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My day that is first on cruise, Saturday, I became hungover and exhausted.

My day that is first on cruise, Saturday, I became hungover and exhausted.

I’d been up later celebrating at the wedding, slept through my security, and scarcely made my trip to Puerto Rico. After deplaning and bumbling my method through the cruise check-in, we crashed within my quarters for the two-hour hangover nap. I felt a little sad and a little lonely when I woke to the gorgeous sight of water and sun outside my personal patio. I wished i really could have scooped up the wedding that is entire and taken all of them with me personally to San Juan.

Fortunately, however, I had Dana.

This is Dana’s very first Olivia cruise too, though she’d been employed by a little while since the company’s content strategist. The employees thought that under her wing this trip since she and I had similar backgrounds, it would make sense for Dana to take me. She’s a pink-haired ball of zany power who, as soon as we arrived from the dock in San Juan, made me feel I belonged like I was where. Therefore we had plenty to share, it used to be good (nowadays it’s an anti-trans pile of garbage) since she’s an LGBT media person too — the managing editor of Bella Media, a ClexaCon moderator, lesbian romance author, and a veteran editor and writer of the site AfterEllen, from back when.

As soon as we boarded, Dana introduced us to the adorable boomer-millennial set in control of Olivia’s Solos Program, which suits females (solitary or partnered) who choose to carry on trips alone. I acquired my Solos that is own dog and a red Olivia bracelet to represent my newbie status.

Although the Solos Program suggested that at every dinner there’d be considered a designated Solos table where i really could stay along with other solitary people, I happened to be nevertheless just a little intimidated by the possibility of finding individuals to spend time along with week. Continue reading My day that is first on cruise, Saturday, I became hungover and exhausted.