Thursday, August 02, 2012
This is not about my weight, or about my fitness training, but about being willing to take on a new challenge. Today, I took a big step and turned in my resignation on a job I've had for over 10 years! A little scary and exciting at the same time.
I don't know if I could or would have made this move a year ago. Heck, I'm not sure I would have considered it six months ago! When I first read the email posting of the job announcement, I had a feeling deep down that I needed to try for this one. It was a crazy move! I had a good, if not perfect, position. My office was within walking distance of my home. I was minutes from my son's school. I got to teach, something I really like to do. But deep down, I knew it was a dead-end and if I wanted to move forward, I needed to move.
Kind of like my decision to improve my fitness (yeah, so I lied about not talking about that!). Similar thoughts - this was something I needed to do, make that HAD to do. The alternative was a dead-end - simply put. Not that I was super overweight, but I was definitely obese (still am really). I did not want to give up on either challenge.
Come on - let's meet those challenges! We may be surprised at the outcome and learn that we are stronger than we thought.