Finding the New Normal

Moving to a new country is stressful. Settling in a new country is even more stressful. You're trying to get used to your new surroundings, new job, new language, and your new normal. It's really exciting too because every day is a different experience and you're seeing everything with fresh eyes. Things that long term …

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Bikes and Brews

Second day in Auckland and I'm feeling really off but I want to be out doing things so I suck it up and go. J is taking me mountain biking at Woodhill Mountain Bike Park and I'm ridiculously excited, and a bit nervous since this is my first time riding in New Zealand. No idea …

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Never Underestimate the Power of Jet Lag

After arriving in Auckland after my 14 hour flight, I thought I felt ok. A bit off, but ok. J picked me up and we went to the house we're staying at and, after realizing it was only 630 am, we decided a nap was in order before we started the day. Four hours later …

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