Friday, September 19, 2008

Exciting News!

No pictures to post today......just some exciting news to share :) I GOT A JOB!!! I went for an interview yesterday at our gym & just got a phone call this morning that they want me to come in on Monday to start training. The funny thing is, I forgot to ask them how much I'm making an hour.....I was just too excited to even care! I'll be working the counter, checking people in as they come to work-out, etc. As of right now, it's only a couple of days a week, but there's always the opportunity to pick up more hours. Plus, the best benefit, I get my gym membership for free & my dh gets a discount on his membership. I will also get discounts on personal training sessions, in the cafe, the spa & for tanning, although I haven't used the tanning there.....yet :)

I also updated our weight loss blog today with more exciting news, but I need to share it here as well :) I am now officially 36 pounds lighter! And Jim is down 34 pounds, so between the 2 of us, we've lost 70 pounds! 70!!! Wow.....that really puts a new perspective on it! Jim's trying his hardest to catch me, but I'm not going to let him ;) I posted a picture of me from a 'virtual belly flattener' that I did on the weight loss blog. Be sure to check it out over there --->

The rain did finally let up & luckily, our neighbor's pool didn't overflow afterall. It's been gorgeous out all week & supposed to continue to be that way throughout next week as well. We may get a little rain on Sunday, but nothing compared to what we had last weekend.

Bowling has been going okay. On Tuesday, I bowled a 458 series & then on Wednesday, I did much better. My games were 199, 136 & 211 for a 546 series :) I've been using my old 15 pound ball & so far, so good. Losing weight really does affect a lot of things.....for one, my knees no longer hurt after bowling & Jim said that his don't, either :)

That's all for now.....I've got a lot of stuff to do around the house plus I'm working on a layout that I will share once it's done.

Have a wonderful weekend,
Benita

14 comments:

Heather said...

That is so great! Both the new job and your weight loss. I'm so excited for you!

Sue said...

Congrats! HAve fun at your new job.

woodlandbliss said...

Congrats on both your new job and weight loss Benita!

Jennie said...

Congratulations on both your new job and the weight loss!

Linda said...

Congrats on the new job and your weight loss!

Sarah C. said...

Wooooooohoooooo!! :D Way to go, Benita. Awesome news about the job and the weight loss.

:: gingerkitty :: said...

kudos!!!

namaste!

Disneypal said...

Wow - congrats on your job and your weight loss success !

DebW said...

What great news!!

FlutterBee said...

Fantastic news and great job on the weight loss!

Lorrie said...

congrats on the weight loss and on the job!!!! terrific news!

Darcey said...

Congratulations on the new job and fantastic waste loss for you and dh! That is fabulous!! I bet you feel great to be working out and improving your health. Congrats again, I am proud of you:)

Kip said...

Fantastic on the weight loss for both of you!!

toners said...

CONGRATS on your new job - and also on getting a job at the gym to help cover your membership costs!! You go, girl!