Salamat, 2017!

2017 is truly a year to be thankful. It was a year of firsts. The biggest firsts always revolved around my dad – the first New Year without him, the first Father’s Day without one, his 53rd birthday with no actual celebration, the first All Soul’s day celebrated in a memorial park, his first year since passing. This year was a year of firsts – a year without him. This year was all about accepting this painful truth and learning to move on while not forgetting him. It is still a learning process. It is still difficult. It still hurts. I know the pain won’t go away anytime soon but I hope he doesn’t get to feel this pain and he is somewhere peaceful. Continue reading Salamat, 2017!