16 years ago I went on a first date, (one that I had dreamed about for many years)and 14 years ago today I became Mrs. John Vest. I have been in love with John (aka hubby and DH) since I was 9 years old. He is 9 years older than I so he didn't know I existed other than his sister's boyfriends annoying little sis lol. After many years had passed his sister Mona brought us together. I had thought of John throughout the years and wondered how he was the love I felt for him was still hidden in my heart. I was leery of seeing John back then because I was afraid he would break my heart. I am glad I chanced it. While I will not say our life has been a bed of roses (any one who says that can not be real every one has trials) I can say it has been worth every moment. I am so lucky to have him. He is such a good father and loving husband. He has given me a good life and a happy home, what more could a woman want? John and I eloped (it was so romantic). He picked our day so he would never forget, we were married in 1995 and the date is 1-9-95, I thought how sweet that is. He has never forgotten either I am ashamed to say I have though (bad wife). I would like to take this time to tell him just how much I do appreciate him and how utterly in love I am with him! He has filled my life so completely. He asked me what I wanted for Christmas and I could not think of anything, he has spoiled me so. I mean we are not rich by any means, you know no million dollar cruises or $500 toilet paper (why?). I am so grateful he is standing by me thru all this drama with the doctors and my medical problems. That in itself is enough. So here goes the mushy stuff.
John I love you so completely. Thank you for the years of happiness and tenderness you have given me. You have surpassed anything I could have imagined when you asked me to be your wife. You are such a wonderful husband and friend. I could not ask for anything more.