Monday, September 28, 2009

Here's to Four Years Today!!

On Saturday, Sept. 26th, it was four years ago that Sterling asked me out on our first date. If you hear his side of the story he would say that he asked me if I would like to go with him on Wednesday night to Panda Express, if you ask him he would say that I said "no". Not true, my response was "you don't have to." There is more of a story behind why I said this, but that is all besides the point. Anyway, it came to Wednesday and I realized that I had an hour shift to work on Wednesday night... what to do. Well, I really wanted to go out with Sterling and so I decided to ditch out on work and go on the date (thankfully it was worth it!!) Wednesday night came, he picked me up, we went to dinner, and came back to our apartment complex's game lounge. He offered me an ice cream sandwich and I turned it down (thinking someone else had left it there), then we played a bit of foosball, which he soon learned that I hate it when people just let me win, therefore he decided to just kick my butt, afterwards we started to watch Pirates of the Carribbean, which only lasted MAYBE 45 min until the DVD decided to quite working. Well, we had nothing left so although it was only 9:00 pm, Sterling walked me to the bottom of the stairs to my apartment where I decided to ditch the doorstep scene and run up the stairs. Most guys would probably think that I just wasn't worth the effort after I supposedly said "no", turned down his offer of ice cream sandwich, and ran away without even a handshake.
Well, thankfully Sterling kept pursuing and soon enough we were married. Here we are now with over three years of marriage and two amazing kids. I am very glad that Sterling kept pursuing to date me although he had no signs whatsoever that I was interested in him for a while. I am so lucky to have him as my husband, he is my very best friend and I just couldn't imagine living life without him in it. He will never have any idea how much he really does for me and how much I love him for all he does!! Anyway, it has just been a fun time reflecting on all that has come about since that first date and thought I would share my version of our first date with you all. Love you Sterling and thanks for being so wonderful to me.