Hotel Crystal Plaza
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Final preps done and just relaxing today. Marc giving his last seminar. They are giving us a goodbye party this evening and heading home tomorrow. What a summer it has been and life changing too. I am now a Chiari Brain Surgery survivor, my year anniversary is tomorrow. I did it!!!!! Yeah. If I can conquer this I can conquer ANYTHING!!! Thank you Japan for giving me guidance, strength, courage, kindness and so much more. You will always have a special place in my ...
... grown into beautiful young women. It was wonderful to get caught up in each other lives and we promised it would not be another 16 years before we saw each other again. It will be a time we will remember and a wonderful memory for us all. Then with Yoko and her husband we went to the Asian Gallery filled with Asian art from around the world. Our favorites were the Buddhas ...
Making last minute preps for trip home. Organizing, laundry, extra food, etc. We are going to Tokyo tomorrow to Art Museum which has antiques and artifacts from region. We are also meeting with our dear friend Kazu's two daughters which we have not seen in 16 eyars. Last time we saw them they were in their teens and now beautiful young women. We can't wait to see them. I went to 7 eleven for my favorite, Sushi (I will definately miss the Sushi!!) The bugs on the trees make a noise ...
... but it was as if some sort of intense fatigue set in. 'Cos 3 months is actually a really long time to feel as though you're trying super hard but not really getting anywhere. Despite my continual efforts I hadn't managed to find a niche group of people at uni, or 'my tribe' as a fellow Aussie exchange student once described it. I was starting to wonder what on earth I was doing here.
Luckily for me, a well-timed visit from my cousin Adele gave me a bit of a reprieve and ...
... feel you are strong enough but you are. You can handle it and it will soon pass. Sometimes longer than other times but it will. I promise. I know when I board that plane I will leave a changed person and probably cry and be emotional. I have learned some life lessons that I will carry with me and guide me through the rest of my life. I hope one day to return but if not I have wonderful memories both old and new to carry in my heart and soul ...
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