Next month my sabbatical ends and I start the process of finding my next assignment. Well, to be honest, I’ve already started the ball rolling so it’s just “officially” that it happens.
This time of complete rest has been excellent and what I needed to process through the various unexpected and stressful transitions, some of the things I dealt with while living in Africa, and also trying to heal from the car accident. Still working on that last one but the others have reach peace and conclusion.
I think I’m especially excited as it means not having every day be the same, productivity, and….well….let’s be honest, not living at home with parents who have been empty nesters for four plus years now. Don’t get me wrong! I love my parents and am so amazingly grateful to have a safe place to transition through, but I’m ready for life to start again and not have to remind my dad to “take it to another room”….or get called Ziva (the dog’s name) for the umpteenth million time.
The only concern I have is the back issues I’m still having and how that will turn out. And having to find a place to live – how does one do that in the US? Oh, and speaking only one language and trying to keep it to American English (sorry for all the extra ‘u’s lately!).
So, here’s to the light at the end of the tunnel and life having balance again! Perhaps I’ll start blogging a little more now and be more communicative. 🙂