Who knew having your picture taken could be so exhausting? Certainly not me. Generally I’m the one behind the camera, taking awkward pictures of those I love the most. But today Allan and I were the center of attention because we were being photographed to mark the occasion of our engagement. In other words, we had our engagement pictures taken. Whee! It was a lot of fun, but really draining. Three and a half hours of posing sure can wear a girl out.
I wanted to get these taken, though. I wanted to do something special for this really unique period in our lives. Engagements last such a short period of time in comparison to marriage or sometimes even dating. For us, though, dating lasted six months and the engagement will last for 13. Yes, after six short months, I was sure I wanted to spend forever with him. Actually, I was sure I wanted to spend forever with him after just one month.
I’m currently stressed about a whole bunch of things. Finances with a puppy and upcoming wedding. The dentist. Camping without ‘facilities’ even remotely close. Wanting to lose weight (and being unable to pass up milkshakes). Those sorts of things. Big things and little things, all stressful things.
Wow. When typing that last sentence, I felt like I was doing an impression of Dr. Seuss. Badly.
My fingernails are too long and my skin is dry, so my fingertips are sliding off of the keyboards and my nails are scratching the keys. It’s grossing me out.