The pint of Schneider Wiesen Edel-Weisse that I’m drinking

“Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh…” doesn’t even come close.

This morning I weighed 219 pounds. I am now halfway to my weight goal.

Later this morning I told my Keane* manager two things: as of the beginning of July, I will not be working at my current location in Jersey City, because I can’t handle this commute; and I can’t work under my current Goldman Sachs manager. He said that he’ll do what he can, but he doesn’t have much hope of my manager agreeing to it. I assured him that I understood that, and that I’m doing what I have to do for my health.

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It’s scary and exhilarating, but the exhilaration is winning. I’m looking forward to seeing my manager’s reaction and calmly refusing to budge. These are facts: I can’t do this commute and I can’t work under him. I will not threaten and I will not negotiate. I will simply say it the way it is, which will be relatively easy because I’ve reached the point where I would rather be a janitor than work under him. It’ll be fun to watch the chips fall, at the very least.

Now, as a small reward for reaching my halfway point and for sticking up for myself, I’m savoring a pint of an old favorite. The real reward will be a sushi, beer and sake party next weekend. But for today… here’s to taking the leap.


2 Responses to “The pint of Schneider Wiesen Edel-Weisse that I’m drinking”

  1. kestrelhill Says:

    A glass with you, sir!

    (Make mine iced tea.)

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