Expectations vs Reality

Have you ever psyched yourself up for something for weeks only to be let down the second after that thing came to pass? This happens when your expectations exceed the limits of reality. The year my husband and I were married, we planned a trip to Sicily where his parents had a penthouse near the sea. I was so excited. I imagined all the beautiful details of how it would be. I googled (filtered and photoshopped) pictures, researched the major sites to see, I did everything a p