01. Here Goes Nothing

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It’s finally here. Shawn and I are all packed up and making our way to China tomorrow. If you had come to me a year ago (as we said our I-do’s, honeymooned and planned bathroom remodels) and said that this would be our life today, I would have laughed in your face and walked away (quickly… because you’re obviously a crazy person). It’s been such a blur leading up to this moment and, to be honest, I don’t think it has really hit us yet. You would think after packing up our home, handing over the keys to two cars, living in three hotels, condensing our lives to five bags and sharing a few final laughs (and tears) with you all, that this major life change would finally be sinking in, but it hasn’t. I know reality will eventually give me one big slap across the face when all of the excitement dies down. Most days, I will be sitting in a lonely apartment while Shawn is off killing it. For now, though, I am going to ride this wave and let you know when reality comes a knockin’.

Fortunately, the moving process has been pretty smooth sailing so far. When we were originally presented with this opportunity last October, we were scheduled to move at the beginning of this year. However, Shawn’s project was delayed, so we have had a good amount of time to wrap our heads around the idea of putting our life here on pause. If it were not for that delay, I think

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