Just a quick update from my phone… It looks like the cable/internet guy won’t be here until Monday so I won’t be back to blogging until at least then. We’ve been pretty busy shopping and trying to get as settled as possible. Our household goods won’t arrive from Tanzania until the beginning of May, which I’m super bummed about because the baby will definitely be here before then. I’m also in mini-freak out mode because the only gym in my town will cost $120/month to work out at (WTF). Remember when I said that having a real gym was the number one thing I was looking forward to about being back in the United States? I think I jinxed myself. I’ve never paid more than $50, except at the UFC gym in Hawaii which included unlimited real martial arts classes. So right now I’m at the point where I don’t know what to do. It has been a week since I’ve worked out and I’m feeling pretty anxious. I’m going to start working out on base but the gym is quite far from my house so I know it can’t be a long-term, regular thing (I’d end up spending more money on gas). Anyway, enough about my gym woes. At least I’ve been able to stock my fridge with healthy, clean foods for the first time in too long to calculate. And I live by an Ikea. So there’s that.
But the picture of my backyard speaks for itself: