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 ...
... about how much I will miss Japan, the people we met and have become friends with. We first visited the Tokyo National Museum with many artifacts and antiques from Japan. We loved it. We kept saying OMG!! Afterward we met Moemi and Sayaka for lunch at a lovely Japanese restaurant. It was so wonderful to see them after all this time. They were teenagers last time we saw them ...
... normal person not to bothersome but to someone with ringing in the ears and SEH the sound is very loud and intense and pure torture!! I walked with my headphones on and capped my ears with my hands whole way to and from 7 eleven. I must have looked crazy to the uncoming cars and walkers as I walked but it was either that or have a major crying fit. I will not miss that sound. OMG!!! Marc just returned with a case of tomatoes from the mayor of Tatami. (He is a wealthy tomato farmer). ...
... succeeded. I dabbled in the reading of a novel, wrote a sporadic diary in Japanese, and watched HOURS upon HOURS of Japanese TV shows. I spent a lot of time with my old host family, where we chatted and watched even more television. I branched out and joined the Uni sign language club (Japanese sign language of course), in the hope that it would enable me to make some local friends.
And then I think I hit some kind of wall. It's a bit hard to pinpoint what exactly ...
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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