Friday, October 2, 2009

worth it

Over 21 months of planning, I don't know how many married women told me that they should have eloped. Too much trouble, didn't turn out like they wanted, etc. It makes you wonder if the wedding is really worth it.

Sure, if DJ and I had eloped we would be just as married as we are now. (whee!) But if you're in the throes of catering decisions and floral insecurities, know that the party may be worth it. Really worth it.
(photo from a guest with my camera)
Here I am, dancing with Kid A. My older-younger brother. He is not always well enough to dance, and that night he was all over the dance floor. In all of the problems and trials of life, there we are - dancing badly, kids shaking off joyful energy. So, it's worth it. It might be. I hope it is for you, it was for me.

7 comments:

LPC said...

So nice to follow your journey. Thanks.

Jenny.Lee said...

I love this picture.


Completely off subject but I am totally jealous of your sexy toned arms! :)

Kim said...

RADIANT! I will work on your pictures this weekend. Can't wait for you to see them :)

If you weren't there, you would hardly believe how perfect everything was. Imagine a storybook wedding, and then imagine it was real. It. Was. Wonderful.

Jules Someone said...

He was adorable. It was fun to be on the dance floor with you both. Whew! No video. ;-)

Julia Remix said...

Thanks, Jenny - months of regular work with small weights! Didn't seem like it mattered much at the time, but it seems to have worked!

Kim, we are excited to see what you got. I realize now that I wasn't there for a lot of stuff, including the first part of the ceremony! So I'm excited for that.

Jules, exactly why we nixed video in the first place. It's a much better party if you can let loose. :)

Amy said...

So glad that your wedding turned out as it should have been - perfect and exactly what you wanted! Eloping is over rated, IMO. When you plan to only do it once, do it with style! And boy you did! Love and hugs

honey my heart said...

congratulations :) very happy for you two!