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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 ...
... Stone carvings. We then proceeded to the Emperor's Castle. The grounds were very nice and even saw a few swans too. We walked around some old sections of Tokyo which I really enjoyed as well as seeing another Temple. I was an extremely hot day and we were getting tired and decided to head back before rush hour. We truly enjoyed our last excursion in Japan and it was a memorable ...
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 ...
... to gain some perspective on what I have achieved through my association with Japan. Sometimes seeing the 'normal stuff' through fresh eyes is really refreshing (her compliments didn't hurt much either, ha!). And as I near the end of my second semester here, I feel like my exchange experience has evolved into something so far beyond my initial goal of language learning.
Admittedly I haven't really regained that drive I initially had for constantly surrounding myself ...
Getting spoiled with all these ME days but I think it has helped with my general health. I am at the best I have been in 2 and half years and nearly 1 year (August 2) since brain surgery. I feel strong and centered. I feel I can tackle anything now. This place has brought me so much peace and calmness to my soul and mind. I so needed it. I have learned a lot about myself. First and foremost to remain positive and things will work out. At times you ...
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