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Married One Month Today, Loving Every Minute...

Part 2 - The Wedding Day

I woke up at 6:30 in the morning in my old room, and like old times, my best friend Tess was sleeping beside me. My first thought was that I desperately needed more sleep until it quickly hit me that today was the day. I am getting married today. My stomach did a little flip, and I realized there was no way I was going back to sleep. I went upstairs where everyone else was still sleeping except my Dad who had left for the horse barn to feed the horses. I crawled in bed with Mom.

Today is the day she said.
My stomach did another flip.
My nerves were getting the best of me to the point that I couldn’t eat breakfast and even the water that washed down my stomach pill was forced. Where did these nervous jitters come from and WHY NOW? My sister encouraged me to eat something and my Mom told me I had to get up and move around, but all I wanted to do was sit on the couch and stop time.

Tess woke up from downstairs just as Katy arrived with her make up collection. It's too early for this…

I'll Start At The Beginning...

I'm taking advantage of a quiet moment on our honeymoon to write, as G is napping in the shade and I have way too much on my mind to sit quietly. It's the perfect setting. We're in cozy little house on a private beach in Cape Cod, the sun is shining and the sound of the waves crashing on shore could put you to sleep if you closed your eyes long enough. I'm looking across the patio at my new husband who is sun-burnt and sun-drunk and I'm loving every minute of this paradise, and this feeling. 
It has only been a week and a few days since we tied the knot but as each day passes, I fear that I’m going to forget a detail that made the whole experience so wonderful. I have been replaying each moment over and over in my head so that I can write it all down and never have to worry about forgetting how I felt as a newlywed. I am so happy. I am so overwhelmed with love for my family, my friends and of course my new husband that I could burst. From the moment he asked me to…