Actually, this post is more like…NOT celebrating holidays in a cross-cultural household. I read somewhere that one of the good things about being from different cultures is that you can celebrate double the holidays. But in our case, if we’re not in the country, we end up celebrating neither. At this time last year, we… Continue reading Celebrating holidays in a cross-cultural household
This is it! We made it! Anniversary time! High five to the dude! I’m writing this because I want to document my state of mind at this moment that we’re celebrating a milestone. So yes, I agree that celebrating a full year that passed is a milestone. But at the same time I feel that… Continue reading State of the Marriage: First Anniversary Edition
Formally known as menstruation. As with my previous post, you might ask why this is a thing for me. It wasn’t something that merited a lot of thought and attention…until I got married to a Nepali. This week, international media picked up local news on the death of a woman during chhaupadi, which is the… Continue reading Let’s talk about Period!
It’s the tail-end of summer in the Philippines so for the past several weeks, my social media feeds have been filled with photos like the one below. Looking at such photos always made me want to go to the beach, but when we finally did, it was cold! And I’m not used to facing an… Continue reading Beach vibes
This is what marriage looks like, at the moment. We’ve been married for more than half a year now, but have only lived together by ourselves for the past two months or so. And this past few months have been crucial in establishing what our marriage would be like outside of the direct influence of… Continue reading State of the Marriage (Mo 8,Yr 1)
Many things happened when we crossed into the second quarter of the year. Two of them are: we moved to a new country and into a house with just Scott and me; and we got library cards. These meant I had fewer responsibilities, more time, and easier access to books. I tend to forget the… Continue reading Book List (Q2, 2017)
Last year, I wrote here about my fitness journey. I just started doing regular exercise at the time. But about a month after that post, I was diagnosed with a condition that caused my metabolism to be faster than normal. I was at a steady weight for a decade, and all of a sudden I… Continue reading Fitness. The journey continues…