Personal Narrative : My Home Town Yuma Essay

972 Words Oct 2nd, 2015 4 Pages
Troy and I got married February 1, 2014 in my home town Yuma, AZ. We spent 3 or 4 days with my family before leaving to Las Vegas for two nights. After Vegas we flew to my new home in New Zealand, where we began our life together as husband and wife.

During our first year we came across ups and downs, but thankfully far less downs than anticipated. Troy was finishing up his last semester at Victoria University studying Psycology and Criminology while working one day a week at a video store and picked up occaional hours at a wedding retreat. I on the other hand had not yet found work and was settling in to my new life. At this time we were living with Troys family until we got on our feet. We could have rented a place, but that would have taken all of our savings and we decided it was wise to wait until we had a stable income.

I then picked up relief teaching (Substitute teaching) at a day care working 10-20 hours most weeks. Financially it wasn 't ideal, but I loved the job and took to it easily. The staff were amazing and really welcoming, which is important when moving across the world.

Troy finished school in June and was offered a job in July to start in August. Finally guaranteed work! We had been praying that a job would come up and we wouldn 't miss an opportunity for an apartment that was offered to us at $100 a week. God answered our prayers and the move in date was pushed back until the weekend after Troy 's first full pay-check. Things were looking up in…

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