Happy Birthday To Me! Twenty seven beautiful years in this crazy beautiful world. I’ve been blessed. Blessed to have had a healthy mix of experiences both good and bad. If I were to sum up how it’s like so far, it’s me constantly butting heads with the grand design: making my own plans and milestones, […]
As soon as I entered the second trimester, I felt the nausea slowly disappear. The nightly urge to throw up also dissipated. Specific scents that I found intolerable have lost their effect on me. I’ve heard it said that the second trimester is generally a smoother time than the first and last but is it, really? […]
Now that I’m finally in Germany, the need to speak and understand German is more pressing than ever. In Germany, everything is in German: shop announcements, bus schedule, street ads, food & other supply labels… EVERYTHING. So even without our marriage papers that would allow me to take a government-supported integration course, I decided to […]
Four pee sticks and a visit to the doctor later and I was certainly sure I am pregnant. I shared the news with Greg by leaving the pregnancy test on the bathtub ledge for him to see when he comes home from work. Train’s Marry Me was softly playing on the background – totally unintentional, […]
… Greg and I tied the knot in an intimate gathering attended by family and friends. It was, to me, the most beautiful day to wake up to. There were funny anecdotes of forgotten rings and ripped stockings that only made the day even more memorable. Add to that the family and friends who spent their […]
Hi, I'm Nina. I like stories and taking long walks. Sometimes I write about those here.