Fire Momma, that is so sweet that you thought of me when the sensei was delivering his lesson. In response to what you were saying about it… I lived in Utah over the winter working at a ski lodge, which is where I met my HS. Then in May, he went to Alaska and I came back to my homebase, Austin, TX. It was really hard readjusting to life back at home, but I’m used to it. I have done it many times over the last few years. Move away to go do something fun…come back home and save a little money and leave for the next adventure. It can be difficult, but so worth it. My lifesaving factor is roller derby. I play with a group of four teams and was involved in it before I left and missed it while I was gone. To have a group of 60 friends and a sport that I absolutely love has been invaluable. A nice distraction and ironically, a focus at the same time. I also started getting back into shape and feel really great for the first time in a while. I take power training 2 nights a week. So between those two, they take up four nights a week. I can’t wait to see my HS’s reaction, since I have toned up quite a bit since I’ve seen him. But even if he doesn’t notice that much, I did it for me and am proud of myself for sticking to my guns.
I guess I told you all already, but he is on the Hot Creek fire. Now that they have phones, he has been able to call. He called last night, but I missed it b/c I was at derby practice. And then surprisingly he called early this morning. He said there are no lines in the a.m. We had three minutes to talk. But I expect that and am just glad he calls. His plans are still not concrete as to whether we will meet up in Boise or Salt Lake so I still cannot buy my plane ticket. I just worry that flight options and prices are going to suck the longer we wait. But what can ya do? He said his days are going by very slowly knowing that we get the see each other next week.
I’m following all advice as to what to do when I see him. Except we won’t be at home…so no cooking. Darn. Sexy little somethin’ somethin’ to wear, pictures of the last few months, candles to cozy up the hotel room and CD player. Hotel rooms can be so sterile. It will just be hard to let him sleep too much since our time is so short. Oh well. I’ll feel pretty content just w/ him sleeping next to me while I read.
Thanks for all the encouragement about the long distance thing and I hope I haven’t bored you all with too much information. Just nice to chat…
Oh…and can anyone give me some info. on how you get into dispatching? Thanks.