Friday, July 28, 2006
Arrived home safely
So I've been home for a few days now. I must admit, it has been hard. What an emotional rollercoaster! The nasty jet lag hasn't helped much either. But today I went out with some friends and it really helped me to feel normal again.
I stayed in Japan too long. No longer do I think "it's so much better in Canada..." If I'd left after my first year I'm sure I would be so happy right now, eating all those foods I missed, shopping, enjoying western stuff. But all I can think about it is how strange it is to abandon your life, unwillingly. I really need to stop thinking about Japan so much, "it's doin' me fookin' head in" (BB7 Lea reference).
It was MUCH easier to come to Japan than it is to leave.
But I guess this is all part of reverse culture shock ne?
To everyone back in Shimane: I love you guys!
Posted by K at 8:39 PM