Sadie, Sadie, Married Lady

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The Fella (or, The Mister) and I are leaving for our honeymoon in a few hours, before we leave I wanted to share a bit of our special day with all of you. It really was absolutely perfect. I couldn’t have asked for a more wonderful day to start off our family. 

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The day started early, 4:30am to be exact. I apologize to my wedding party again. We started the hair and makeup process at 5am so we could be at the venue by 10am–we were still late, but not by much. I have to say, I was cool as a cucumber until I actually put on my wedding dress–I slept well–I wasn’t nervous, and then, well then I transformed into a crying, snotty mess!  With the addition of a white dress I became super emotional–out of nowhere, like ruined all the bridal photos emotional, which lasted until Roy and I had our first look. He’ll be mad at me for sharing this with the world, but he got kind of emotional then too. Once I was with him again I was fine. Does that mean I’m needy?

The next half hour was a blur, we signed our marriage license and Ketubah, and then we got hitched!

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The ceremony was by far my favorite, most present moment of the day. We were lucky to have a rabbi who also happens to be a friend officiate, which helped to make the ceremony even more personal than we ever could have imagined. We had a traditional orthodox Jewish ceremony, which meant there were no vows on my end. I basically just got to stand there and get married at, which was okay with me, because if I had been tasked with speaking I’m afraid all hell would have broken loose in my tear ducts again.

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And then the partying started. 

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 To the tune of “Addicted to Love”

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 It sounds cliche to say, but our wedding day was really the happiest, most perfect day of our lives to date. Having said that, I know there are a lot more happy, perfect days coming our way–this is just the beginning of what I know will be an amazing life. I’m so lucky to have found Roy in this world. To be honest, I never thought I would. For many years I believed that I was so loved, I have such amazing family and friends, that it would be asking too much of the universe to have that kind of romantic love as well. And then, well, then I met this guy…

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I’ve never felt so loved.

I’d like to say that we’ve spent the four days since our nuptials in the throes of passion, but in reality we’ve had house guests and I went straight back to work after the wedding. If you’re planning a wedding, take my advice–don’t go right back to work, it really kills the nuptial buzz. 

No updates from me for a few days, I’ll be computer-free while on a beach in Puerto Vallarta!  See you in a week!

  1. Congratulations, Kim! So happy for you! You look absolutely stunning and it looks like it was such a beautiful day. Enjoy the honeymoon!

  2. Congratulations!!! I know this is a weird thing to say, but reading this post and seeing those pictures made me so unexpectedly happy. I’ve been reading your blog since, literally, THE FIRST POST. I don’t know you personally at all, but I’ve always found your posts to be funny and honest and your struggles/triumphs/general life happenings to be super-relatable, so thank you for writing. The wedding, and both of you, looks beautiful. Hope you don’t see this comment for a while, on account of your digital detox. But again, congratulations 🙂

  3. These pictures make me so happy, Kim! I’ve read your blog for years and it’s just so great to see you in this place in life–you looked absolutely radiant. Have a wonderful honeymoon and congratulations!

  4. Beautiful. Everything about it. I hope your honeymoon is every bit as perfect as it sounds like your wedding was.

  5. Congratulations! You both were gorgeous! And I love your cake – was it lot on the back of the flowers or was that just a trick of the sunlight? Either way, beautiful. Have a super honeymoon!

  6. Finally, the big day happened. Glad your nightmares didn’t come true. Remember the bare-foot bride? This was a beautiful day, so happy for you. Enjoy your honeymoon.

  7. Congratulations!! What gorgeous photos – you look absolutely stunning and I’m so happy for you and your husband! 😀 Wishing you years and years of happiness!!!!

    (Btw, you are my birthday twin – I think you’re the only one I know who shares the exact.same.date and year.)

  8. Many congratulations to you both! I’ve been reading your blog only since reading your book (actually listening to the audio version several times). I became interested in your book because my mother-in-law was a hoarder. But your presentation of the personal side of the story, and writing style, were both so beautiful that I periodically re-listen to various sections. One of the best books I’ve ever “read” (more accurately, “heard”.) I would periodically check you blog to see if you had married yet and was happy to see your beautiful pictures. You seem like a wonderful young woman who overcame a great deal of adversity, and you clearly found a very fine man for a husband. Wishing you all the best in life. And I will keep watching for future books!

  9. Loved you book – read it all in a day. Probably not a book I would otherwise have been interested in, but my sister is a hoarder. Congrats on your wedding!