Justin is in Germany and I miss him. I will see him again in 5 1/2 days! I am excited. Because I have been thinking about him a lot, and we just celebrated our anniversary, this one's for him.
Some people think you need all the stars and lights the first time you go out with someone--even the first time you SEE someone you will be with forever. Mags calls it, "the wham factor". I just don't buy that. Justin and I didn't fall for each other right off. We knew each other 7 months before we even went out. After going out a few times, it wasn't long before the "wham factor" set in, but it definitely was no love at first sight. That gave us a relationship that wasn't just based on the physical to begin with (even though I definitely think he gets more handsome everyday). We talked from the beginning--about everything. I fell in love with talking to Justin.
And that's what I love. I love Justin because we can talk. He LOVES to talk. Isn't it usually the wife that wants to talk through everything and the husband that just wants to go to sleep? Well, not at the White house. In fact, if anyone has the just-wanting-to-go-to-bed problem, it would be me. I have never doubted that no matter what my husband is doing, if I want to talk, I take priority. I always come first, no matter what. I know that's the way it's supposed to be in a marriage, but I don't think that always happens. But it happens in my marriage.
Sometimes one of us has a bad day. Something happens, like getting rejected from a school or ruining dinner or something like that. Whenever that happens, Justin is always the first to say, "let's celebrate!" Celebrate you ask? Yep! There's no point in sitting around whining, is there? So we go get something to eat or rent a movie or whatever else we can dream up and it really makes having a bad day not so bad at all.
Justin is a fantastic father. He loves Joshua so much. And Joshua loves him! Everyone always asks me--"yeah, but Joshua loves YOU more, right?" And I just wouldn't bet on that. Who changes more of the poopy diapers? Yep, Justin. (Except when he's in Germany...). He is right by my side when it comes to taking care of Joshua. And he is really good at making up Joshua songs. Somedays I think that he should be a jingle-writer. Next time you come over, you should ask to hear Joshua's favorite--"Running in a stroller".
I suppose I could go on and on all day about Justin. But he just got online and frankly, I want to talk to him! So just know that he is as sweet as they come. I love you Justin Fred!
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