Friday, January 22, 2010

5 Minutes is All that I Need

The morning of the wedding I had a plan. Get up. Eat a good breakfast (some more of those waffles!). Take a shower. Use the hotel computer center to do a post about how I felt that day and how excited I was to marrying my best friend. Get my hair done. Go the hall to check on last minute things. Get married. Enjoy the party.

Ok, so looking over that list, not all of it was for the morning. But you get my drift, right? Well, what is that saying about the best-laid does it go again? Oh yeah.

The good news is that the important things got done. I did eat my waffles. I did get my shower and make it to the hair salon on time. But I didn’t have time to go to the computer center and put pen and paper to the thoughts in my head and feelings in my heart...and I guess in the grand scheme of things, if something had to get not done...that would a good choice. But now, looking back, I really wish that I had made the time.

And really, 5 minutes is all that I needed...but 5 minutes on your wedding day is maybe harder to get than you might think. And truthfully, I had actually thought about writing that all-important post ahead of time and scheduling it to post that morning. But when I sat down to do that the week of the wedding, it felt like I was cheating. Saying that I’m writing something on a day when I didn’t really write it. I know that I’m just being picky on myself, but whatever. It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to.

Looking back now...nearly 3 months after the day...if this is all that I have to complain or gripe about with my wedding, then I had a GREAT wedding! The fact that I didn’t make the time to write a post to B telling him how I felt that day...not so important in the “big picture.” I mean, he doesn’t even read this who would I really be telling? You guys already know how much I care for this man, the love in my heart that was just overflowing that day...and truthfully, I think that he knew it when I came down the aisle! Wink, wink.

So I’ve made my peace with the post that didn’t happen. Like I said before, with so much else needing to get done that day, all of them being a little more important to make sure that they got ended up being ok that I didn’t make it to the computer center.

After breakfast was eaten, and relatives were greeted and hugged, little J and I were showered and cleaned...we barely had 10 minutes left to get to the hair salon for our appointments. We cut it close enough as it was. I’m sure that B will forgive me...but in keeping honest with myself and the reason that I started this little blog in the first place, I had to tell you that I just needed 5 extra minutes the morning of my wedding.

Next up – J and I go get our hair done! Get ready for a little bit of drama...

Need to catch up? Here’s some links:
Girls’ Spa Day
Bachelor/Bachelorette Party
Setting Up the Venue…
Practice Makes Perfect…Rehearsal Dinner

1 comment:

  1. Oh wow...drama? I'm all ears. Like you, I am hoping that when my wedding day comes I'll have a few minutes to write a blog post :) Actually, I'll be at the venue with my ladies at 8 am that morning and won't actually be getting my hair/makeup done until about 11:30 (they're all getting theirs done before me). I am hoping that we'll have some wireless internet to access while we're there so I can blog real quick but have a feeling that the sort of remote setting we're at may not provide anything :( We'll have to see on the day of. To be safe, I may go ahead and schedule a post ahead of time or at least write one the night before. I wouldn't stress over you said, if that's the only thing you regret, then you had a great time!