The end of an era.....
Trip Start May 30, 2006
33Trip End Sep 05, 2006
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So after seven years in the CF, I'm heading in a very different direction. I was thinking last night about all the things that are going to change over the next two years. I think I'll end up missing a lot of major stuff in people's lives. But for any great adventure there's always a cost, right? Hopefully I won't miss too much major stuff - I'd be sad if I came back and all my friends and sisters were married to people I'd never met! :( I'm sure that won't be the case, but still.
So how do I feel being on the cusp of the rest of my life? Like I'm ready. Had you asked me that question six months ago, a panic attack likely would have ensued. But I've used my transition period wisely, and now I'm ready to take on massive change, little security and great adventure. Or at least that's what I tell myself!
Any regrets? No. I did everything I could to stay in the CF, and when that didn't work out, I took it as a sign that that's not where I belong, and moved on. Of course the transition wasn't always that smooth, but we'll gloss over the nasty little bits (thanks to friends who helped through those times! Mic & Pete especially).
And what will the future hold? I have no idea. A lot of travelling, possibly a PhD, and then maybe a return to Canada. However, at this point I'm keeping my options open and allowing myself to imagine the most increadible scenarios - hey, anything's possible right now!