You all know I tend to post my weekend recaps towards the middle of the week. Except, this week there will be no major weekend recap. You see, Andy and I didn’t really have a weekend together.
He arrived at my house around 7 Friday night. We stopped at the post office, where Andy knelt beside the drop box, yanked it open, dropped in my letters, slammed it shut, and covered his head all before sprinting back to the truck. When I asked what that was all about, he replied “Fire in the hole!! I’m a mailbox bomber!! (This one, always making me laugh.) Then we went to dinner at PizzaRoma. Afterwards, we went to Target because I needed to pick up a few things.
Well, our “romantic walk” down the aisle of Target was the highlight of our weekend, because we woke up at 6:30 am to a phone call that he was getting recalled to post because some moron got an underage DUI. There went our weekend plans. We were going to go to the T-Rex Planet exhibit (I won a free ticket!) and I was going to cut his hair and we were going to clean my room together so he could take some of my things back to our storage unit on post and we were going to watch The Office and we were going to go to church and we were going to go grocery shopping together and he was going to push the buggy and carry my groceries in the house.
Instead, I ended up doing everything alone this weekend… Except I didn’t want to go to the T-Rex exhibit by myself so I ended up giving my free ticket away, and I didn’t want to go to church alone so I skipped.
I’ll be honest, I was very upset when Andy had to leave. He didn’t do anything wrong and weekends are the only time we get to see each other and it’s just not fair. I texted Jen and she commiserated in my ruined plans. But she reminded me that in about a year, I’ll get used to it. It sucks and it’s unfortunate, but I just have to accept it because I love Andy and Andy loves his job and if I don’t accept it, it will drive me batty and could be toxic to our marriage.
So, this week, I’m going to go back to the start. I’m going to share some previously unshared posts about the beginning of Andy and my relationship. I was saving them to share while I am away from the blog for my wedding and honeymoon, but honestly, I need some encouragement. I need to be reminded of why I love Andy, of why I will put up with sucky things like wasted weekends.