Happy New Year.
Hope all is well with you.
I’m currently in Siargao, and island in Mindanao. I was supposed to stay for a day but end up getting stranded until the 4th. I guess that’s what I get for trying to escape everyone over here. I wanted to be alone. I was tired of everyone baby sitting me and being on my case. I wanted to prove that I can do things on my own and on my own terms. I learned how to surf, and I’m proud that I didn’t crash or fall off like some others I’ve seen here. My instructor was happy and he really said that I was a natural. Hopefully I can continue trying to surf. I hope everything is going good on your end. I’m okay, at first I was super stressed out but then I told myself I have to just take it in being here. Maybe it was a sign I got stuck here for 4 more days. I tried yoga for the first time as well. It wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be but it was what I expected being on beach, hearing the waves, in a wooden large hut and doing yoga. I made a lot of new friends while I was out here, I guess that’s what also happens when you’re staying somewhere and you have no one with you. You’re kinda forced to talk to people. I also met this guy from the Navy who lives in Maryland, what a small world, he met his filipino girlfriend online and now is visiting her for the first time. The storms have been strong here but I’ve been keeping my head up high that I will make it back to Manila tmrw. First time experiencing being in an area with a typhoon happening. Never again will I travel alone. I learned my lesson or at least I need to check the weather next time.
I miss you and know that the thought of you is always there.
We haven’t spoken since I’ve left, and I still don’t know where we place in each other’s lives. Hopefully you can forgive me one day for any problems I’ve caused you. I’m not a perfect person and with whatever happens I still wish you the best.