Post # 1
until who knows when.
I’m sad today. After I leave the office today I do not know when I will work again or what I will do.
Between now and October I have to pack up the apartment Fiance and I have lived in for 3 years, get everything shipped to the UK, and finish planning the wedding. Then Fiance and I board a plane leaving all friends and family behind and move across the Atlantic ocean.
Today I have to say goodbye to the people I have worked with for 3 1/2 years.
And worst of all, Fiance left for his bachelor party this morning and won’t be home until Sunday.
So after I pack up my desk and leave, I’m coming home to an empty house.
I feel like I’m standing on a cliff and looking over the edge. There is so much change going on, it’s a little terrifying!
Post # 3
Change can be scary but can also be a very good thing, try to look at the bright side of things and I wish you the best of luck 🙂
Post # 4
When you are at the edge of the cliff-Fly baby fly!!! Time for new adventures!! With every ending there is a new beginning! How cool that you get to live in the UK, for however long. Lots of people never get the opportunity to live in another country. Look for the positive, and enjoy.
Post # 5
You’re very brave, and I hope that you can come to enjoy these exciting opportunities and your new life with your soon to be DH! 🙂
Post # 6
Aww, that is a lot at once! Just take it one step at a time. At least now you have plenty of time to see friends and family, and be able to pack and organize over the next couple of months. Call up some girlfriends to come stay the night tonight!!
Post # 7
I know what lies ahead will be exciting and wonderful.
Today just feels like the “first day of the rest of my life” (as cliche as that is) because it is the true “starting point” for all these changes.
Post # 8
Terrifying is usually very close to thrilling (think roller coasters). I know you’ve been really struggling lately but try to focus on how exciting all these changes can be. Make someone take you out for going away drinks.
Post # 9
@LGenz: Did the going away drinks last night. So tonight will be low key just me and the cat.
I’m sure I can find a good movie on Lifetime.
I’m horseback riding this weekend which I love to do and am looking forward to spending next week with Fiance packing up the apartment before he heads back to the UK.
I am happy and scared and excited and sad all at the same time.
Post # 10
Wow, this sounds fantastic, honestly. I wish I could change my life. I absolutely hate my career choice, the city I live in and pretty much everythng except for my Fiance.
Post # 11
@jouissance: I’ve been pretty happy with my life, although I am excited to embark on a completely new one after getting married.
Post # 12
You’re brave! Think of it as an amazing adventure! Darling Husband and I moved to Portland after 8 months of dating. We didn’t know anyone….didn’t have jobs. I know you’re moving a little farther (ours was an 8 hour drive), but It will all work out!
Post # 13
@KatNYC2011: (((hug))) I can’t even imagine how you feel. We’re here for you, Kat. Still will be, even when you’re overseas.
Post # 14
The hardest part is that first step into the unknown but it’ll be so exciting once everything is in motion. Right after the wedding I too packed up all my stuff and moved 3000 miles away to be with my husband leaving behind everything I knew growing up and the job that I had for 6 years! Thinking about everything made me really anxious, but once I was on the road to the other side of the country it was so freeing. And I loved exploring new place and meeting new people (I hope you will too)
Post # 15
Change is super scary, but you can do it!! You never know what great things can happen to you because of these changes.
Post # 16
I know several people who are going through huge changes, and so am I. Granted I’m not moving across an ocean haha but I am in the midst of my entire life changing as well. It’s nervewracking, sad, bittersweet, wonderful, tragic, awesome, and just about every other adjective you could use.
Allow your heart to break a little if you’re in the mood to feel sad. Feel everything. Buy yourself some Ben & Jerry’s, watch a sappy love movie (maybe one with the UK in it?), sleep with a stuffed animal if you still have one, and veg out.
Best of luck!!