Wednesday, July 29, 2009

2 years and counting

Some things i've learned from being married to Omar for exactly two years (and dating him for exactly three):

- It's okay to call a timeout in the middle of an argument, cuddle all night, and resume said argument in the morning.

- It is absolutely vital to pursue what youre about, figure out whats in your guts.

-whip cream is pretty good on any kind of cereal, particularly lucky charms.

- purple curtains are a good accent color for an all beige and black room.

- its okay to be a human being, and not just a human doing.

- its actually really important to just be. not do. just exist.

-like, vital to life.

-for a house to be cute, it doesnt have to have word art all over it.

-there is more value in having several close, healthy, relationships than many many surface ones. 

-sushi is only good with wasabi.

-a person can learn how to do almost anything. 

-marriage is really really hard.

-marriage is also the single most magnificent relationship any person can be a part of.

-beer doesn't always taste like throw-up.

-there is absolutely, positively, no amount of grace that can be considered too much. 

-hobbies are important. whether it be golf or remote-controlled airplanes or plastic cameras, pursue your interests. 

-it is remarkably difficult to overcome habits that you have lived with for years, it is also totally possible. 

-panic at the disco does not suck.

-when mopping the floor, make sure you mop it twice to avoid streaks.

- soy sauce makes everything taste better.

- being married is like having a slumber party with your best friend every single night of your freaking life.

- love is only true love if it is absolutely unconditional. this is not a feeling, but a choice. to choose to love someone unconditionally means to look past absolutely everything they have or dont have to offer and to look into the depths of their soul. this kind of love can overcome arrogance and anger, jealousy and greed, pride, addiction, selfishness, boredom, and self-righteousness. and it has. 

Happy 2 year birthday to our love! Heres to at least another 75 years! 


makaio519 said...


you guys are amazing.

Rebecca Louise. said...

Happy anniversary to you both! You make such a lovely couple. Enjoy your trip away! x

autumn said...

I love this! Happy happy birthday to your love!
I especially love this one...
-it is remarkably difficult to overcome habits that you have lived with for years, it is also totally possible.

I think people forget that it is OK and good to change...and typically it is also TOTALLY needed.
Happy Anniversary!

Chelsea Robbins said...

Good to know you're both happy and well.

Dallas Shaw said...

yes on the soy sauce


Amy said...

I am pretty sure with a pure, beautiful love like you will without a doubt make it to celebrate 75! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your sweet comment. Praying for you. ;0)

Amy said...

Also, wanted to share this awesome post I read the other day for the husbands. :0)

Debi said...

Haha, this was great! It also makes me miss you a little, I wish we lived closer, we would be great friends...again...

congrats on 2 years though, and 75 more...