Early wedding gift from Chris. He said it's made out of stainless steal because that lasts forever.
So I'm getting married tomorrow. It's a very happy but very odd feeling, preparing to vow to spend the rest of my life with Chris. Then my best friend texted me and told me that today was my last day as Justine Rice and it just hit me. Chris and I have just kind of shrugged off getting married, because we've been together for almost 7 years so we are already like an old married couple. But when I stop and think about it, it's an interesting thing thinking about actually vowing to be together forever. And the fact that I will no longer be Justine Rice. It's the identity I have had since I was born, and now it's going to change as I take on a new role as "wife". I feel like I won't really change, and honestly our relationship won't change a ton I don't think, but it's an extra layer to our life that wasn't there before. An extra responsibility that is all new. Not that I'm not very excited, because I am, but it's just so crazy to think about.
I am ready though. I am ready to start our family of two (well, 3 counting Bosley) and enjoy being someone's wife instead of girlfriend. Really the last year has just been unreal, and I just can't believe this is my life now. I never imagined that I would be so blessed to be with such a wonderful man in such a beautiful house with such a great life. It really blows my mind. I am thankful everyday for the life I have been blessed with and I can't wait to marry the love of my life tomorrow. It's going to be a great day!