Mistakes I Have Made in the Philippines (Part 1 – hey, it’s a long list…..)

Why I moved to the Philippines

A few subscribers around at our Youtube channel experienced questioned why I experienced made my shift to the Philippines.  I hadn’t truly imagined about it in a great prolonged although (in excess of 7 months), but I identified it rather effortless to listing out the explanations why I manufactured this kind of a drastic relocation.  Basically it came down to:

1. Restlessness/itchy toes
2. Occupational burnout
3. Lower charge of living
4. Get out of consolation zone
5. Seafood
6. Friendly individuals
7. Shorelines/tropical climate
8. Decline of gratitude
9. Fiestas
10. Possibility of a family members

For a deeper exposition, verify out the video clip.


In other news, my insomnia at last caught up with me now, as it does each 7 days or so, and I crashed this morning for hrs soon after waking up at 5 AM and executing some laptop or computer work.  The continual waking up vast awake just about every two hrs got outdated about 3 years in the past – it leaves me groggy, irritated and baffled.  Oh, what I would not give for a Sound night’s slumber.

Sara is continue to unwell – she experienced to do a half working day at operate currently and has been in essence sleeping the working day absent.  I picked her up some medication in town right now, and we are accomplishing takeout from Alberto’s Pizza for supper and looking at a movie.  I hope she feels greater shortly, as you can actually tell that it is I was poorly unwell about a month right before her, getting a horrible, nasty chilly that laid me up in mattress at one place for a couple of times.  And I just gotta say – it’s really wierd getting in a tropical state and dealing with a chilly – anything I usually affiliate with a lifetime of freeezing and blustery New England weather conditions.

I also hit up the material keep to get inventory for our curtains.  My fellow co-buyers were being a bunch of outdated females and a several fussy bayots.  Without “window dressings,” the residence seems to be more like a spartan jail mobile so we will need one thing.  Sara has a buddy at function who is earning us up a couple of samples so ideally that will work out perfectly.

Tomorrow is out weekly little get alongside one another/pot luck with some other expats down in Dauin.  We haven’t been equipped to go owing to a combination of rain and just much too numerous items to do with our go to the new home and the operate we had to do on it.  I am hoping the climate will be great tomorrow, as it would be awesome to see our pals and get out of the town for the afternoon!