It’s been five days, and I still wake up every morning feeling like I am in a dream Airbnb (ignoring all of the boxes, of course).
And just like that, I knew I didn’t need to say another word. No explanation needed – with one sentence, he removed any and all doubt. I suppose that’s what friends are for.
After a much longer-than-needed silence he said, “I’m not going to tell you it’s going to be ok because it IS ok. It is ok right now.”
Today, it finally happened. All of the nerves, excitement, sadness, and general sense of being overwhelmed hit my 7-year-old son smack in the heart. It came out of no where. 5 minutes into on our daily walk to school, he looked up to me and my husband and said, “I feel like crying, but I don’t know why.” And then the tears came and would not stop.
This is my daily view – boxes, a boy, and mountains of things that need to be placed into more boxes. In order to have ample time to pack and sort through ten years worth of stuff, we began packing back in January. We also didn’t know we wouldn’t be moving until June. I felt […]
No one ever told me about the underlying constant feeling of nausea when going through a process like buying a dream home. The fear of something falling through/not coming together/sellers backing out – it’s real and that fear can take a shocking amount of energy and brain power. If I were doing this without the […]
Our closing date is less than two weeks away, and as a result, the move is starting to feel much more like a reality instead of a far off dream. Instead of being consumed by everything that has not yet happened (who needs a job anyway?), I am now being overwhelmed with excitement, anticipation, and […]
You know how sometimes the right decision is the one you never saw coming? It’s so surprising, even to you, that it takes your breathe away? This is that story.