Saying Yes to Forever

Rewind 21 years – I am sitting in the living room, probably dressed in red fringe boots and a scratchy princess dress watching CMT before bedtime. My eyes were glued to the country music channel waiting for my Brooks & Dunn Boot Scootin’ Boogie music video to come on. According to my mom, I could do the Boot Scootin’ Boogie dance. I believe her. One night, while watching each music video on the country countdown Shania Twain’s From this Moment music video started. I was in love. I told my mom I wanted this song played at my wedding. It was at that point that I began dreaming of my day. The day that the man of my dreams would get down on one knee confessing his love for me and the day that I would walk down the aisle in a white dress to proclaim our love to the world. With this song playing of course. Fast forward all of those years and my day arrived by surprise. It started off just like any normal Saturday would for us. We slept in late, snuggled up on the couch for some morning TV, threw on a sweatshirt and drove to the local bakery for my all-time favorite jalapeno kalaches.  We counted down the minutes we had together that morning as we both had our own agenda’s for the day – or so I thought. Joey (my fiance – oh that’s strange to say), changed his clothes, gathered his things and kissed me goodbye as he headed out for his “work event”.  I picked up the house and gathered my things to meet up with my best friend, Savvy, for some much needed time at the nail salon before we attended her “neighbor’s wedding”. You see, there never was a work event or … Continue reading Saying Yes to Forever