She's out of work but can't drop her gym membership

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22441_1177896168245_1253357310_30407427_2007132_n Besides the job search, what can be one of the most frustrating things when you're unemployed? Margie Miller of Belleair shares her tale:

When she lost her job a year ago, Miller took a hard look at her expenses. She ended her regular shopping trips to Borders. She cut out the hazelnut lattes from Starbucks. She let go of her apartment and moved in with her boyfriend. 

But there was one luxury she couldn’t cut: the fitness club membership. Shapes Total Fitness won’t allow her to cancel it.

Read the full story on our Help Wanted blog. If you're one of the many unemployed in the Tampa Bay area, we'd like to hear from you. What's been the biggest challenge for you outside the job hunt?  

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 5:01pm]

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