Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Lucky 13


13 years today!....Wow...it really does not even seem that long....although the picture makes me think different because I looked a lot younger. I was only 19 and barely that my birthday being on the 13 of October thats why I say lucky 13...to me its lucky.....I found the man of my dreams in every possible way....He would do anything for me and our family...and he has...he's worked two jobs and gone to school at the same time...talk about tired....but he never complained and still he would come home and help me with whatever I needed....I really appreciate him being able to come home everyday and spend time with us now....its like a whole new world...and he's in the career that he wants and at a job that makes him happy....seriously nothing else matters...as long as he is happy....Okay so 13 years ago he married a girl he only knew for a total of about 7 months....we really didn't know that much about eachother only that we were in love and wanted to be married....I don't recommend that but it worked out for us....I'm sure he was surprised to discover he married someone that hadn't cooked a day in her life....he figured that one out real quick when he came home to chicken one night that was still frozen in the middle...funny now but I felt terrible then....or when I thought I could put a roast on the stove and go take a nap...almost burnt the apartment down....I hated to cook to because I sucked so badly at it...But I can honestly say that I like it now and I am pretty good at it...but its taken many years for me to be able to say that.....the good thing is I married someone that knew how to cook so everything I know is from him or my friends who have helped me along the way....we still laugh when we pull out the recipes because seriously this is no joke I have it written down how to make sphagetti noodles....oh my goodness it still cracks me up....I think we have been through it all in our marriage and I mean it ALL. Several different career changes and lots of money into those....tradgedy when my mom died and then having a baby soon after, talk about a lot of adjusting at once, broken bones, surgeries,having babies not being able to have a baby then having our last, lets see I could go on and on but thats all you need to know...But through it all we've always had eachother and our love and understanding has just grown with each passing year. My dream is to grow old and gray with Jared and for us to have lots of grandbabies around us. Actually I am already living my dream...what more could I possibly ask for.



6 comments:

Becky said...

Congratulations friend! I am really extremely proud of your accomplishment. The next 13 will be even better I'm sure! Love you both.

Lisa said...

Congratulations! We are celebrating 12 years next month.

Pepple Family said...

Awww that is so swee to read!! Congratulations on 13 years :)

Sally said...

Congrats. The picture is so cute!

Rachel said...

Happpy Anniversary! Some of that sounds familiar to me too!

valgae said...

I still remember when you guys got married cause I was newly baptized and bright eyed and bushy tailed in the church. Now I just feel old in the church for the most part!! lol You guys are so sweet together.