January 16, 2011
At the end of the day I would be hard pressed to find to many positives out of this week. But it showed real promise on all fronts early on.
With regards to the job (now job hunting) I got a call from the guys who have been stringing me along a little early Monday morning asking if I could start on Tuesday. Great! Sounds good! They just busy confirming everything will call me in an hour. I hear nothing and eventually call back late in the afternoon. Get voicemail. Few minutes later get a text saying they will let me know. Hear nothing since. I mean this is a sizeable consulting firm. 200 odd people. Imo they acting really unprofessionally and I think I am fast losing interest. They keen to have me on board but they want me sold at a client first basically. So they keep making promises to keep me interested.
Anyway, started looking elsewhere. Had another interview Monday and that went pretty well. Also got asked by an ex work colleague to forward my CV on to him so who knows, maybe something comes of it soon. Really hope so! Kind of strecthed at the moment financially.
WRT poker the week also started well. Actually the whole week went pretty well. Until about 10pm Saturday evening when with my roll on 640 odd I decided to take my first stab at the 6.50s. Fired up a mixed set of 3.25s and 6.50s and what do you know. Totally bricked it. First time this year I think Ive totally bricked a set of 25 sngs and it had to be with the step up. That started a 3 set, 4 hour stretch that set me back a ridiculous $200. Was clawing it back reasonably today but also just finished poorly and only made $40 today. So bankroll sitting on 470 odd. Meagre showing for a lot of effort this week. Take away those two hours last night and Id be 700+ which would have made me very happy!
Dont think I mentiond in post 1 - I also have a 20kg weight loss bet with my brother. He theoretically has a decent edge. We similar heights and he started at 138.2kg vs my 114.0 kg. But I know he wont last so was pretty comfortable taking the bet straight up. Tomorrow is our second weigh in but I snuck a peek at the scale yesterday evening and was down to 109.0 I've been doing a little swimming but havent really hit the exercise routine hard yet so Im pretty sure with some effort I can keep up the pace for a couple more weeks before I slow down.
Want a 4 figure roll when I post next week. Whats that? Avg $80 a day. Doable if I dont run like I have since this time last night. Wish me luck!