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Change

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Am lipsit o vreme lunga de pe blog si desi am tot vrut sa revin nu prea mi-am gasit vocea. S-au schimbat multe de la ultima mea postare si nu neaparat in sensul bun.

In timp ce lumea avea batai de cap cu Covid-19 si era ocupata cu discutii pro si contra despre vaccin, eu imi duceam propria lupta. Am avut cateva probleme de sanatate pe care a trebuit sa le rezolv, in timp ce iubirea vietii mele trecea prin ceva similar. Au fost … multe eventiment care s-au desfasurat intr-un timp scurt.

M-am simtit ca si cand am trecut prin iad si cand ma pregateam sa ies, mi-am pierdut tatal. L-am pierdut din nou dupa ce acum cativa ani a ales sa plece si sa isi intemeieze o alta familie. Doar ca de data asta l-am pierdut definitiv. A fost un roller coaster de emotii care a mers intr-o singura directie, in jos.

I’ve been absent quite a lot from here, wanting to return to writing but not really finding my inner voice. A lot of things have changed in my life since my last post, and not in a good way.

While the world was dealing with Covid-19 and raising its voices over vaccine pros and cons, I was fighting my battles.
I’ve had some health issues I had to deal with while watching the love of my life go through similar issues. It was … a lot to take in in such a short time.


It felt like I’d been through hell, and just as I found my way out, I lost my dad. I lost him again after he decided to leave and start a new family a few years ago. But this time, I’ve lost him for good.
It’s been a roller coaster with only one direction, down, and a hell of a ride.

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A Moment With Me

Be kind to us, 2021!

At the end of this year, I wanted to have a peaceful and relaxing moment. To gather my thoughts, think about my plans for the future and hope for a better 2021. I already know I have some challenges ahead, but I am hopeful that after living through 2020, I will be well. Sending you my best wishes, hoping that we all learned some important lessons and we will all come out stronger, wiser, and kinder.

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DIN PARIS, CU DRAGOSTE / FROM PARIS, WITH LOVE

Acum aproape o saptamana admiram pentru a doua oara acest loc. Pentru ca Parisul e mereu o idee buna 🙂

Almost a week ago I was admiring this place for the second time in my life. Because Paris is always a good idea 🙂

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DE MADRID AL CIELO

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…Sau cand la ei e mai bine decat la noi.

“De Madrid al cielo” … cum zic spaniolii, adica un fel de a spune ca, dupa orasul lor doar Raiul e mai frumos, si asta cu o conditie: sa ai de acolo de sus o “fereastra” spre capitala Spaniei, ca sa urmaresti tot ce misca.

Povestea mea de dragoste cu Madrid a inceput acum vreo trei ani cand am ajuns pentru prima data acolo. M-am simtit ca acasa din prima clipa. E normal pentru noi, ca romani, sa ne acomodam usor acolo, sunt la fel de galagiosi, limba o inveti imediat si avem obiceiuri destul de asemanatoare.

De atunci, m-am intors de 7 ori la Madrid – am ajuns din omul care spunea ca nu o sa calatoreasca de doua ori in acelasi loc, un fel de Madrid-junkie. Uneori, mi se face atat de dor de locul ala incat inchid ochii si imi imaginez ca sunt acolo, pe strazile care nu dorm niciodata.

…Or, when over there is better than over here.

“De Madrid al cielo” , is the Spanish way of saying that, after their city, only the Heaven is more beautiful, and only with one condition: to have a „window” in the sky  that overlooks the capital city of Spain, so that you could watch everything that’s happening there.

My love story with Madrid began about three years ago, when I first got there. It felt like home from the first moment. As Romanians, it’s normal for us to adapt quickly over there, they are as talkative as us, we can learn quickly the language, and they have similar habits.

Since then, I’ve returned 7 times to Madrid – I’ve come a long way from the girl who used to say that she’ll never visit the same place twice, I’m a Madrid-junkie now. Sometimes, I miss that place so much that I close my eyes and I imagine that I’m there, on the streets that never sleep.

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