Feeling unprepared, but ready.
As Remote Year gets closer and closer, it also gets more real. I’ve started packing my bags, making note of what I need to do before I leave, and thinking about what traveling for a year really means.
Up until know, I feel like I’ve just been living my normal life, and just so happen to be getting on a plane to Argentina soon. In reality, my world is about to be flipped upside down.
I feel unprepared for not knowing any Spanish, for not being sure about the suitcase I bought. Do I have the right phone plan? I still haven’t bought my travel insurance…
I’m a procrastinator by nature, so none of this surprises me. Although it does make life a little bit harder, I must say.
Despite my unpreparedness, I think my laidbackness about the whole thing defines how ready I am for this next step in my life.
It’s been almost two years since I graduated from Tulane. Around a year and a half since I landed my first job at about.me. I’m ready for a change, to start my “journey,” so to speak.
Other than my four month stint in New York this past summer, I haven’t really left the nest. I’ve been living at home or living with friends since August of 2014. It’s been great and I’ve been a nomad, but I never did the whole ‘lease your first apartment’ thing and it’s been weighing on me.
Remote Year is my first apartment. I can’t wait to move in.