As most of you know, I got married on December 4th of last year. Umm I hope you are clapping because that deserves a round of applause. HUGE accomplishment. Lol. Anyways. Lots of folks have been asking to see some wedding pics. I will share a few of my favorites periodically on the blog. Today, I will show you some from the preparation process.
Getting my hair did.
Tiff showing my mom where the hairpiece and veil go before she headed out.
Mom needed some comfort. The veil was too much for her to handle. Love that bout her.
Time for some grub.
They all wore whatever shoes they wanted. Like them, they were all very different.
Taking time to look at old photos and reminisce.
Checking out the ceremony area. It was all becoming a little real to me and my heart was beginning to get very full, my belly very nervous, and my head very cloudy.
The best part about the prep of the wedding was that the day was very relaxed. We had lots of time to talk, laugh, and soak it all up. I can't help but almost wanna cry now thinking about how I was thinking, "Man, I hope I don't lose this once I'm married." Those girls are very very important to me and almost all have been since the age of 5. I wouldn't have shared the day with anyone else.
This photo has a little place in my heart. Two years ago, when I got that tatoo, it was symbolic of a very trying and hard time in my life. It was a declaration that things had to CHANGE. Now, I sit, two years later with it on my foot on the day that I will marry my best friend. It makes me realize how quickly God changed the mess into a masterpiece.
A lot on the brain. Can't you tell?
Kasi and Jess behind me like they had been the whole year. They definately had my back.
More Laughs :)
Surrounded by three of the people that held me together that year.
There she is. Adding the finishing touches, picking up the pieces, pulling me together. That's where she has been my entire life. Loving me and supporting me so fully. No matter what. No matter who I had become. Even if she didn't like it. She has loved me and made me and taught me oh so much. There is no way to explain my love for her.
There she is. Kasi. My cousin but so much more like my sister. She provided me with something borrowed. Which is funny. I feel like she was my something borrowed all year. I feel like I borrowed her from her family all year. She was sooooooo there for me. She just listened. No judgment. No criticism. She watched me grow. She helped ease the growing pains. She told me she went through lots of the same. She's amazing. She has become so necessary in my life. We have become so close. Love her so much!
Everything was getting much more real for me at this point. They were still laughing and chatting. My heart was beginning to race.
Okay so there are a few from the prep process.
All photos are by Mr. Clint Shuttlesworth out of Houston, Texas. You can check him out at www.clintdoesablog.com or www.clinttakesphotos.com. He's amazing.
Sorry I was so mushy gushy today but, hey, it was a wedding that's how they are.
Hope your weekend is totally blessed. I know mine will be. I have great plans.