If you visit my 'love' page, you'll find the quickest possible version of our love story:
But there's not real background info there. Mine and Dj's moms have been besties forever. Obviously, when you're 5, if your mom has a friend, her kids are your friends too. So, Dj and I used to play together when we were younger. Here's a picture of us at my birthday party way back when and then now!
So anyway, as we got older, we lost touch. I remember running into him my freshman year (his senior year) at a track meet and barely acknowledging him while he and my mom talked. Oops ;) And when my mom asked if I wanted to go to graduation party, I thought she was crazy for even thinking I might want to go..I mean, I hadn't talked to him in years.
Fast forward four years to my freshman year of college. I'm friends with his mom and sister on Facebook and I was doing some casual stalking when his name popped up. So of course my stalking went from casual to excessive and creepy and I stalked him pretty hardcore. I told my mom that he was hot but I didn't think he would remember me. So what does my mom do? Messages him and tells him what I just said. Thanks mom....but really. So I added him, and I was sitting on my couch with my best friend (we were home on Thanksgiving break) when he messaged me. I think I shit my pants because I was so excited that he sent me a message.
Well, we've talked every day since that first message and I'm seriously the luckiest girl in the world. We talked for a couple months before we hung out in person, because he was in Germany and wasn't coming home until January. But basically right from the start we knew we had something special.
He's made this past year the most amazing year of my life! I got to spend the summer in Germany with him and we've done so many fun things together. Our love has grown so incredibly much its amazing. On Wednesday I got my Valentine's package from him, which you might've seen on Instagram filled with a bunch of candy I shouldn't eat, homemade brownies, and then some special stuff like the journal we send back and forth and write to each other in. I wish I could spend today with him, but I guess a Skype date will have to do!
Should we start counting how many times I've told this story on the blog? Probably too many, but what else would I talk about on Valentine's Day? I'm off to dinner and wine with the roomies tonight, but I hope you all have a very special holiday with a very special someone!