Could use your prayers!! Things not going good at all....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Pumpkinpup, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess 10 Years

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    My DH is a long distance truck driver who runs with a partner. Lately the company has been rotating them off every monday along with the other teams in turn due to slow freight. This is no surprise in the poor economy and we have squeaked through fine.
    This past monday DH got the usual call from his partner that the office had no freight and would be off for the day. We thought nothing of it and he stayed home. The next morning, same thing. Now we were concearned. On wednesday I went to take him to work and half way there I got a uneasy feeling so asked hubby to call and see what was on the schedule for today. He was informed that his partner had called in and asked for "them" to take the day off the past 3 days in a row and what is up with that! OMG!!!! We then find out that the partner has been laying out on a drunk binge and calling in every day only to tell hubby that the office says no freight! He missed 3 days of work this week because of this! We are in a huge pickle now! I'm just shocked and hurt! I don't know how we are going to cover all the bills coming in and we didn't even spend more than a minimal amount of $ on Christmas, Good Thing Too! [​IMG] I am sooo mad [​IMG]
    Prayers would be most appreciated both Christian and non Christian I don't push my beliefs on others and think there is more than one correct way to look at things [​IMG] Thanks guys, you're the best!
  2. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    OMGoodness! I'm so sorry this has happend to you and I pray that things will turn around for you. Is there any way that your hubby can just call directly himself without the partner and go to work without him? Is the partner like a "superior" or something?

    Oh hun, many prayers to you and hubby during this time. [​IMG] I hope it all works out...
  3. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Think your husband needs to get a new partner...and also make the Trucking Company aware that it was not his decidion to stay off work.........Your hubbies partner has a lot to answer too!

    But I do hope it all works out for you...sending prayers to you from over the pond xx
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    Oh my word! Is there any way for him to switch partners? I think he most definitely needs to take this to the supervisor so they are aware of the situation. This certainly wasn't fair to do to your husband and he needs to make the company aware of it.

    Prayers will be said for you and your family. Hang in there! [​IMG]
  5. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess 10 Years

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Hubby made it known that he had nothing to do with requesting off time and that he needed to work. The office did put him with another gentelman whos partner had to be out sick so he got to work today. I just don't know what's going to become of all of this because they just started a new bid and that means it's going to be 5 months before a change of partners takes place [​IMG]
    Hubby also told the office that NO-ONE would speak for him from now on!
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    I'm glad to hear that he did get to work today. I would be so angry if I were in your shoes. [​IMG] Bless your heart! You know, people now-a-days just don't give any thought to others and this was so unfair to your husband. I personally think it would be more than fair for some kind of disciplinary action to be taken against your husband's partner. It would also be nice if they could somehow switch your husbands partner even though a new bid has started. You are right about asking for prayers. I'll be praying for you and your husband the next 5 months. [​IMG]
  7. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Songster

    Oct 24, 2008
    The South
    [​IMG], consideration that fella' prayers comin' your way pumpkin [​IMG]
  8. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Franklin, NC
    Prayers are going up up up!!
  9. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

    Dec 19, 2007
    Brighton, CO
    My thoughts are with you Pumpkinpup [​IMG] . It's hard enough being married to a truck driver but when the paycheck starts getting messed with [​IMG] My husband drives a Side dump and is working an hour and a half away for the past several months. Weather is our enemy right now so he's only worked 3 days this week. Stay positive for both of you it'll get better [​IMG]

  10. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008

    You've put it out there to the universe... the help will come. Hang in there!

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