Today's interview at Noodles went exceptionally well. The general manager informed me that the district manager came in after I dropped by yesterday and wanted to hire me on the spot just for having an amazing résumé. I'll have to admit, I did a great job organizing and writing a cover letter and contemporary résumé. I also attached a letter of recommendation that my previous manager from Circuit City wrote for me... and put it all in a special résumé folder. Anyway, the GM was impressed with me and wants to hire me as the assistant manager. I have a second interview with the district manager later this week. If all goes well, I will have to travel to Denver a few times a week for about 3 months for training. I could start as a shift leader and work my way up, but she wants me to train at the district's training store to speed up the process. I'm happy because they're willing to work around my current job at Yankee Candle so I don't have to leave. I'm also happy that I'll be working 40-50 hours a week and making a descent salary... and my uniform shirt will say "Noodles" on it. How freaking cool is that?
Anyway, today was my 2nd day of the raw eating diet. This morning didn't start out too well, as I woke up with noro-like symptoms (probably just from all of the crazy organic herbs I've been taking), but it wore off in a couple of hours and I was able to eat a salad for lunch. I've also been making fruit smoothies with this amazing blender that my awesome friends, Lynn and Megan got Adam and I for a wedding gift. Last night, I made a green smoothie with spinach, banana, apple, orange and ice (full recipe later this week). I used 2 cups of spinach in a 16 oz portion and you couldn't even taste it. Today, I made a smoothie with fresh pineapple, frozen banana and canned coconut milk. I don't think I'm supposed to have coconut milk, but it is a fruit and if I only eat leaves for 2 weeks, I might go insane. Especially cooking for Adam everyday. The hardest part is not knowing what I'm serving him tastes like. I rarely use recipes when cooking, I just taste as I go. He hasn't complained about anything so far, so I'm good.
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