Last night, I was telling a friend about my prep for my first day on the job. She wished me luck and said, "Welcome to the next 30 to 40 years of your life."
A rather cynical introduction to the next chapter of my great adventure, I can't blame her point of view. She's been entrenched in corporate working world for awhile now. But it didn't damper my mood. I began my first day on the job with spirit and gusto.
And I'm tired.
Although, I'm suffering from information overload and florescent light burn, I can't help but love it. Sure, the usual first day of filling out HR paperwork and reading procedures can feel a bit tedious, but it just points to the fact that you're part of something bigger. It's awesome and surreal that I finally get a chance to show off what I worked so hard in college for. And as an omen of the good to come, the team took me to a lunch at Ramsey's. (Two days in a row! Wow!) Yup, I think I'm going to like it here.
Well, since the words are processing through my brain slowly and my eyes are beginning to cross, I'm going to call it a night. Why don't we make this more interesting and you tell me about your best (or worst) first day on the job.
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