Monday, August 20, 2012
Hey family! hows everyone doing??? i'm doing good here! Getting better from my sickness of Proteus and E. Coli! yeah so thats what i had! forgot to say that the last time! Proteus is an infection in your kidneys and e coli is another amoeba! so yeah i'm on super strong meds! the meds i'm on are actually so strong they changed my pee red! let me restate that sentence so no one freaks out. My meds made my pee red! its whats supposed to happen i'm not getting worse! but yeah fun fact! :) so yeah i'm feeling better! getting back to 100! ahhh yeah!!! so sounds like everyones enjoyin there time back in school! haha! schools gettin back here too! so yeah its kinda weird still not going to school and just still doing what i'm doing! i like havin the school schedule and having the vacation and then work! but yeah other then that lifes pretty boring here! this last week we did intercambios with the ccm! yeah remember when i went and did that! we got to go visit the real mission! yeah i got to be on the other side! i got a Dominican named Elder De la cruz! he was super excited to leave the ccm! it was funny! i remember being in that state! i wouldn't mind trading him for a week or two to go enjoy a nice hot shower, light all the time, and food made for you for free! but i wouldn't trade the experiences you have out here! things here are so awesome! so many cool people and interesting situations! me and my comp were talking to a recent convert about where was better America or Here. The convert was bound and determined that here was better and my comp was bound and determined that there was better! i'd have to say i love the two! they're both awesome! the people here are so friendly and fun! a truck can pass by here blasting music and everyone in the street will without hesitation dance! and they don't hold back! they dance all out! its awesome! and they will take you in as family only knowin you for acouple days! its pretty awesome! but yeah i'm glad i'm here! its awesome! but yeah what else??? oh yeah another reason i love being here... thursday i had an intercambio with someone from another area! he was pretty cool from el salvador! and he took me to one of the best parts of the mission! the ocean! we walked on the street right next to the ocean for about twenty minutes! WOW!!! yeah made me miss HB and the cruise! but yeah did i mention i walked along the ocean this week??? yeah and do you guys remember that i'm in the Caribean! so yeahh..... just think about that one awhile as you enjoy your time back in school! ;) haha but yeah what else for this week? oh got my haircut! yeah its super short. don't like it but i couldn't get a photo this week so yeah you'll all see some other time maybe i'll just wait til christmas when we skype again to show you guys! haha but yeah we'll see! so other then that my week was pretty boring! today i went shopping got my grocieries for this week! my money i get from the mission came late this week so i decided to avoid being out of food i'm gonna start gettin my food storage and buying for the week again! so yeah got me a big ol variety of food! so we'll be cooking good this week! oh yeah another exciting thing for this week! we went and ate at a members house sunday. they are american very rich and their son wants to be a chef! so we had lasagna, garlic bread, and a berry cake! yup pretty amazing! but yeah this family is building a cabin in the mountains here and then also having an apartment here in the City! yeah its pretty crazy! pretty rich! then we also had one of the couple missionaries there that are from utah! so the whole time we talked english and ate american food! didn't feel like i was in the DR for a little! but yeah pretty fun! but yeah i think thats it for my week! investigators and others: The two kids Vanessa and Kevin did not really share to much with us this week! they were kinda being bums! but they still have their baptismal fecha for the 8th of September! The family we found.... well the husband shared with us once and we didn't see them again! so yeah.... we'll see what happens there. i think we've lost them. the wife was kinda skeptical of us. so maybe in the future they'll warm up to us! we'll keep tryin! Recent Convert. We are working with a recent convert to go do baptisms for the dead with her husband! but she's been a little nervous about it. so we've been talkin with her and we finaly got her to want to go! so she's got an appointment with the bishop for an interview! and her husband too for the melchizidick priesthood! so yeah it's gonna be awesome! i'm excited! and then we've also been workin with a less active and he started to come back to church and actually wants to get back into his old calling! so we're havin success there! but yeah hopefully this week the lord will give us someone to start teaching! we'll work on it! but that's about it! but yeah hope you're not worryin about me! i'm doing great out here! i'm feelin good! excited to be working and pumped to be out here! but yeah let me know if i can do anything for you guys! Love you all tons!