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wait a second... did i just make a decision?

November 19th, 2009 at 09:00 am

So I am sure that maaaaaany of you are familiar with my wailing and whining about the inability to make a decision regarding my 'future' in terms of job/career-ness.

I am sure that there are a few of you that have read each post I've made where I've decided to do one thing, then changed my mind and decided to do the other, and then ultimately done nothing at all.

Well. I am writing to inform you that *deep breath* I have made a decision on what I'm doing, and have now put it in the hands of someone else. So once that 'someone else' does what they have to do, I will be advancing down one fork in the road (figuratively speaking), instead of dancing around at the intersection wasting time and looking like a goose.

So here it is.

I spoke to my boss today, and I asked him if I could possibly do that fast-tracked apprentice-ship we had talked about earlier this year. I said I had no intention of leaving after it was done, I had no qualms about apprentice wages if it came to that, and working 5 days a week (on top of the two days a week I work at my other job), and that when it was all a done deal, I would be happy going back to my original 22 hours a week if that is what he wanted. Oh, and I would pay for the training.

And he said he had forgotten to ask the apprentice trainer last time he was here, but will ask him next time, and that I could probably do it part time anyway, and he would try to get me qualified in less time if he possibly could, even if he had to lie, cheat and steal. (I think he was joking about the last part - but you never know with him...)

Oh my gosh! I think this means... that I am going to be a Pastry Chef. Big Grin

12 Responses to “wait a second... did i just make a decision?”

  1. Waterfall Says:

    That's great news. It seems like the right fit for you based on your previous posts.

  2. LuxLiving Says:

    Congrats on the decision.

  3. Apprentice Bliss Hunter Says:

    Congrats & Good Luck with the Apprenticeship ! :-)

  4. gamecock43 Says:

    It sounds like a short term committment- it was the best decision. You will have a skill no one can take away from you, and its a yummy skill!

  5. miclason Says:

    Congratulations!!! I hope everything turns out fine!

  6. firstthingsfirst Says:

    "instead of dancing around at the intersection wasting time and looking like a goose.".... LOVE that! Hahaha!

    Congrats on the decision, I haven't been around long enough to know the details, but sounds like a good job to me!

  7. ceejay74 Says:

    How exciting! Congratulations and good luck. Smile

  8. whitestripe Says:

    thanks guys. i feel much better knowing i am actually doing something that will help me get more employment in the future and earn more money. technically nothing physical is changing in my job - i still do the same work Smile but yeah. whew!

  9. monkeymama Says:

    LOL @ Gamecock - yes - a useful, yummy skill. Congrats on the decision!

  10. frugaltexan Says:

    Awesome! Smile

  11. baselle Says:

    Awesome. The world needs more do-ers like bakers and pastry chefs. Financial planners, not so much.

  12. homebody Says:

    Hurray! Hope to see you on Food Network someday!

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