Back from the Job Fair

Monday, December 03, 2012

Hubby and I are back from our whirlwind trip to Atlanta for the job fair we have been anticipating for quite a while. We did have one really good interview, but there were not many schools there and other than the one really good interview, there were no positions appropriate for the 2 of us. Ah well, now we know what we are up against. The one interview though is all we really need to get a job. This organization prefers to hire married teacher couples. They have schools in many locations and they seemed to really like us. I hope it works out.

Spark wise, I could have done better. Long car rides aren't good for sparking. I ate some junk in the car as well as several restaurant meals that were certainly caloric and fat. Ah well, home again and back to focusing. I did do well on breakfast--the hotel had hard boiled eggs and coffee. I also resisted the free sodas and juices at the conference and drank only water or Starbucks coffee. I couldn't successfully pass up on pastries once though. I also made it a point to engage in some NEAT activities like jogging in place whenever I visited the restroom (privately in the handicap stall). I'm really getting into NEAT activities that make me be active even when engaging in sedentary behaviors--does that make sense?

Now I'm home and back with my friend Wii Fit and all my other Spark acoutrements. Let's make it happen!
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    Good luck! Hope things work out for both you and your husband. What a great holiday gift that would be!
    Keep the spark fire burning! And thanks for your comment on my status.
    2299 days ago
    wow - good luck! what a nice opportunity if it works out.

    travel is often the hardest with eating well. but if it was only a few days, and now you're back home in your own routines. glad you're loving the NEAT approach
    2300 days ago
  • 1EMMA2011
    Glad you are home safe and sounds as though you gained a lot of experience. Hoping you will hear good news soon!

    2300 days ago
    That sounds cool...where did you find the NEAT activities?? I would love to find them!
    2300 days ago
    Good for you!! I sure hope things work out I know how frustrating job hunting can be.
    2300 days ago
    Welcome back! Hope the interview proves to be successful for you.

    You'll do great now that you are back and utilizing the NEAT system.
    2300 days ago
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