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Today’s post is a very special one because it’s all about the day I met my best friend for the very first time. I thought it would be nice to write about our day so we can look back on it in the future and I just thought it would be a lovely post to write.
On Monday 29th of August 2016 I woke up at the crack of dawn to get ready for a very exciting day. It was the day that I was going to meet someone who is very special to me, someone who I’ve been wanting to meet for a very long time, you might know this person if you’ve been following my blog for a while because we’ve done quite a few collaboration posts in the past and I constantly talk about her, this ‘someone’ that I am referring to of course is my best friend, Holly from the blog Life of a blind girl.
Holly and I started talking in June 2015 and since then we’ve become really good friends, we’ve found that we have a lot in common and we can relate to each other really well. She always makes me smile and always brightens up my day.
Holly and I are both visually impaired and I honestly believe that this makes our friendship stronger and it brings us closer together, this goes to show that living with a disability isn’t all bad, it can have major positive aspects and in my case it’s allowed me to meet one of the most incredible people, someone who I never want to lose and I will be forever grateful for that.
We’ve been wanting to meet for a while now but planning was extremely difficult since we live quite a long distance from each other but we finally resolved to hop on a train and meet in the middle which was Manchester.
It took a two-hour train journey to get to Manchester but it was definitely worth it because I had the most incredible day with Holly, her parents, my mother and Holly’s adorable little dog!
It’s amazing how the internet has enabled Holly and I to meet, I am so grateful to have her in my life, it’s like she’s the only one who understands me sometimes and I can’t thank her enough for being the incredible person that she is.
On the particular day we went to Piccadilly gardens and had a little picnic and it was so lovely just to chat and get to know each other even better. We then popped into a few shops and then grabbed something to drink and sat to chat again which was so nice. As the day drew to a close we went for dinner/tea at the Ask Italian restaurant which was lovely and then had a little photo shoot at the Piccadilly gardens which was lovely. That was a perfect end to the day and to top it all off we had the biggest hug and neither of us wanted to let go!
After getting on the train I did have a few tears in my eyes, they were tears of happiness because I had the best day with the most amazing person, but they were also tears of sadness because I had to leave. Crying might seem extreme to some of you but it’s ok to cry, especially when you’re feeling sad about leaving someone and living so far away from them.
I was completely overwhelmed by the whole experience but I had the most amazing time. Holly is even more amazing in person and I’m so lucky to call her my best friend. I think she understands me better than anyone else, I miss her very much but I can’t wait to see her again soon <3