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New Job Butterflies!

Monday, February 13, 2012

So I start my new job today (9 month temporary promotion to university student advisor / course scheduler), and I must say I'm kind of nervous. Realistically, there isn't a lot to be nervous about --- (a) it's in my same faculty, so I know the people, (b) as this is a temp. promotion I have my other job to go back to at the end of the 9 months, and (c) this week is reading break for the students, so it will be quite quiet on campus, without many students needing advising. I'll be training another temporary person this week to cover the duties in my normal job --- so really, this week shouldn't be too stressful. However, as a person prone somewhat to anxiety, of course I'm feeling a bit nervous anyway, lol.
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I'm also going to check out a TOPS meeting tomorrow evening, which should be interesting --- and will hopefully give me something else new to think about (menu planning, etc.) besides my new job! There are a couple of different TOPS groups that meet in my general area. I like the fact that TOPS is not-for-profit, and that the fees are much lower than Weight Watchers. Gotta like lower fees!! The local meeting times are better for me, too. I just seem to need that "in-person" accountability and weekly weigh-in to get consistency with weight loss and healthy eating.

Have a good week, everyone!
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  • IAMWINNING
    Wishing all good things for you. I'm sure you'll be great at your new (temporary) job.
    2466 days ago
  • NERVOUSWRECKIAM
    A new job is a new challenge. Hang in there..YOU CAN DO IT!
    2466 days ago
  • SABRINAAE4
    I as well know you will do great at the new job. I am always nervous when i start a new job. Better on day 2 then you know a little more what to expect. Enjoy TOPS I know u will do great there too. emoticon
    2466 days ago
  • BEFITSPIRITED
    You will do wonderfully at the new job from the sounds of it! Enjoy TOPS and have a lovely week!
    2466 days ago
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