Sh*t Just Got Real

Well y’all, it’s happening: Ben and I are getting married! He proposed Sunday night, and I couldn’t stop saying yes.  Between the wedding (though it’s admittedly not for a year or so) and a certain medical procedure I need done, it’s time to get, and more importantly, stay committed to getting fit and losing weight….

What Love Does

Love, love, love. The things we do for love. We drive almost three hundred miles in a twenty-four hour or so period for a night in our love’s arms. We change our life plans. My parents have always frequently reminded me, “Man plans; God laughs.” In the last few years I have discovered that has…

Sunrise

A few weeks ago, I took a small road trip to the beach with two friends. We stayed in a cheap but incredibly nice Airbnb, where at night, because we are poor and college students, we stayed in and studied the one night we stayed. It was a great trip. We listened to some excellent…

Thoughts on Romance in Marriage

Disclaimer: I have never been married. I recently re-watched the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. My family can quote the entirety of the first movie, so of course we had to see the second one when it first came out. One of the main themes of the movie was, predictably and obviously, marriage,…

Meeting Him

I was standing on a porch outside an apartment where a party was taking place. An acquaintance – that early in one’s freshman year all are acquaintances – had gotten me into the party. Now that I look back on it, in the peripheral vision of my memory things are clouded, though it was only…