Bye Bye, St. Louis

So over the past year I have been debating on whether or not to quit my job and go travel nursing for the rest of the time that Matt is finishing up his dissertation. Well he’s done with it now, but he didn’t finish in time to graduate this past spring and so he wasn’t able to get a job this fall, hence we’ll both be stuck in St. Louis until next fall…or so I had previously thought.  So the travel nursing thing. I was going to go last fall, but then I had all those issues with my teeth that I had to get fixed over the last year. Well that’s all done now so I started talking to recruiters again about travel nursing and I just accepted a position that will start in October in San Diego. It was a long time coming and it took me forever to finally decide to take the plunge, but I’m super excited about it now. It’s giving me a lot of the same feelings that I had when I quit my job and moved to Korea back in my twenties, like there are very similar circumstances.  In any case, I will sign my contract tomorrow and probably let my managers know that I will be quitting and that my last day will be about September 26th. What a lovely birthday present to myself!

Matt’s staying here of course because he’ll be teaching a couple classes throughout this next school year, but he said he would come visit me for his Christmas vacation.  Honestly though, I think I really could use the time away from him cuz he’s just been freaking annoying me lately since he hasn’t had a job all summer and just basically follows me around the house like a lost little puppy…and you know I don’t do well with clingy guys.

So yeah, lots to do! I’ve already made a list of stuff I need to get done before I leave, just like I did when I went to Korea. I think the thing I’m most excited about is getting the hell out of St. Louis though. I am so done with this place.  PEACE OUT, BITCHES.  On to bigger and better things.

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August 5, 2018

On the verge of leaving the STL area myself…I know what you mean.

One of my friends back home who owns a small chain of gaming stores has asked me several times, “So, when are you getting out of that hellhole?”  LOL…hopefully decently soon.

August 5, 2018

@tigerhawk You should get out too!  It really is a hellhole!!

August 6, 2018

It will be nice to go somewhere else, I think!

August 7, 2018

How exciting!!!!!

August 7, 2018

Btw did you leave FB? Can’t find ya.