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Moving sucks.... But, I’m almost done! The cat and the internet move this weekend, and they’re the final major things left to get into the house. We still have a few things left in our apartment, but we’ve got some work left there (we have to fill holes and paint over the patches before we hand the keys back).

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The worst part about the move however, was the day I rented the cube van. This big monstrosity of a truck/van, that I feel people should have a unique license or certification to drive!

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I was feeling nervous driving something that big with no experience, let alone driving along Canada’s busiest/widest highway with it. Things were going well, I was moving along at a comfortable pace... but as we filled it with things the weather began to change. FREEZING RAIN! There was a coat of ice on EVERYTHING! I drove from the apartment to the house at like 10 mph, terrible vision, accidents everywhere. We made it (*phew*) and unloaded, but when it came time to return the truck, I couldn’t even open the door because of all the ice on it! Luckily I called them up, explained the issue, and they let me return it late after some of the ice had melted.

That day took like 5 years off my life.

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My questions are: What is your worst moving experience? What’s your preferred method of moving (all one day? spread out over a month? hiring movers? bothering friends?)

If you don’t want to talk about this, then feel free to talk amongst yourselves!