The feeling I got when I turned in my resignation letter was one of excitement and readiness for the next chapter in my life. I was getting so frustrated with management and the stress of it was affecting my personal life. So when I got the okay to quit and start traveling with Rudy – I was thrilled.
My last day working was bittersweet… I found myself in tears and complete confusion as to why. I knew I’d miss some of my co-workers that had grown to be amazing friends of mine, and I knew I’d miss the residents that I’d grown so close to, but I thought I was ready to stay at home with Deidrick all day and embark on this adventure with my husband.
Some days here are great, and I look back at that old job and smile…but some days, after cleaning the 5th bottle or washed the dishes to cook on them and wash them again.. I miss the simplicity of my paying job. Yes it drove me crazy, but I had days off…and going to work for 4 hours a day meant 4 hours of adult interaction. Being a stay at home mom is a 24/7 job, especially when we’re away from friends and family.
A combination of emotions and not feeling well have knocked me off the health kick for a few days…but we’ll get back on. We go to Walmart everyday to get stuff for dinner and walk around, so I walk by the clothes everyday and get myself motivated.
Word is we’re going to Texas, probably in 2 days. We are headed to El Campo, which is only 30 minutes from the ocean! Not only is it close to the water, but we’re very close to Rudy’s family – including his grandpa who is selling us a camper once we get our tax refund (yay taxes!!).
Missing everyone back home… Much love from the Sanchez family – hopefully leaving Kansas soon!