Saturday, October 25, 2008

The Countdown Continues!

Well, 2 months and 5 days from now I will be living in El Salvador!!

Sometimes I can't believe there's actually an end in sight for this 2 year ordeal. It's been such a struggle. Such a long road. I may only be (almost) 32, but I have the gray hairs to prove it (although few people realize this as the woman who does my hair is spectacular at her job!!).

I sent another box out today. It's kind of ridiculous how much this is costing, but if I keep reminding myself that it pales in comparison to the total cost of an international move, it feels a bit less horrendous.

It's cooled off enough around here to make me feel comfortable with the idea of packing up our summer clothes (both in suitcases and to ship) and relying solely on our warm clothes. Yes, it will add to the boxes piling up in the front of the apartment, but I've resigned myself to the fact we'll be living that way for now.

I just talked with Mi Amor. He is working... on the beach! He works so hard and I'm so proud of him. He's almost finished another cart which means he'll have part number 2 of business number 2 up and going either next week or the week after. Part of me worries he'll be working too much for us to spend time together, but I also realize that my nerves are searching for just about anything at this point to worry about.

I need to take a nap. I've been fighting this upper respiratory infection for weeks now and am still coughing up a storm, as is La Hija. Seeing as the apartment is quiet at present (it's nap time for La Hija too) I should take advantage of this chance at rest and snooze. I can't afford to keep this sickness hanging on for any longer.


Steve Cotton said...

Each time I read your blog, I am reminded to pray for the three of you. Until you are reunited, I will continue. I hope you have a peaceful week.

Kristen said...

I can't wait to visit you in ES! Haha. ;)

American Mommy in Mexico said...

Good luck with your next couple of months!


chicadedios25 said...

Like Steve said until you are all reunited you will be in our prayers. Best of luck to you all ;-)

aighmeigh said...

A very heartfelt thank you to all of you. I truly appreciate all of your kind words, thoughts and prayers.

And Kristen, you'd better come down for a visit--and bring your sunblock! ;)