Sunday, January 15, 2012


I have a lot I could go on and on and on about. BUT it is a special day for us. And by us I mean, Paul and I.

Twelve years ago today…


With a flu bug biting me…


Paul and I said, “I Do.”

He cried and cried.

Not me.

I know he will love that I shared that info with you all.

There was a trash can behind the altar for me…just in case…the pastor didn’t want me running back through the sanctuary like I did before the ceremony.

I was determined to still make this the best day ever for me. After a massive dose of flu medicine and as little as possible in the food department I managed to dance…my booty off!

Yes…we did the chicken dance…the dollar dance…and of course…YMCA!

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Paul and I danced to, “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw. I still love that song.


The next picture of me makes me smile…

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Why? We had just done the cake exchange of bites. I didn’t want to swallow it. So I grinned when one of my aunts came up to take my picture…cake in my cheeks.

I did eventually swallow the cake.

We danced and laughed and…


posed for photos…


So what do I say about marriage 12 years later.

It’s not easy.

It’s totally worth it.

So Paul…

I love you more today than even that day 12 years ago. Who knew that was possible?!? You are everything to me. Ups and downs. I can’t imagine our life any other way.




  1. Happy Anniversary you two! You said it all Debbie in so few words. You are a GREAT couple and set an example for all of us to follow (Yes, even those of us that are OLDER than you)!!

    1. Not sure why it is showing me an unknown above. It's me, Carey!

  2. I'm very happy. And you didn't tell anyone that I hooked you two up!