Two big happy letters that somehow represent all the hard work over the past two years. Horray! In three weeks I get a paycheck and then life will be so grand.
Ta ta to the life of stay-at-home girlfriend, who cooked, cleaned, exercised, and looked forward to retirement. Hello 12- (read: 13.5) hour shifts, aching feet and back, emotionally gripping and physically demanding work, and the career of my dreams.