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Nobody Said It Was Easy

Yesterday was one of those days. Running on “next-to-no” sleep. A baby boy that wouldn’t stop crying no matter what I tried, who every time I tried to nurse him, clamped down on my nipple and pulled as hard as he could. A husband who pulled out his back last week and has been virtually…

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Matthew’s 30th Birthday!

Yesterday was Matthew’s 30th Birthday! It’s pretty incredible to me considering that he was only 23 when we started dating. In many ways, it feels like we have grown up together, and I love it. I am so proud of the man, husband, and father that he has become. He had to work during the…

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Becoming Wife

I love you. You are closest to my heart, closer than any other human being. You are my extension. You are my prayer. You are my belief in God. For better or worse you inherit me. —Anne Sexton The truth is that I didn’t think it was possible, not for me. Love was something that…

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A Magic Moment

There was this moment on our honeymoon. We had just finished a late lunch. It was our last full day on the ship. We were sitting in the dining room next to a window with a clear view of the sea. Something became active inside of me, that place that I can best describe as…

Our Wedding: Preview

Our Wedding Day―06.02.12―was the happiest day of our lives. I spent fifteen months dreaming & planning & hoping and then… it was here. The reality of the day exceeded our expectations beyond my wildest dreams. All of my blood, sweat, and tears paid off and then some. Planning our wedding was one of the most…