Friday, April 17, 2015

You Can't Get Rid Of Me That Easily

     I have decided to stay another year. So that means another year of fantastic blog posts, another year of travel, another year of adventure.

On an exciting note, I am going to be doing my first ever restaurant review! A restaurant in Abu Dhabi contacted me and would like me to come and review their food. So exciting!

If anyone is reading this and would like me to come and review their establishment (hello spas), I would love  to.

Now back to me staying here another year...

I still have one more year of my Master's of Educational Technology program, so I figured I might as well stay put and teach and finish that. Also, the teaching situation at home is terrible. 
    I have also been asked if I will be changing school's, the answer to that is no. I am team 'the devil you know', sure I could change and be placed at a better school, but I could also be placed at a worse one. I know the ins and outs of my school and who knows what it will be like at a new school, so I am staying put. 
    This weekend I have a few parties to look forward too and my house needs a serious cleaning. I think I am the only person that doesn't pay to have their place cleaned (it is only 10$ An hour) but there is something therapeutic about cleaning. 
   Since moving out here I have had a few eye infections, the doctor thinks it is because of my contacts and all the sand and dust in the air. For this reason, I have had to get a new pair of glasses that I will be wearing more often.


They were an arm and a leg cause I am blind but I really didn't have a choice. I am actually contemplating laser eye surgery, so I am going to get my eyes evaluated to see if I qualify for the surgery, if I do I may get it next year.

11 comments:

  1. Hello there! I love you blog sooooo much! Every time I sway on whether or not to move to the ME I pop on your blog. You inspire me :) Just know that every time you post you inspire a woman in Denver( in her cubicle) to go and live life! I will be moving out there within the next year.

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    1. Thank you so much for reading and good luck!

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  2. Yaaasssss hunny I am getting Lasik next week before I leave the states. Can't wait to hear more about your journey! Everyone I know that is there loves it!!

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    1. If not this year, maybe next summer.

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  3. So glad to hear you are staying! You absolutely inspired me to make the move. I interviewed this past February and was offered a position. Today I submitted the last of my documentation. Now, it's time to pack and wait! Do you recall how long it took for your visa to be processed? How soon do they start bringing people over? Appreciate any insight you can offer.

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    1. Took a few months for the visa to process but soon as that visa is processed it is go time! They brought people over at the end of July last year. So be prepared for that! Good luck!

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  4. Great! Get your master's degree!
    Do you mind sharing what agency you used to obtain your teaching position in Abu Dhabi??????
    Will appreciate a response,
    Sharon

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    1. Hi, I came with Teachanywhere, but you can also apply with teach away and footprints.

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  5. Yay! I am so happy to hear that you decided to stay another year--now I will (hopefully) be able to meet you in August or September.

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  6. Hey! Thank you for your previous response to me. I wanted to ask one of the biggest questions that I left out!! How are dogs accepted or looked at in Abu Dhabi? I have 2 small children (Chance and Paige-my dogs lol) who I absolutely cannot live without. How could they be expected to be received?

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    1. It is possible to bring them but it will cost you a pretty penny in transportation and vaccines. My friend brought her two dogs over and spent about 7000$ Us doing so. It can be done.

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