Originally Posted by AnnabelMore
I need to lay it all out for my boss. She deserves that, she deserves to know the situation. I need to just explain to her what happened, and that I have no excuses for it whatsoever, and that she can fire me or I can stick around and we can work together to fix the mess, it's her call. It's going to be so awfully hard to do that. But at least I'll salvage some of my self-respect when it comes to all this.
I've found that this is the best way to go! Most of the time (I don't know your specifics), they won't be happy, but will be willing to work with you and in the end have more respect for you because they know you will own up to your mistakes. Good luck!