So, I've been working on my new application in pure objective-c for a few days now. Going on a week actually, and I've found that the initially confusing syntax of the language is not as hard to learn as I thought. It just took a few minutes to get my brain wrapped around what was going on and then I found that it was like coming home. I've found my love of programming again. I can honestly say that it was the best decision I have ever made.