Overwhelmed and Excited

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This week has been an absolute roller coaster to the moon. As you know, I accepted a job at Eden at the Rimrock Hotel. I’ll post a few photos here and there, but this will probably be the last time I talk about my job because I signed a million forms at my orientation saying I would keep my mouth shut about the inner workings of the hotel. I will say that the restaurant is incredible, the view from my room is amazing, one of my roommate is so much fun, and the other I still haven’t met, and I am so ridiculously excited about the months to come. I have to go through staff hallways, take staff elevators, never to be seen which is totally fine with me. I just wish they handed out a map in orientation! This week has been full of new friends, new information, new place to live, new job. I’m just hoping to upgrade to new Becky to take it all in! It’s been so good to be with my two best friends again, and I’ve been making so many new friends! Everyone seems so nice and friendly, I just wish everyone wore their work nametags all the time so I could figure out who anyone was! I’m hopefully going to be a bit less absent this week, I’m settled into my accommodation and I’ve got my schedule set out. Yay routine! I’m so excited about all the possibilities, life is really great. 🙂

Hey, What’s Up!

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Everything about The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and these gifs that are actually life these days.

Everything about Ainsley & Sebastian, especially their epic skate park engagement shoot, their rad Vegas wedding, and the most badass Bali anniversary shoot. Seriously. Give me her hair and her body and a man with his beard and tattoos!

The most perfect USA road trip, this hits me on so many levels – my type A organizer side and my love of travelling. Saving this one (along with a whole lotta pennies) for a rainy day!

Learning and preparing how to book a prebook for Holy Ship! with my beautiful girl Caryn. Checking off things on the bucket list!

Dying a little inside because I’m going to be working at a place where you can order a “Grand Dégustation” for $546. I know. I had to pick my jaw up off the floor too.

A big mushy happy birthday to one of my favourite people and best friends in the whole entire world who happens to be my ex boyfriend. I’m so glad you’re still in my life.

Exciting News!

I’ve been waiting to post about this for a while but I wanted to wait until things were all neatly squared away before I made a big announcement. I’ve been pinching myself and crossing my fingers and toes (and holding my thumbs!) because I was sure things were going to fall through. I was convinced things were going to fall through and I was going to left sad, disappointed and a crumbled shell of a woman. Thank goodness that didn’t happen, right!

Okay, after all that hype, do a mental drum roll for me….

I got a job at Eden, a 5 diamond restaurant in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. 

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I am beyond thrilled. The most thrilled. And oh-my-god so terrified. It’s such a nerve wrecking idea, that in a few short weeks I will be packing up my entire life (again), saying goodbye to my friends and family (again), and heading across the country to peruse my dreams (again).

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I’m insanely excited about living in the mountains again – they’re so majestic and amazing and seriously if you’ve never taken a trip to Banff, get on it! I’m filled with this sense of accomplishment, a restaurant of that caliber wants me to work there. They do tweezer food, people! I can’t wait to put on a fresh jacket and walk into the kitchen for the first time. I can’t wait to make my first big mistake, just to get it over with. I especially can’t wait for the first time the chef praises me and my confidence grows just a touch.

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I’m so nervous, I want to make the best impression possible. I want to be perfect right off the bat. I want to never make mistakes and be able to do things more quickly and efficiently than I ever have before. I want to never stumble or get confused. I want to have the knowledge and the skill they expect of me. I want to be great.

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I know I keep saying it, but I’m just so excited for this new adventure. To work somewhere putting out food I can be proud of. To push myself to be a better chef. To explore new sides of myself. To give 110% and in turn build the confidence in myself I’ve always been lacking.

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I will make mistakes, I will stumble, but I will always get back up and keep going. I will be great!