I got a new gym membership at the YMCA in Richmond. It is not as close as my old gym, but they have far better classes. I have home fitness equipment, but I missed the “going to the gym” experience. Also, they have Tia chi, chair yoga, and many other classes. Boredom can make it hard to stick to a fitness routine. My mom got a membership and I am part of the family membership. The kids have an indoor playground, and a year round heated swimming pool to use at the Y. This helps the situation with my old gym being jerks about money. I was getting sick of seeing New Year’s gym advertisements while NOT going to the gym.
Reading BIG books when waiting for the doctors today. They had me waiting so long I read half the book. Getting records to transfer from one state to another has been an epic battle.
I made all A grades in my college classes last semester. I went back to school for psychology classes, and passed everything well. I just fixed my printer enough to printout the informal transcripts, and the grades and attendance averaged out better than I thought. The last semester I was in Austin, TX I was attending college credit courses part time, and made all A grades there too as well. One teacher may have been a fluke, but two colleges in dozens of classes across the nation are no fluke. Now if I can just get employers to notice the simple fact that school is attending, working hard, and following instructions well; work is ALSO doing these SAME THINGS!!! I could be making them money. I attend ANOTHER employment agency appointment Tuesday afternoon. Hopefully at some point my good grades will penetrate the bad economy glass ceiling and money brick wall.
One thing that sucked about New Years, I did NOT have a date helping me meet any people at all. I LIKE new friends! I am trying to meet all new people, in an all new town, in an all new state of the USA. I am trying to do this on short notice, with a bad budget. No one seems to want to introduce me to new people, and guys all just want to drink a beer glued to the TV. I am very ticked off at this part of the year.
Planet Fitness Richmond, VA has now charged me 2 unauthorized deductions of $50 and $74, and triple once a month fees. I am giving the least stars on Yelp for them that I can. I could not buy my family many gifts for Christmas due to their use of my bank account as their own personal ATM. I complained to the manager. They could give me NO explanation of the unauthorized deductions. When I used the personal trainer before they went deduction crazy the trainer was HORRIBLE, and miss-spelled every workout machine on the trainer form. The Planet Fitness in Austin was wonderful, and the people were great. This branch is run by jerk bags, and I hope to put enough negative reviews on the Internet to help warn others of their customer abuse. I am putting stop payments on the bank account now. I see many other negative auto deduct related posts on yelp, and I wish I had checked Yelp before I used this location. It is lucky I have a bike, running shoes, a home fitness bike, and a home elliptical as back up for use as I do my New Year’s Resolutions.