...you make lemonade but in our case it's more like 'when life gives you a sick dog you give your Rome trip as a gift to your mom and her husband'. Yup, this Thursday Balazs and I would be heading for an 8-day vacation to Rome. Sadly, a few weeks ago when Buffer (our 12 year old Westie terrier) got diabetes that requires daily insulin shots, we had to change our plans for the sake of the sick pup. Our vet + tons of different dog boarding places said it’s not a good idea to leave him right now because of a stress induced diabetic seizure that comes with his condition. A change of environment can trigger it since he is older, set in his ways and very attached to us. Plus, we didn’t want to burden our friends with such a responsibility, so after countless days talking about it and making lists, Balazs and I decided that we treat my mom to a great vacation that we so thoughtfully planned. Honestly, Balazs is heartbroken because he put so much time and effort into getting everything organized and your tips helped him so much in setting everything up from the hotel, museum passes, flights and even a few restaurants we wanted to visit.
So, sadly Rome will have to wait for now...but as soon as my mom returns, I will write a post about which hotel we booked because it seems really dreamy. I just first want her to see it before recommending it to you.
Now, do you know what would make me feel better? If you told me about your upcoming trips…I would love to know where you're heading this year? xoxo
(Photo of Rome by Michael Cutri)