ULOGS: The Biggest Day of My Life

in hive-173493 •  4 months ago 

Good day steemians. Hope you're doing well today?
I am joining the Steemit 100daysofsteem Friday Challenge, organized by @steemitblog, and I will be telling you about the biggest day of my life. I hope this fascinates you as much as it elates me.


The biggest day of my life yet is definitely my wedding day, 13th April 2019. It was a memorable day for me (for us actually), as every event of that day remains fresh in my mind, and it's gonna be like that for a really long time. The wedding was colourful, it was glamorous, the guests were all graced with beautiful attires, a lot of good music and dance, and there was so much to eat and drink, especially amala with ewedu and gbegiri, as well as the famous Nigerian jollof rice.

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Long before this day, I had many fantasies about the day and the event - who it was going to be by my side, in which city it was going to hold, how big the event was going to be (I expected a really big wedding by the way), and so on. It has become a normal practise to do pre-wedding shoot these days, and ours was not different, although, it was poorly planned, especially as my bride-to-be was working far away in another town. Here are some of the pre-wedding pictures.

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Forgive the amateur nature of the pictures

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After a lot of planning and deliberations, both families agreed to a smaller scale wedding than what I had in mind. This decision was based on financial concerns, and an African sentiment. I won't talk much about this. The wedding eve came, and it was the day I traveled, with my friends, to the town where the wedding would hold. It was a lovely night, though there was no party, it was glorious to be in the company of friends, who were there for moral support, and more importantly, I learnt how to dance that night. LoL...

Early in the morning of the set date, I was the first to wake up among my friends. I kept waking up in the middle of the night, hoping to see the sun rise. It finally happened, and we set everything up for the engagement ceremony...

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At this point, I think I should let the pictures say the rest of the story. At least, a picture they say, says a thousand words, so I do not bore you with words. Here are some pictures from the church service and the reception, of course, focusing on us...

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It was a really memorable day, and the memories continue to linger.
That has been a description of the biggest day of my life so far, I hope you enjoyed it.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog. I appreciate your comments and contributions.

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