Haha... thick skin and determination is there - you'll have a lot of fun
and just wait till you ride your first line in pow, the longing will get worse.
Be prepared to some changes in your life
holiday planning will concentrate on when is the season, where is snow, during the season you hardly will see non snowsport friends n family. Good, that the GF likes to ski!
I really thought quicksand was going to be a much bigger issue in my life when I was little