Texting My Parents-Missing Home
Lately (as in Monday) my mom and I started to text each other with increased frequency! We were both watching the Bachelor and sending our comments back and forth and it was really fun. She also relayed all my dad's hysterical comments to me! It made me really wish I was home watching it with them. And it's not really stopped. I have had a flu-like thing for a couple days and my whole family will tell you that I don't handle discomfort well- just ask them about the time I got my wisdom teeth out! I am kind of dramatic. So anyways mom has been constantly checking in on me and asking me what I think about American Idol, or Say Yes to the Dress, and "make sure to drink lots of tea" and all of it has made me feel tons better. My dad is in Taiwan so a text from him is always entertaining and it always brightens my day!
Like I said in my previous post, this will be my first Spring break that I do not go home. Maybe it's because I am sick and really want someone to mother me (my sister, boyfriend and roommate have been taking good care of me, but I am kind of avoiding them because I don't want to pass this on to them). Or maybe it's because this is usually the time during spring term when I have a whole long week at home to regroup and relax. This year has been more stressful than the past years. I have less free time, less me time and more things in my schedule that I wish were not there. So I feel like a break at home would have been just the ticket. There is something about going home, being able to sleep in (in your own bed), not having to cook for yourself or anyone else, going out to lunch, chatting and shopping with mom, eating dinner at the table with both my parents, that just sounds so nice to me right now.
Don't get me wrong, I am excited to go away to Florida (really I would go anywhere right now just to get away from school)! I am excited to be with my boyfriend and my sister and friends not on campus. I am praying for warm weather (which is one thing I would not find at home) and I really want to lay out by the pool or on the beach and be able to relax.
But I think it's still OK for me to say that I guess I just miss being home!
... sorry for bringing people down, I know it was probably too much of an emotional roller-coaster and I complained a little too much in this post and I shouldn't because I have so much to be thankful for... but... I'm sick, and like I said up above: I am kind of dramatic.
P.S. Last spring break was actually the last time I was in England.... but I can't go there right now. Here are some pictures from that break.