Apparently, I almost forgot that I had a blog. Now when I revisit at the 11th hour, I see the last post I ever wrote was on a Feb 14th of yesteryear 2013 and simply nothing thereafter?? How could that be possible…was it that the last ever sulky solitude I had to showcase on my blog was my last post scribbled in the then bachelor’s diary? Or perhaps it’s How-This-Lovelorn-Met-You post V-day that year that I completely lost score of time and the virtual life I lived on socially, by choice, or by no other choice!
2 years on, as I hit this online diary, I have an identity crisis. But that’s how destiny has it all. Never did I again get a chance to sulk in solitude or worse, loneliness on a Feb 14th. What St. Valentine did on Feb 14th, in that era, is what we were destined to do – a day after – Feb 15th – WE GOT MARRIED – barring those great grand walls of caste, fateful (astro) lines, oriental society norms, parental pressures…so my darling, I’ll take some time off here to retrospect how I came along to spend this One Complete Year of Bliss with you, just to take it forever ahead in this juggernaut filled with love, traveling through the sands of time and stopping today to celebrate our 1st ever Wedding Anniversary – Feb 15th, 2015 – 02152015!
At the outset, Huney! A big – Thank You! And this note of gratitude is for being so awesome that I never felt the need to come back to this virtual world of Social Media and even a total abstinence from my so-called passions are unregrettable. Yet, am grateful to these times of technology which is why we’re together!
That fateful day “jab we met” and were sure that we won’t meet ever again. But who knew destiny had different plans. From a delayed unexpected response to a final bye from my end to the days where I spent nights talking to you and slept as dawn broke…the feeling deep within was simply getting profound. So profound and strong that it costed us to be bonded into a knot forever, for good. Everything else looks pale when you’re truly, madly, deeply in love and get into that “come-what-may” attitude the moment you listen to your heart, through your mind. And this is how we met and we continued…
When I met you for the 1st time, and this funny pic was clicked by your sister (then) & my sis-in-law now, followed by a disapproval.
When I gave you the 1st kiss ( the color in the wallpaper will always remind you) –
When I took you to a surprise date to a place close to my heart – Gokarna –
And when we took our 1st #selfie –
And when I clicked your 1st Portrait –
As I kept knowing you better –
When our parents met (it was worth the struggle) –
When we got “happily engaged” –
And continued the courtship –
When we got “Just Married” –
When we went to an Adventure Trip with our idea of Honeymoon –
And then continued the Honeymoon with some leisure –
When we celebrated our 1st Holi together –
- When we knew my father was diagnosed with Colon Cancer …………………
- When you gave me an unstinting, selfless single-handed support for continuous 6 months in overcoming this agonizing trauma and hugged me with a hope that those unstoppable tears of the only son for his admitted father could subside…
- When you gave me strength to yet again admit my father in ICU despite we both suffering from Dengue …
- When you were beside me as I was admitted in one Hospital and went to see my father who was admitted at the other on the same day…
When we collected our shattered bits n pieces to smile our ways from grief to rejoice at Goa –
When we celebrated Diwali together –
And continuing the celebration streak on NYE –
And to sum it all up, we’re heading for yet another celebration to have overcome all the ups & downs and faced all odds of life to even it out in an Island Nation on our 1st Wedding Anniversary………..(to be continued….)