Friday, February 21, 2014

Rainbows and Haters

Posted by CheapRunnerMichelle

Good Friday morning friends – and yeah to the short work week for me and my fellow CheapRunners!

This morning Jackson had an appointment for his final brace fitting and pick-up…so off we went to officially turn him into an old man and get his orthotics


The other week when I was out of town on business – Mike had taken Jackson for a mould of his foot to be done


and at the time he also got to pick the colour – rainbow it was. After a little more measuring, some shaving and re-shaping today, it was time for him to try them out


…crazy to think that this “hunk” of plastic was over $1,000

Ah well….c’est la vie…tonight we are off for homework assignment – we have to buy little man some new shoes – and then we go back for a follow-up in another 2 weeks to see how he’s making out.



So my last day of work before I went on holidays – the morning of; we got a really nasty “comment” on my work’s Facebook page…the girl that is in charge of the FB here at work asked me what to do about it – and after a little investigation on my part (looking into the customer etc.) I had discovered that this was not a “real” person at all, and I told our FB girl to remove it…well didn’t that just open the flood gates, and within minutes “friends” of this “fake” girl came out of the woodwork with their choice words and comment posts….needless to say a few hours later I received an email from this girl who’s comment we had removed…finally she had a name.

…but think about this…she went to the trouble of creating a new Facebook page – not under her name, all so that she should sit behind her computer and spew her lies and judgment about us…I mean…who does she think she is?!?!?!


Which really got me thinking about social media these days and all the haters out there in webville…it really irritates me that people think it is there right to sit back and judge others…most of the time people they don’t even know – or will never meet in their life. What gives them the right to put others down and cause self esteem issues, or to tell others how to live their life or to be mean just for the sake of being mean. I realize that haters are gonna hate…but then why do they “follow” you?

I know a few blogger friends have been experiencing this same sort of thing lately and although you want to ignore it – it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t get under your skin a little…well to all those haters I say


End of rant.

So do you ever experience any haters?...what do you do about it?

What are your plans for the weekend?

Tell me one thing I missed while I was away on vacation, and on a social media break?


  1. Haters are just jealous bitches in disguise.

  2. it's an epidemic really, where people forget to behave the way they would if they were talking to someone in person.

  3. it's so sad...I can't tell you how many times here at work, I've had to say to someone on the other end of the phone line "until you can speak to me like a fellow human being, there is nothing I can do to help you"

  4. I don't know how many times I have had to say the same to the mites and insects that I work on! ;)

  5. So far I've been fortunate to escape the haters. I don't get it either - why bother to read if you don't think what the person is saying???
    I'm super excited for the weekend. I'm making a super quick trip to Ft. Worth, TX (7 hours from here) because my sis-in-law is running the Cowtown marathon on Sunday and I want to be there for her!! Best part - she doesn't know I'm coming down!!

  6. I luckily haven't had haters but I have seen them on other sites. I think it is horrible but it happens. I think it is best to just delete them and move on.

  7. I think it just comes with the territory of having a blog and putting yourself out there. Not everyone's going to be feeling you and that's okay. Just keep it movin!! If they ain't hatin you ain't doin somethin right. *two snaps* haha Just keep doing you!!

  8. The lengths some people will go to hurt or affect others never ceases to amaze me. I have never understood this.