Monday, August 16, 2010

Eighteen Years

Eighteen years ago, I was two weeks away from my eighteenth birthday.


My parents were not thrilled, but were coping with the fact that their baby girl was growing up.


My friends were a little worried and concerned-- and some were pretty freaked out!


Me? I was TOTALLY in love!



And while I was not nearly as mature as I thought I was,



I was excited to be eternally sealed to my One True Love.



And I still knew I was doing the right thing!


Thank you, Russell, for eighteen wonderful and adventurous years!

I love you!

9 comments:

  1. So sweet! You are still gorgeous!

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  2. Congrats!!

    That means that you and I are almost the same age, although I only celebrated my 13th anniversary yesterday. :)

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  3. I will admit to being one of the concerned friends! I knew where I was at that time concerning marriage and I thought you were nuts! I knew you were happy though so that's what mattered! Glad to see you are still so happy! Congrats on 18 years!

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  4. oh, and I will do this comment seperate in case you don't want it on! :) I just remember your wedding shower and we decided to go get lottery tickets and the only person who wasn't old enough to buy one was you!!!!! won't ever forget it.

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  5. Congratulations! You guys make a beautiful couple...then and now!

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  6. Congratulations! I'm so excited because I didn't think that anyone else had ever gotten married in the temple two weeks before their eighteenth birthday! I just read your post on LDH and I want to "talk" to you about TJED. My blog is tomena-growinlikeareed.blogspot.com (I was the guest writer who posted "More Than I Am"

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  7. WOW! So, you were married two weeks BEFORE you turned 18? Am I getting this right? You had guts! LOL

    I was married 6 months AFTER I turned 18... not nearly as gutsy as you. ;) Although... we only dated for 4 months from first date to marriage, so I guess I was pretty gutsy, too. :D We've been married 21 years now. Congratulations to you!!!! :D

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