I've been under-employed for a couple of years, and my little job isn't enough for me to make ends meet.  My landlord has sent me court papers for eviction and I have to respond with $$ by Tuesday, which is the court date.  

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I've told my friends that I stopped being proud a long time ago, but I guess I hadn't....

This makes me crazy....  Even now, I have trouble saying it "out loud."  I need $2,000 by Tuesday or I'll have to be out by next Friday.  I have a little money, but nothing like two grand.  I also have a PayPal account, but have only used it once to pay for something.  I don't know the first thing about receiving through it.  I do have a call out to my one rich friend to ask for a loan, but I'm not sure even she can come up with that kind of scratch so quickly.  I know I should have spoken up sooner, but I honestly thought I could figure it out.  Gah!  I HATE this!

email associated with the Paypal account: wishin2bgone at yahoo dot com
Update 2:  More about my situation here and here.

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Originally posted to luckylizard on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 12:05 PM PST.

Also republished by Invisible People and Barriers and Bridges.

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