Yoga for Running and Running for New Job Jitters!April 12, 2018 / byrunningwhilevegan / Categories : Running, yoga
Per my post yesterday, things are working out in my favor and I start training at a new job tomorrow! My entire adult career, I’ve been a baker/pastry chef and over half of it has been focusing on vegan and gluten-free goodies. Recently, I decided to step away from the kitchen and try my hand at serving, which I really enjoyed. Even more recently, I decided I no longer wanted to work with people and their food, even though I like conversing with the public.
I’ve been applying for all sorts of entry-level positions with room for growth, hoping to snag a job at a gym or fitness studio. It happened! After a week of ups and downs at the corporate level and their approval, I’ve now been officially hired at a gym working the front desk/membership services!
Today is my last day of a two and half month long hiatus from working, or winter break! I quit my job in LA because the commute from Claremont was too much to bear for a serving job. I’ve been picking up gigs here and there to help with mine and Mike’s travel fees and my own bills, as he too has been struggling to find the right job. Fortunately for us, Mike’s parents have generously let us stay with them as we both wade through these uncertain waters. Why would we travel so much during this time, you ask? We ask each other that too (well, Mike asks me). We’ve been making it work by the hair of our chinny chin chins, and it has been stressful but we made a plan to do this, this year. It’s part of the reason we moved to Claremont, and why all of our stuff is in storage. Instead of staying in LA, we were afforded the freedom by his parent’s to figure out where we actually want to live and where we want to work while traveling the world running. I’ll be the first to admit it was a crazy plan full of ups and downs, but it’s also been one of the most exciting years of my life. On that note, I’m also very much looking forward to a steady job and us planning our next move (into our own apartment!).
So tomorrow is the big day. New job, new career, first day! Today I am looking forward to a short run, and tying up any loose ends (going to the storage unit for black pants, taking off my chipped nail polish, etc.)
To start the day off right, I hopped on the mat.
Feel Good Flow is fantastic when you want to stretch and get warmed up for a run! It takes place in Nicagera, so the location is breath-taking!
Six Minute Yoga for Hips is one of my fave quickies to get right on in the hips and ready to run!
Alright, time to lace up the running shoes and work off any jitters I may have about tomorrow!
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