Saturday, July 28, 2018

Happy times :)


We are sleeping in our new house tonight for the very first time. We are so happy!!
Attached: a photo of our oak parquet. We just love walking barefoot!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Childless Voices On IVF's 40th Anniversary

Have you read my post "Mamma mia 2" written five days ago?

Yesterday I got big news, only hours after the pregnancy test: she is pregnant.

I love her. I am happy for her and her family.
But what I truly feel is complete emptiness.

Life goes on.
Tomorrow is another day and I hope it will be a lighter one.

I am ironing clothes for work and while ironing I am listening to this:

https://soundcloud.com/pamela-tsigdinos/childless-voices-on-ivfs-40th-anniversary-convert-video-onlinecom

I am so grateful for this podcast. I feel better just knowing that I am not alone.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

The sun and her flowers

The Sun and Her Flowers

“I will no longer
compare my path to others

-I refuse to do a disservice to my life” 


Rupi Kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers



I read this book when I was on holidays. I really liked it. I can't believe that the author is 20 years younger then me. Her thoughts are very strong and deep. 

Friday, July 20, 2018

Mamma mia 2



I don't think I will ever watch the movie Mamma mia 2 (the topic of pregnancy is something I will avoid till the end of my life).  But there is something that I love about this movie: it was filmed in Croatia, on the island of Vis (and not in Greece!). If you have been reading my blog longer, then you know that I just love Croatian seaside - especially beautiful Dalmatia.

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Someone who is really close to my heart just told me her big news. To make long and detailed story very short: she and her husband have just started on the project baby number 3. She will be 40 next year so she wishes to hurry before it is too late.

I love her. And I love her kids. But accepting them was raw and hard.

I know that I will love also her third child. Eventually.

But I really didn't need to know their decision. She could just told me when she gets pregnant.

Did she wonder how I felt afterwards?

Did she ask what is new in my personal life?

I could have told her that I had my last period 4 months ago.

And it is not because I am pregnant.

I am way too young to enter the menopause. And yet, here I am. 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Croatia


During the football match my husband got an email from his favourite pen-friend showing the map which country supports which team. It made us laugh :)

Our neighbours didn't win today, but also the second place is an awesome result.

I know that most of my readers haven't been to Croatia, so here is the official tourism link:
https://croatia.hr/en-GB 

Croatia has always been my favourite holiday destination.

Photo taken in the south of Croatia (Dalmatia, island Bra─Ź), few years ago: 




Football


I have just returned from short holidays on the Croatian coast. Photo attached. 
It was great to watch football match Croatia - England in Croatia. 
I don't  have time to write.  The final match has just started :)
Go, Croatia, go!! 

 

Saturday, July 7, 2018

New blog in French: Des meandres aux etoiles

I am very happy to share with you that my lovely French friend (that I met in Paris in June) has just started to write a blog:
https://desmeandresauxetoiles.com/

(translation of the blog title: From the meanders to the stars) 

She will be happy if you leave a comment on her blog.

If you don't speak French - this is not a problem at all. Google translator is a great help.