For S and I, we have had an amazing 5-year start to our married journey. It seems like yesterday that we had just met, exchanging silly jokes and serious life goals. We have become two peas in an amazing pod. Our pod full of amazing family and friends who have brought us joy, life and laughter.
Sure. Laugh at me when I say I packed two weeks ahead but don't laugh when I tell you that I memorized terminal maps and watched Youtube videos on how to catch terminal trains.
He tells me when I have a booger in my nose and I tell him when there's rice stuck in his beard.
Imagine me in my 30s pushing myself to walk into environments friendless, with all my guards up and no idea what to expect. Hello, awkward jokes! It was really hard. In fact, there were times where we both just wanted to pack up and go back "home." We wanted community and family, but in our heads family was blood.