can't sleep.

Aaron is in PA for his interview in LECOM. We recently found out he was accepted to Midwestern! So now what to do?

Pro's of staying in AZ and going to Midwestern:
We have several means of income here. I can sub, babysit, and clean the office.
We own 2 properties here. Selling either or both would be difficult. Renting both would also be difficult. Esp if we are going to be 2,000 miles away.
We'll miss all our wonderful friends and family here.
Aaron will have an hour commute every day to Glendale.
It's really really really cold there in the winter. And winter seems to last forever.

Pro's of going to LECOM (granted he hasn't even been accepted yet, but I'm thinking he's a shoe-in personally...)
It will save us roughly 60K over the course of 3 years.
We would be within driving distance of my family in NJ (like 7 hours, but hey that's driving distance!) This is most important to me because while Aaron is in school we won't be able to travel back to NJ nearly as much as we do now.
It would be a fun adventure for our little family. We have always been really close to his family and it would def be a change for us to be more on our own.
We could rent somewhere pretty cheap close to school.
It's really really really hot here in the summer. And summer seems to last forever.

So what to do...what to do... We are praying so much about it. I know the Lord will guide us in this decision. We have relied on Him through our entire marriage and He has gotten us this far. I know He won't let us down now. As long we are doing His will, I know it will work out. We have less than 2 weeks to let Midwestern know our decision.

And now I lay here wide awake because my security husband isn't here. I am so accustomed to him laying next to me, or at least knowing he is here that I absolutely cannot sleep.


lrbodine said...

I'm glad i'm not the only one who can't sleep when my husband isn't there! Sounds like a tough decision to make but in my mind - AZ sounds better. :)

Jill said...

Maybe we rent your house if you go? Just a thought....

Lauren said...

Jill... I like your thought. We are keeping it in mind. We'll let you know as we continue to decide.