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2 years ago...


Friday, June 28, 2013

Tomorrow it will have been exactly 2 years since I landed in Adelaide, South Australia for the first time. Australia had always been on my "places I have to go,but probably never will" list. Not really sure why, but just always wanted to come here, and I finally did..and it was the best decision I have ever made in my life.
A short version of why for those of you that don't know..2.5 years ago I was checking out Australia pages on facebook and had posted a comment..someone answered it..we started to kind of banter back and forth...the next thing I know I get a message..and after exchanging a few light messages we became friends...after a few weeks our messages turned into daily exchanges, as in every hour we were both awake we were chatting..considering the 15 hour time difference it would have been hard, but I was an early morning riser, and he would get up a little earlier each morning just to squeeze in extra chats. After a couple of months the decision was made that I would make that trip to Oz, and would have my very own personal tour guide. Of course the fact that I always wanted to come here was only part of the reason that I was traveling here and not the other way around..he is a father to twin teenage boys. I, on the other hand have no kids.

Well to keep this short, all I can say is that after the trips from hell to get here, it all disappeared the minute I walked up that ramp and saw him standing there..I immediately melted into his arms and knew I never wanted to leave.

2 years later, we are married, I have applied for my visa to live here permanently and we are both happier than we ever imagined being.

I won't get sappy..but he is the most wonderful person I have ever met in my life and I love him much more than I ever imagined I could love another person. We are blissfully happy..that flight 2 years ago changed my life in so many ways :)

So tomorrow we are going back to the first place we went after he picked me up at the airport to celebrate the happiest 2 years of our lives!

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MELROSE13 6/30/2013 12:42AM

    Thank you everyone, it really does feel like the fairytale..the one I had given up on ever living..I don't take it or him for granted for one minute either..I know how blessed I am for having met him and for it to have ended up this way.

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1BEACHWALKER 6/30/2013 12:17AM

    I have always loved your story! It sounds like it came from a romance novel! You are such a cute, happy couple!! So happy for you! emoticon

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AMANDAUNBIDDEN 6/28/2013 3:40PM

    That is the best story!! So sweet! I thought you were originally from Australia when I first met ya on here. Cool to know you are actually from the states! Congrats to you too! Have a wonderful anniversary!! emoticon emoticon

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TWEETYKC00 6/28/2013 10:30AM

    It's amazing what can change our lives for the better. I am glad you made that trip.

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MICHELELYNN777 6/28/2013 8:21AM

    Such a romantic love story! Congratulations! emoticon

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APED7969 6/28/2013 6:15AM

    Happy Anniversary! Such an amazing love story you two have :-)

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DEEGIRL50 6/28/2013 5:54AM

    You really are participating in your dreams! Wishing you many happy years to come. Love the way you plan to return to your meeting place.
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MARYJOANNA 6/28/2013 5:44AM

  What memories you will have! Congrats!

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MELROSE13 6/28/2013 5:00AM

    Thank you everyone :)

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THE_SHAKESHAFT 6/28/2013 3:47AM

    Happy anniversary!

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WENDYJM4 6/28/2013 3:30AM

    Happy Anniversary. This is lovely and so happy for you both

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AFERARI 6/28/2013 3:14AM

    Happy anniversary!

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