Monday, October 26, 2015


This is a few days late, but I thought it would be fun to share Vol. 3 today...we've been married 100 days today. For the past 100 days I haven't woken up without him beside me. It's funny how we've fallen into routines and the new normal. I remember our first week back from our honeymoon and waking up each morning beside him before work. It was strange and so different, but I loved it (and still loving it!), and now I can't imagine waking up and Matthew not being there.
100 days of morning talks together while he gets ready for work, one of my favorite moments each day.

I've been describing each month in one or two words, I don't know if I'll do that every month, but I will continue that for this month. So if I had to describe our third month of marriage it would be: Thankful. There have been so many moments where I have just stopped and became so overwhelmed with thankfulness. Thankful for Matthew, thankful for his friendship, thankful for his forgiveness, thankful for his selflessness, thankful for our jobs, thankful for our apartment, thankful for two families becoming one through our marriage, and thankful for this sweet life we are building together.

We've shared meals together, lazy nights watching our favorite shows, driving around looking at houses for "someday" (one of our favorite things to do!), uncontrollable laughter, prayers, tag teaming the dishes, furniture projects, silly moments, and sweet moments. We've also shared disagreements, compromises and long talks. We've failed to communicate, and annoyed each other. We've loved so deeply and failed to love at some moments. Just like month two, we are still adjusting and learning to compromise, and I plan on doing that, Lord willing, for the rest of our lives together. 

I have a lump in my throat as I type this because my husband is falling asleep beside me. We've been married for over three months now and I still can't get over the fact that this is my reality. Thankful, so incredibly thankful. 


  1. I love this post! It really made me sit back on this lovely morning and go, "Hmm, I need to show my thankfulness a little more when it comes to my marriage!"

  2. Cheers to 100 days - any milestone is always so exciting!

  3. Aw this is so sweet! Happy 100 days!! Marriage is the absolute best!

  4. So beautiful! So happy it's been such an amazing 100 days! The best is yet to come! :)

  5. This is so sweet! Happy 100 days of marriage!

  6. I love waking up next to Mac. Sadly, he leaves before 5:30 am, so I'm normally not awake, haha.

  7. What a sweet and joy-filled post! Happy 100 days. This is a precious time, cherish it!


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