To be honest, these first 2 weeks have been pretty overwhelming. Every day is filled with mini challenges and mini accomplishments, moments of fun and laughter, and moments of fear and homesickness whenever it suddenly dawns on me that what I am experiencing is not a lifestyle I am adopting temporarily, but my new reality.
And what makes up this new reality? New habits; different ways of doing what I would (or would not) otherwise be doing at home. Here are a few indicators of what this “new” life looks like…
Jokes aside, I am having an amazing time and I feel extremely lucky to be surrounded by a group of incredibly understanding, supportive, and daring individuals.
Sneak peek/funny moment: Yesterday. On the train. Announcement: “To the passenger who getting smoke on the train, we will getting off you on the next station. Thank you.”