Choosing Reality Over Expectations

and it just a deep breath away

I hadn’t been home since the beginning of 2020. So, when I booked my ticket in 2022 to return home, my head was full of all expectations and scenarios. I made a thorough plan of what to do, who to meet, what to eat, and where to go. The scene of me hugging each of my family and friends brought me to tears before I fell asleep at night.

The departure day arrived. I enjoyed every step of getting there — it was the flight from Munich to Jakarta with a layover at Doha. From my apartment door to my…

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Fatmawati Santosa

Fatmawati Santosa

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sharing thoughts, experience, and lessons learned | an engineer on working days and a dreamer for most of the time :)