Monday, July 21, 2014

Reflections: Month 11

Happy Monday Y'all! 

A couple weeks ago- I hit my 11th month anniversary! My one year mark is just around the corner- I can't even believe it. So keeping with the theme of my reflections, I thought I would share some feelings and thoughts about life in Korea. 



To be honest- this last month has been hard. I've been really homesick. I have really been missing my family and the comforts of home. I miss the variety of food. I miss my little Asian babies. I miss my mom. I miss driving a car. Like for real- will I even be able to drive when I get home? It's been a  year since I've seen my Georgia family, and I can't believe I have a whole 10 more months before I get to see them again! UGH- why did we extend! I mean I know why, but somedays it's hard. I hate feeling like this, but I guess that's part of the expat life. 

On the other hand- I don't want to waste these next 10 months. I want to soak up as much of Korea as I can. We haven't been exploring too much because of my test (which is now over), and because it is flipping hot here. We have a lot of fun adventures planned for when it gets a bit cooler, so until then we are keeping cool with our Air Con. 

This was short and sweet, but next month will be a big one! 

8 comments:

  1. We haven't done much exploring because of the heat either! Ugh. Oppressive.

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    1. Oh my gosh! Isn't it so bad! I hate walking to my bus stop everyday!

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  2. Aww, I'm thinking of you dear! I'm about to hit my 12 month expat-verisary and know what you mean about homesickness. You have the BEST attitude about it, might as well soak up those last 10 months because before you know it you'll be back in the States driving down the road daydreaming about Korea! :)

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    1. Thanks Margo. Happy 1 year! It's crazy how time flies. I'm trying to get excited about our upcoming adventures and get back in the expat groove.

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  3. I miss driving my car SO much. When I went home in April for a week, I jumped straight in and it was like riding a bike!

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    1. Sammy- I'm glad to hear driving seems like something you don't forget to do! I really can't wait to drive again.

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  4. Happy anniversary! I know homesickness comes in waves, so just try to ride this out and picture a time (soon!) when you'll be so happy to be overseas. Enjoy it all!

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    1. Thanks Polly! I know things will get better, and I'm so happy to have this experience.

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- Alex