It’s hard to believe that a year ago I was a big bundle of stress, anticipation, happiness and excitement. After being together for 6 years, Michael and I were finally taking that big step down the aisle to make it official.
After over a year of planning and details and lists and second-checking (and third checking) everything, it was time for the big moment. My special day was even better because I was surrounded by loved ones and good friends. My best friend Rachel, maid of honor, who stayed with me at the hotel the night before, giggly and chatty and trying to calm my nerves (good nerves, of course).
My cousin Anna who was my friend since we were in diapers. My friend Robyn, someone I met online when I was 20 and so happy it turned into a real friendship that has lasted so long! And my friend Erika, a coworker I met when I was 22 who became a real friend, too. My friend Sam who read a poem for us during the ceremony. Star, a dear friend who was officiating (and doing our makeup!), was there to read the vows that Michael and I wrote.
My parents gave me an amazing day–the wedding of my dreams–and I’m so grateful! Everything went smoothly and we got amazing photos that I often look back at and think happy thoughts.
Sometimes I can’t believe it’s already been a year. Sometimes it feels like we’ve been married forever. I love that I was able to marry my partner and friend and that we’re creating a future together.
A lot of things have happened and changed in just one year and I’m so excited for everything that is coming our way!
Happy anniversary to my love!