The Future Aint What It Used To Be:
For 11 years I have worked in the same department for a Local Authority (Local Government, for none UK Readers)
In April, my situation changed, job changed, everything changed, I knew then, that my time in this department was done, while I am quite upset at how things happened, this is not the time or place to go into it, this is the place to celebrate good things, this week I was offered 3 interviews, for 3 different job, all in the same LA.
Despite the picture, the job wasnt for a prison guard or security officer, No it was for a benefits officer (Welfare for the Americans that frequent here)
Then on Tuesday, the interview for the job I really wanted, in Taxi Licensing, came along.
Late on Tuesday afternoon, at a time that I wouldn’t normally still be in the office, as I had started early, came the news I had hoped for, The Licensing job was mine , if I wanted it, I still had another interview lined up, but without hesitation, I accepted it, I now have just 3 weeks left, in a role that I have done for 11 years before moving onto pastures new.
The crazy thing is, had I not lost weight and gained confidence, I would have accepted my ever deteriorating situation at work and would not have applied to get out, so losing weight, is much more about just physical health, but most people who have ever lost even a small amount, will know this.
The next 6 months will either kill me (mentally) or cure me, for this week I was offered an appointment with the professionals that can fix me, while I’m scared (of failing) I’m looking forward to finally getting the knowledge needed to beat (the hell) out of the one thing that has held me back ever since I was a toddler.
To lose 26 stone (364 pounds) I had to become a soldier, to beat both the weight and my eating disorder, I will need to become a warrior and for the first time in my life, because of many reasons, I do feel like a warrior, I’m READY for this battle, no backing down, toe-to-toe till the end and I WILL be the last one standing.
My time is now and I will do everything I can to make myself proud, raise awareness of Men with eating disorders and finally, get myself totally healthy.
New Bike Time:
Well, its in the air, on its way over to me, its VERY VERY Special, most of you will be shocked/amazed at just how special it is, BUT until its here, all I will leave you with, is an image of the new bottles I have for it (No, its not a Scott or Spesh bike)
Finally, Weight Matters:
Im now back down to my lightest ever weight, at 13 stone 9 Pounds, After all the being sick a few weeks ago, I had lost quite a lot of weight/fluids, so I re-hydrated like mad and thus gained (water) weight back once I had stopped with the sickness, thats all gone and im back to my lowest ever adult weight :-)
If this or I have inspired you, then PLEASE sponsor me for the 2011 Manchester to Blackpool charity ride, together, we CAN beat cancer.