Sunday, May 16, 2010

What I've Been Up To

First of all, I apologize for my lack of blog updates. I've been reading and I actually finished Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone over a week ago but I haven't gotten to review it yet. I should finish Dead to the World tonight so I'll try to review both books in the next day or two.

The main reason why I haven't been keeping up with this blog is because there has been alot on my mind. There are only a few people who are close to me that know about this so I'm going to ahead and put it out there now: I've decided that I want to join the Air National Guard. I have been busy this past week doing alot of research on it and giving it alot of thought. This time last week, I was 75% I'm 95% sure that sometime next year I'll be an airman.

I never wanted to join the military until a few years ago when James started his training for the Army. It really made me think about it. There were a few times in the past where I was "seriously" considering joining and then after a few days I would change my mind. This time, it feels different and I feel like this is something I need to do. For personal improvement, education, and the pride of serving my country.

Right now, I need to work on my fitness regimen (be able to run 1.5 miles in 13 minutes, do push-ups, ect.). The plan is for James to go to his Army basic training sometime in the next month or so and let him come back and then it'll be my turn.

All of this is both exciting and terrifying at the same time.