Friday, January 23, 2009
11 Years ago today.....It was a Friday just like this...
I was nervous, my stomach was turning with apprehension and excitement I had just turned 21 and it was now my day to walk down the aisle with my dad. At the end of the aisle waiting for me was a young 27 year old beaming with happiness and a bit of apprehension too. I was four months pregnant and hoping to get through the day without any sort of 'morning-sickness'.
Does this sound like the perfect way to start a marriage? Many would say no, even I would have said it before it happened to me. Conrad says he knew he wanted to marry me a week after he met me, I wasn't so sure but as time passed by I realized too that this was the man I wanted to be with. It was after that realization that we found out we were expecting. BIG news for our families and friends and a shock for us. Yes I admit this was a tough time for all of us but we all came together .Conrad and I never once doubted that we wanted to be together,the moms basically planned the whole wedding as I was dealing with being tired, career college and morning sickness. I am SO incredibly grateful for the two moms who planned the perfect wedding day. It was beautiful, black and white with red roses.
We have come a LONG way since then it seems, Noah was born 5 months after we got married, that was a huge adjustment for us, never once have we looked at him as a mistake, he was our surprise and the time for him to be born was perfect. Since then we have added two more to our family had our share of ups and downs but I still choose Conrad everyday. He is definitely the one for me,he has a heart for God, he is patient, kind, an awesome father, friend and lover.
Yes the beginning might not have been 'the fairytale way' to begin but I don't regret it one bit I consider myself blessed to have married someone who is willing everyday to work on the marriage part and has blessed me so much as a friend.
I am praying for MANY more years together.....the best is yet to come!!
Happy Anniversary babe!!