Thursday, December 15, 2005

Exciting News!!
I finally got into direct contact with Cross-Cultural Solutions and they have answered so many of my INCREDIBLY important questions! Such as if i can get my wheelchair into the complex where i will be living, and if i will be living with others. All is confirmed and it seems i may be going to Thailand this coming Febuary or March! Such a relief to talk to a real person, I got all my anxiety relieved in a matter of moments. I signed up for the program in Bangkok, and i hope to work with people with disabilities, just to get another perspective from half-way around the world. Now i'm going to have to get on the money issue. I've saved about $1,600, and by my calculations it's going to cost around $6,000 for three months, and that's including program tuition, airfare, visas, etc. I can't believe i can travel roundtrip to Bangkok, for $755. I don't think you can even get halfway to Europe on that!
But i better get myself in gear to raise that kind of money. If anyone has fundraising tips, i'd love to hear them!

I hope for the best!