Wet and Wild in Maldives

Hello, day 7! Hello tan and weight gain as well.

Day7Maldives (2) Checking News of the day
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Breakfast!

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Today is water sports day!

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My first time to ride a tube.

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It was scary and thrilling at the same time. Our driver-friend sped away so fast like his mission was to flip the tube and sink us. Haha.Day7Maldives (10)

I had to wear goggles to protect my eyes 🙂Day7Maldives (8)

It had to happen. That moment when I felt my husband fly up in the air and plunge into the wild waters I was terrified, but then seeing him all drenched, still protecting his cap and struggling to get in but couldn’t was hilarious.

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Then it happened again, no matter how tight he was holding on. My theory is that he’s too heavy. Haha. I was winning this game!

Day7Maldives (7)A few minutes later, we both went down.

It was slow motion when the tube flipped over and I splashed into the cold. I am so terrified of the sea that when I hit the waters and went under, I thought it was the end of me. As I felt myself sinking into the deep I prayed that the Lord give me a fast and painless death.

Then I resurfaced, thanks to my life vest. Haha. The first thing I noticed was that my precious goggles were gone. I left a piece of me in Maldives.

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After that ride, I didn’t have enough courage (and money) to do another wild water sports. One step at a time, baby.Day7Maldives (12)

We were so hungry after that seemingly near-death experience.

Day7Maldives (11) Last night in the island.
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Sometimes God calms the storm. At other times, he calms the sailor. And sometimes he makes us swim.

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