So we had made a pact not to be lovey in our letters to each other because he was dedicated to the Lord for those 2 years, not me ;) But I'll be honest, it sucked hahahaha I had gotten used to hearing "I love you" and "sweetheart" etc and knowing I was getting letters from him that wouldn't say those things was not the easiest thing, and by that I mean one of the hardest parts of this entire process hahaha
But looking back on it, it was the best possible thing we could have done. It helped Andrew keep his focus where it needed to be which helped him become a great missionary ;) And I dealt with it hahahaha I knew that was how it needed to be even though sometimes all I wanted was some lovin ;)
So January of 2010 I got the opportunity to do an internship at Disneyland with one of my good friends, only thing was that I wouldn't be able to come home til August! 2 months after Andrew came home!! When I wrote him about it, he basically said "It's Disney, you gotta go! I'll come visit you!" and so I did ;) And it was the BEST thing I did for myself. (yes mother you were right....there I said it!) During the next 6 months I got letters and a couple short emails, and then it was finally time for him to come home!
I had purchased a ticket to come home on the day he came home, then that day changed so I ended up seeing him 2 days after he was already home. But I digress! So I'm at work when I get a text from Andrew's sister with a picture saying "HE'S HOME" and I may have started to tear up a bit in the Star Wars store hahahaha Then on my lunch break Haley was calling me, or so I thought....so I answer my phone "Hey love what's up?" cuz Haley and I were just that cool and I hear:
"Actually this is Andrew...do you have my FB password?"
Insert my shocked face at both his voice and his question hahahahaha
2 years between talking and he asks me for his FB password.....yeah.......
Don't worry, once I was off work he called me on his new phone and we had a legit conversation, though slightly awkward hahaha then the texting started cuz I was leaving the next morning to come home for the weekend ;) And he said he was excited to see me, but I know we were both super nervous about how this was gonna go. I got up extra early and did my hair, had my roommate pick my outfit since I have no fashion sense and she ended up loaning me a shirt of hers hahahaha and I got on the plane with a text of "See you soon!"
And with that part 5 will come soon! ;)
Here you will find love, magic, bookworm favorites, Disney tips, and a family on their journey to Happy Ever After!