Friday, February 5, 2010
and then BAM... life changes!
Well, I woke up this morning and just thought that starting a blog would be a good thing to do! I am leaving on a trip to Guatemala in 9 days and I am REALLY ridiculously excited. It's kind of crazy because a week ago today I had no idea that I was going - or that there was even the slightest possibility that I would go. It's crazy how life works. You think you have everything figured out and then BAM it all changes! A week ago today I was on vacation in Utah with my amazing mom and we got a phone call from my employer... who informed me that the lady I take care of for my job was in the hospital and things weren't looking good. They gave her 2 days. 2 days more of work... Well, make that 0 days because I was in Utah and she was in New Mexico. Nobody is hiring in New Mexico and I don't start school until April. So, exploring alternate options my mom suggested I go for my lifelong dream and go on a volunteer trip :D. Ohhh! EXCITEMENT! Having just got back from a mission I am eager to use my Spanish and brush up on nursing - exactly what I will be doing in Guatemala. Hey, you only live once, right? So... now there's just 9 days to go and so much to do.
However... there is more to the story. So, I returned from Utah and what do I find? The lovely lady that I care for is still kicking... rather forcefully! So, I guess I do have a job for the next 9 days. Life is funny like that. But hey, take what it gives you and run with it! I'm going to run to Guatemala.
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