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Saturday, March 5, 2011

Happy UN-anniversary

Yes, today, March 5th is, would be, should be, my...OUR 6 year wedding anniversary. Kinda BIG, huh?

6 years ago today on March 5, 2005 I promised to love and cherish my "best friend" I promised to pick him up when he was down, to love him till the end of time.

6 years ago today we were getting married, at sunset, in Maui, on Makena Beach, (yes, we named our daughter Makena, after the place we committed our lives to each other.)

6 years ago this was me:















6 years ago this was "us":















6 years later "we" have this:















6 years later this is the "new us":















6 years later we shouldn't be going through a divorce.

6 years later we should be celebrating and snuggling with our baby.

As heartbroken as I am, as lost and sad, angry and confused... The new us is looking pretty darn good.

Here's to the next 6 years...dream big or go home...

xoxo,
Dani

6 comments:

Rachelle said...

U r an amazing women dani the new us is an awsome adventure and will continue to get better everyday u see ur baby smile. Nobody said it was or is gonna b easy but in the end it all ends up better im promise. Im happier today than I was in my marriage and id nvr thought id. B able to say that! Love u

trixieandlola said...

I hope you treated yourself to something special. You deserve it! I'm so happy that you are able to look at the bright side and see the happiness coming your way.

-Lola

Mary Williams said...

I just wanted to tell you that you are not alone. I am a single mom too going through a divorce that will be final at the end of this month. It is hard and I've been reading through your posts and some have brought tears to my eyes. You have a beautiful daughter. Right now I live for my son...he is my sunshine. If you ever want to talk, just send me an email maryw1981@yahoo.com I know for me sometimes it is nice to be able to talk to someone who is going through the same thing. I really have no one that knows what this is like so I wanted to reach out to you :)

Nik said...

I stumbled across your blog today by chance, from another person's blog. I am glad I did. While, I am not a single mother, my mother was. I am divorced, so I get it - it hurts. Your story is inspiring. Stay strong. You and Makena will be in my thoughts and prayers.

keltie said...

I just came across your blog today and am so inspired by your strength. Looking forward to following along on your journey.

Heather B {dreaming big} said...

Your little girl is adorable. What a sweet heart. I'm sorry to hear about your divorce, but it's amazing that you are facing it with so much courage and positivity!

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