Well here I am, back again, finding myself about to write about how long it’s been since last post. Except I won’t. Yes it’s been ages and loads has happened, but at the same time I feel like life hasn’t been overly exciting.
I think since last time I made about 4 more trips to Sydney, and am now on my 5th. The final trip – as in there’s no return ticket this time. Most will know, I have moved back, one week ago today. It’s been a very emotional 3 months for me – the lack of training saw me more homesick than ever, and more determined to come back. So when work asked if I would be interested in a transfer down – I jumped at it – and then had to keep my fingers crossed for a real long time that it came through. Clearly, it did.
Anyway – so I am home now, I have myself a cute little unit in the Inner West, literally about 300m from my old place, and I don’t remember the last time I felt so content. Life is good. I feel settled, and more importantly, I feel at home – something I never really felt up in Brisbane.
I start at my new office tomorrow which will be interesting. I don’t know anyone there – and in fact, I will be “it” from my department in the entire building – I will be pretty much working remotely, with all my colleagues and bosses up in Brissie. Which will be fine – I actually like working alone without interruption/distraction but will probably feel really weird for a bit. My boss tends to spend a lot of the day talking so will be weird not hearing his voice all day! I am looking forward to a few catch ups – I have a couple of uncles and a cousin working very close to my new office so we have already been busy teeing up some lunches and a Christmas pub lunch with all of us is on the horizon too.
Speaking of catch ups – been enjoying doing that since getting back to Sydney. I had a really good catch up with my friend Jen today that I haven’t seen in almost 2 years……lunch and a couple of coffee shops later we then found ourselves browsing King St Newtown shops, which is something I LOVE doing 🙂 Meeting up with a few other local friends in the next week or so and am looking forward to spending time with some old friends.
The ankle has come a long way since last post. I have only really been full-time out of my boot for about 6 weeks now after 11 weeks in it, and it is getting much better. While I still can’t run or do any explosive-type work with it I have been doing increased amounts of cardio – walking included – and it’s been holding up really well. I do need to find myself a new physio down here and get onto that REALLY soon (probably should have already been onto that but whatever).
Training is getting there – between the ankle and the move it fell a bit by the wayside but not for too long. I have definitely gotten back on the bandwagon now. Comp wise, I am not sure when the next one will be – was looking at October 2012 but have just been sprung with a late August 2012 trip to Fiji (not a bad thing by any means) for my cousin’s wedding, and honestly – not sure I want to be spending a lovely holiday worried about food and comp training as I would be about 6-7 weeks out at that stage. We will see – BUT for the interim I have decided to book myself some photo shoots to give me some short term fitness goals to work towards. Besides – I have never really done a proper photo shoot, so why not!
Hmmm….aside from all that….and without going into nitty gritties about everything (it’s been way too long between blogs to do that) there isn’t a lot more to report. So – leaving it here for now, and hopefully not leaving it too long til next post 🙂