Thursday, February 14, 2013

Our 10 Years

Time really flies so fast and today we’re hitting our 10th year anniversary as a couple. If you have been reading this blog for quite some time now, you’re aware that Feb. 14, is our BF-GF anniversary. I said “yes” 10 years ago and I said “yes, I do” 7 years ago at the same place which is Intramuros.

San Salvador Island

Whenever people asked us where we met, we always say “UST” because we’re both alumni of UST but the truth is we met in an island. We’re both member of Haribon-UST now EARTH-UST but we never ever crossed our path for one whole year. Whenever I attended an event he was not there and whenever he attended an event I was not present. Summer of 2002, we both attended leadership training seminar of Haribon-UST in San Salvador Island. It is a protected island in Zambales. That was our first meeting but it was not love at first sight, we didn’t mind each other and we have our own set of friends.

San Salvador Island 2002

Even in school, we never crossed our path because we have different course, schedules and buildings. He was in Engineering building and I was in Commerce building, he always stays in the library and I don’t go there. =) The only time that we see each other is when we have organization meeting because we’re both officers of Haribon-UST. 

We became friends then lovers and the rest is already a history.

Feb 15, 2003 - 1 day BF-GF. I was wearing his medal as top 1 student in College of Mechanical Engineering (5th Year)
Sharing to you our pictures for 10 years.

 2004 Puerto Galera – I invited him in our team bulding.

I’m missing my skin; I can still wear shorts and swimsuit here. =( 
2005 Coron, Palawan. Our first out of town travel via plane. 

2006 Wedding Year 

2007 First Wedding Anniversary in Singapore. Our first out of the country trip.  

2008 First Visit in Caleruega. I was two months pregnant here (March). No wedding anniversary celebration last February 2008 because I was on bed rest.

2009 Third Wedding Anniversary in Tagaytay. We went to Picnic Grove and T-House Tagaytay. 

2010 Fourth Wedding Anniversary in Villa Escudero.

2011 Fifth Wedding Anniversary in Boracay.

 2012 Celebrated our Sixth Wedding Anniversary in Bacolod, Iloilo and Guimaras trip.

Four days from now we will be celebrating our 7th year wedding anniversary. I don’t know what will be the celebration because my son is still sick and we have no travel plans this year. Last February 2012, I’ve made a promise that I will not book any trip even there’s a seat sale and even I had expiring miles last year, I did not book any flight. Anyway, it is just less than 2000 miles. 

Read Staycation at Pina Colina for 7th Wedding Anniversary

When January 2013 came, I felt so bored because I was not planning any trip and I told hubby that my son wanted to go to Legoland. My son is now into lego and he saw the pictures while I was reading a blog post. But my husband declared a travel ban this year, waah! He said no travel outside Luzon. Hmm, so pwede Tuguegarao, Palawan, Naga and Legazpi trip. He said no travel via plane. =(

I’m grateful to God for giving us ten wonderful years and I’m praying that there will be more years to come. I thank God for blessing me much more than I deserve and I could not ask for more.

“To hear laughter of a child, to wake up next to the love of your life, to know that God has placed them on earth for you…You are blessed!”

And finally he remembered that I dislike flowers so he gave me this, chocolate for me and bear for my son.

Happy Valentine’s Day!


  1. cute naman ng bear.. sna gumaling na si ethan

  2. happy anniversary and happy valentine's day to you and hubby :) May God bless you with more years of happy marriage :)

  3. Congratulations! Ang sweet nyo. =)

    I'm also from UST (HS and college) =)

  4. Happy anniversary to both of you, Michi! May you have more blessings and happiness in this lifetime.

    1. natawa naman ako.... parang pareho tayo ng wish for them : May you have more blessings and happiness in this lifetime. hahaha!

  5. Wow! Tagal na pala nyo. Happy anniversary:)

  6. wwaaaaaahhhhh!!!! di ko alam ganyan katalino ni manong ariel, pag sinasabihan ko sya everytime ng "mahusay!"... ke kept on telling me, "sabi ko sayo mas matalino pa sakin si michi"... what? kung top 1 si manong ariel... ikaw, 0.5 na... hahaha! and sure na talagang matalino si Ethan... ^_^

    Anyway, anniversary sainyo... may you have more blessings, more love and happiness in this lifetime. :D

    1. inspired sa kin kaya nag top 1. hehe! =) thanks!


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