Thursday, May 8, 2008

Moving sucks, well kinda

As many of you know I am moving to be with someone special in my life, YAY, and I am moving a long distance, from NC to near Chicago. And I am moving at the beginning of June. Yeah I know it isn't as early as some bloggers in this little sphere who are also up to big changes. And why is it that it seems like there is a disproportionate number of bloggers that I read who are in major changes in the past ohh I would say 6 month. But back to the point, I hate to move, well it is not that I hate to move. I hate the stress of packing and trying to figure out what to pack and at this point what to sell. I hate trying to leave a job that although the pay sucks and I question at times why I teach, I still like the people and I like working with kids and it kind of allows me to pay the bills (yeah bills are tight at times, but that is another post). I am working on finding another job and i have had interviews and I even have one that looks really good, but until I get there and do an in person interview, it is not set. I just dislike the up in the air feeling of not know what is happening in my life. I am excited to move, but really the actual getting things done so that I can move is just annoying.

Although, I am bitching a lot about this and do feel stressed. There are some really good things too. I have had interviews, I seem to have had at least some interest in me as an employee. I have a cube to move my stuff, no moving van for me, just don't have the need for all of that room and it also allows GG and me to drive one car and have someone else bring the movable stuff and it is cheaper than a moving van. I have a moving van for the local move of taking things to the moving cube storage facility, sure they will bring the cube to me, but that would add and extra $400 to the cost and I am trying to cut cost here. And finally, I put up a lot of my stuff on Craigslist to sell it and well, this has been great there has been a lot of interest and even a few people who are either stopping by to buy some of my stuff or at least coming to look at stuff they think they may want. I can see where I may have sold a chair, washer and dryer, bed, and my plasma TV maybe by the end of the weekend. If I thought it would sell so quickly I might have waited a bit longer to advertise as now I will lose this stuff, but that is fine with me as I can go to the laundromat, I don't need the chair, I have an air mattress I can deal with for a month or so and I have one TV I am keeping so that I don't miss my shows. Oh and the best part of it all is that I think we are stopping in the Asheville area for a night and Asheville is possibly my favorite city in NC. It took me too long to figure that out, but still i do love Asheville. But I still am a little unnerved lately. I decided to take a mental health day today as I laid in bed not able to sleep for a bit last night and then woke up well before my alarm this morning. I just needed a bit of a break.

If you have read this rambling, why?? I just needed to ramble here for a minute and thank you for your indulgences.


GourmetGoddess said...

Yup, moving sucks. And moving cross country is difficult, to say the least. I got lucky and had mia madre to help each time I did the cross country move, and really, I would have been even more stressed if she had not been able to be there.

What helped me the most is I did a bit of packing each and every day. And I had friends come over and at least keep me company, because otherwise I would try to avoid packing and gravitate toward the telly. But really, nothing truly makes it better. Except for when it is finally over!

Boxer rebel said...

And you will be here to help me move, Yay.

Brave Sir Robin said...

Moving sucks, but when you're moving to the end of the Rainbow, we all know what waits for you there.

Hang in there!

Distributorcap said...

movie sucks
but moving for the right reason makes it all worth it

and this is worth it

best of luck

Anonymous said...

Like so many things in life, the process is a pain, but the results are well worth it.

My best wishes go with you and GG.

Anonymous said...

Since I just moved, although not as far in distance, let me offer some advice. Throw out half your stuff. then as you pack, purge another half. And wine. Lots of wine.

Good luck, Boxer.

Boxer rebel said...

Dcap- Thank you.
BFKAD-thank you for your support. I know you are also moving a long distance too.
Morse-I am trying to sell off most of my stuff so this definitely working. I have a list of what i am taking everything else will be sold or given to goodwill. I will also cut back on clothes and other such stuff. Thank you for your support.

Mathman6293 said...

It is that time of the year. You know most of my fam lives up there. If I get up there this summer maybe we can meet up.

Boxer rebel said...

Mathman- Yeah I knew that you and your future former wife had lived there and had family there. If you do get up there, we could definitely meet up.