Sunday, January 3, 2010

A Decade in Review...

  • I started my second semester as a freshman at Ole Miss.
  • I met this cute boy in a psychology 101 class.

  • I pledged AOPi at Ole Miss
  • I met the women that were in my wedding and are still the best friends that a girl could ask for. (some were in my sorority- some were not)

  • I was majoring in Child Psychology
  • I changed my major to marketing
  • My god-daughter, Madyson, was born
  • I moved in with my big sister in my sorority to help her after she broke her neck in a car accident
  • My grandpa Edward went to Heaven.
  • My parents purchased my first home my junior year of college.
  • I changed my major to Elementary Education (maybe this one with stick) ha
  • I got a black cat named "Tasia"- she was CRAZY
  • I lost my black cat named "Tasia"
  • I learned a lot of life lessons through dating a few serious boyfriends.
  • Re-connected with Cal our senior year at our last swap.
  • Started dating Cal.
  • He told me that he was going to marry me on our 3rd date
  • I got scared and ran away. (hey- i was ONLY 21) ha
  • My nephew,Collier, was born.
  • I called Cal after not being able to get him off of my mind. :)
  • We immediately became inseperable.
  • My parents sold my chidhood home and moved to Oxford. lots of tears
  • Cal started medical school
  • I student taught 1st grade
  • I got my Masters in Education- Curriculum and Instruction.
  • Cal and I travelled in Europe for a month.
  • Cal and I got engaged!!! April 25, 2005!!!
  • I bought my first home in Madison, MS!
  • I taught Kindergarten and 1st grade in Jackson, MS
  • Cal and I got married!!! (June 17, 2006) Best day yet!!!
  • We got our little fur bundle of joy, Ava. She is the best dog in the world! :)
  • Cal matched at UAB for a residency in Internal Medicine.
  • We moved to Birmingham, AL
  • My nephew, Cadyn, was born.
  • We bought our first home together
  • I got a job teaching K in Hoover!
  • We met a lot of people that will be our friends for the rest of our lives.
  • We decided to expand our family.
  • On our 3rd anniversary, we found out that Cal got a cardiology fellowship at UK in Lexington, KY.
  • Started fertility treatments.
  • bought our 1st new car together.
  • I started my new hobby of monogramming!
  • I am learning to sew.
  • Cal enjoyed his last few times to be within driving distance of the duck camp- Fighting Bayou.
  • We are learning the true meaning of God's sovereignty and the importance of trusting the plan that He has for our lives as opposed to our own plans.

Happy new decade!!! I can't wat to see what this next decade has in store for us! I would love to see your decades in review! It is neat to see how much happens within the course of 10 years.


Meg said...

What a cute post--you look adorable when you were rushing for your sorority. I think it is funny that Cal initially scared you away. :)

I definitely think you should post wedding pictures, just an FYI.

You guys are in my prayers.

Meg said...

Oh, and one more thing. Do you have an etsy shop where you sell your monogrammed stuff?

Meg said...

Yay!! A wedding picture, you look beautiful!

Preppy 101 said...

Great Post. Praying for you. xoxo

Lea Liz said...

I just found your blog through a friend of yous... Stickles Family Blog! She did a post of the cute things you made for her son!! How did you ever learn? Do you sell things????

Cute cute blog!! Glad to be a follower!!:)