29 September 2019, Florian and I celebrated our first anniversary. It's been a whirlwind of a year as many of you may know. We had a whole lot of highs, and a huge hit-the-ground low. Still, we're standing together, stronger than ever and looking forward to another year ahead. I expected this anniversary to have … Continue reading We Are One.
The Italy series have finally come to a close. I wrote most of my Italy posts back to back over a week or two in order to keep my mind occupied. Since then, I have been doing a few other things. For one, I mentioned in my post 'Love and Loss' about a little something … Continue reading Seeking the Rainbow
25 Jul 2019 - Thursday. Flo and I took it easy Thursday morning, before finally setting off to Noto. We'd seen videos of it's gorgeous clear waters and found out that there was a walking trail linking about 3 beaches together. So crystal clear! The beaches weren't as crowded as many of the others we'd … Continue reading Noto; Ortigia; Taormina, Italy.
The struggle to not keep looking back is real. A few night ago, I laid in bed crying inconsolably over our babies once again. I cried because I had convinced myself in that moment that I was the reason they are no longer here. Perhaps I could have done more. Only I was to blame. … Continue reading Steps Forward.
13 Jul 2019 - Sat. First thing in the morning, we had a quick breakfast and bid Gianna a heartfelt goodbye. We left the beautiful town of Modena and headed back North to Lignano where we were to meet with family. With all the bad traffic due to the beginning of summer holidays, Florian and … Continue reading From Lignano to Chianti, Italy
12 Aug 2019. Friday. This was the dinner Flo and I had been looking for since we managed to score reservations back in June. It was a crazy fight to get a table because their online booking system meant that queueing was virtually inevitable. What was frustrating though was that it kept jumping us back … Continue reading Osteria Francescana, Modena.
I was meant to continue with my Italy journals, but I cannot pretend that this didn't just happen. I cannot continue writing those entries as though unaffected. So here it is, the hardest blog entry I hope to ever write. A few months ago, I blogged about Flo and I finally conceiving. We were beyond … Continue reading The Hardest Post I Hope to Ever Write.