Tag Archives: Moving Overseas

How To Survive Being An Expat

Originally posted on Living In Italy.Moving To Italy. Loving In Italy. Laughing In Italy.:
1. Appreciate Your Life Be thankful that you wake up alive each morning. Don’t take your situation for granted, most people never get the chance…

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I can do hard things.

Last week was the hardest work week I’ve ever had in my life – I am so glad that it is behind me. I came into this position in April knowing that the annual leadership conference was going to be … Continue reading

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…and he’s off!

This is real now.  While I knew he was leaving yesterday, it never occurred to me that he’d be flying over Syrian and Iraqi airspace… I guess I’m glad it didn’t occur to me until I woke up and looked … Continue reading

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New beginnings

About two months ago, my recently laid-off husband (whom I will affectionately refer to as Siggy  (the alias he selected for the blogosphere, short for “Significant Other”) admitted to applying for a job in Abu Dhabi.  I knew he had … Continue reading

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