The Day I Got Married

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No one knew I would awaken as a young eighteen year old and fall asleep as a married adult. My husband still believes I married him only for a day off of work and Bob Evans breakfast. The day I got married was a surprise to us all. We ourselves nor our families were expecting the day’s events.
My morning started off quite typical as my fiancé and I were deciding on the breakfast he should cook as I was getting ready for work in our little one bedroom apartment. Dustin my fiancé, decided to make french toast while I showered. That is what started it all. After my shower we sat down to eat breakfast, but after the first bite we realized french toast that tasted like a cast iron skillet wasn’t going to work. We were full of jokes 10 years ago, just as we are today. After the epic fail of breakfast, we started talking about our life together, and I said, “Hey, let’s get married.” Of course he laughed at me while asking if I was serious. “Why not,” I said,” We have the rings, we can drive to Virginia and I’ll take the day off of work.” After a little talking and deciding we got ready and had our day planned out. We set off for directions and a quick tutorial from a coworker of my fiancés. Of course they thought we were crazy, but why not? We started our drive to Virginia with smiles on our faces, nervousness throughout our bodies and the growls of hungry stomachs wanting breakfast. After the six hour drive to the Virginia Courthouse, finding our way through the parking garage and the court house, we anxiously applied for a marriage license. After we got the license and a list of appointed persons to perform the ceremony, we settled on Martha Grim, who lived several blocks away. So we trucked down the snowy streets that February day as I smiled on the outside but shook on the inside. We found the house and slowly knocked on the door we didn’t call;…...

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