It was Friday night at about 10pm, I was out at a "Holiday Gala" for Andrew's company when the red light on my Blackberry started flashing.
I had been quasi-stalking it all day, because I knew I'd be receiving an email with either good news or bad news.
The subject line was: RPM Audition - Thank You
I knew it was bad news immediately, but continued to read:
As Team Leaders for RPM, we would like to thank you for coming out to the RPM audition on Saturday January 7th, 2012. We appreciate your interest in becoming an LMI Instructor with GoodLife Fitness Clubs.
Unfortunately we are not able to offer you a spot in the upcoming training session at this point in time. As space in the training is limited, we have made every effort to select those individuals who we feel best meet the current schedule needs and the Les Mills International (LMI) criteria - awesome technique, performance and enthusiasm!
While we were not able to select you at this time, we would encourage you to keep attending RPM classes. Ask the instructors for feedback on technique, and pay special attention to the passion that is displayed by your instructor. These are all aspects that you can work on over the following months. We encourage you to come back to see us at our next audition.
Thank you for your interest and your passion for RPM.
So, that's the scoop. I am not going to be an instuctor.
This may sound egotisitical to the max, but I don't often fail. Usually when I put my mind to something I generally succeed. I think that's why I'm so upset. The fact that I failed at something I really put my heart into.
But at the end of the day I tried. I gave it 110% too.
I guess there's always next time, right?
Thank you for all your support and words of encouragement. xo