5 years ago today

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Five years ago this morning I woke up with a doozie of a cold. The sort of cold that makes your thinking cloudy, your eyes water and your head pound. I remember thinking that if this was any other day I would not get out of bed, that I'd stay under the covers and nurse my achy body all day long.

But I had places to go. People to see.

So I got myself out of bed and I got married.

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The day was pure bliss. I loved my dress, loved my flowers, enjoyed having our picture taken, the day was glorious, and I remember being in awe of all of my decoration sketches and visions of this wedding were reality that day. I had wanted huge standards outside with bright colorful ribbon, and there they were, greeting us as we pulled up to the church. I had wanted a bright beautiful bouquet and it did not disappoint. I had wanted dilly bars and scandinavian folk dancing after the ceremony and we had dilly's. 600 dilly's, I believe.

Rory and I are celebrating our 5 year anniversary today. FIVE YEARS!

I've never really written out our wedding story, so if you're interested at all, I hope to write out highlights from that blissful day over the next few days. I told Rory, "and I think it will be good writing because now that it's been five years I can write about the complete sob fest I had right before (and while) walking down the aisle. and I can write about my near face-plant while running to the car with a dilly in my hand."

So stay tuned. Wedding fun is coming your way.

4 comments:

Kimberly Gust said...

Congrats, Becca! My husband and I celebrate 5 years tomorrow!

[not the] Best Blog Ever said...

Aw... Happy anniversary, you two! Two more better matched people I could not imagine. God knows what He's up to, doesn't He? Love it.

Marlene said...

That was a beautiful, perfect day and wedding! (When you write your story be sure to tell what your Dad had to say about your 23 member wedding party!!) You and Rory are a joy to us and all those around you. Congratulations on your 5th!!

Nancy Holte said...

Remember your recent blog on color? Well, I hadn't seen your wedding photos OR been to your wedding but looking at them now made me laugh in light of your previous blog. Yes, my friend, you do like color. I LOVE it! Happy Anniversary.