100 Promises To You  

LilBlondeNZ 40F
1259 posts
6/24/2006 1:23 pm
100 Promises To You

100 Promises

This is the last entry in this chapter of the book.

I'm finally going home today.

I don't feel any inclination to write down 100 things about myself nobody will remember. So fuck tradition... If you don't know me by now, you haven't been reading.

If you have been with me the past year, you have seen the amazing difference love has made in my life.

You have seen how lucky one girl can be.

You know all about the man who makes my life complete and how difficult it's been for us to be apart.

It seems that everyday I write some of my wedding vows.
However, I will never have enough time to say them all on the day we actually get married.

In fact, I'm quite sure I'll probably be too teary to speak coherently at all.

So this is for you, in case I forget to tell you.

Honey, you should know
that I could never go on
without you.


I can't believe we made it.

I'm on my way...

I love you.

1. I will never make you turn off the TV before the rugby match is over.
2. I will always give you the last bit of wine in the bottle.
3. I will try my hardest not to steal your pillow during the night (but I probably still will!).
4. I will make our house a home.
5. I will hold your hand across the table while we're waiting for whatever we ordered for dinner.
6. I will take care of you even when you swear you don't need me to.
7. I won't tell you the ending if you haven't seen the movie.
8. I will love your children as if they were my own.
9. I might be tempted to beat them as such as well, but I won't.
10. I will never call you an embarrassingly cutesy pet name.
11. I will drink scotch with you and your dad.
12. I will be your permanent picture-frame-hanging, shelf-leveling, Christmas-light-stringing assistant.
13. I will never try on more than 3 things in the fitting room if we go shopping together.
14. I will cook your steaks medium.
15. I think of you first.
16. I will send naughty messages to your mobile to make a boring day go by faster.
17. I will never expect you to take out the garbage, but I'll be thankful when you do.
18. I will never ask you if an outfit makes me look fat.
19. I will kiss you when you say I look beautiful.
20. The first piece that comes out of my studio in NZ will hang on your wall.
21. I will trust your judgment.
22. I will let you do your own thing.
23. I will include you in all my big schemes.
24. I will always make you my first priority.
25. I won't make you talk about something that's bothering you until you are ready.
26. I will always bet on your success.
27. I will never criticize you in front of others.
28. I will, however, embarrass you with compliments at will.
29. I will not take it personally that your memory is fucked; I will remind you of the things I want you to remember.
30. I will never ask you to hold my purse.
31. I will try to make you know everyday that you are loved.
32. I will go along for a ride to the post office or the bank.
33. I will never do anything that I know would hurt you.
34. I will thank you first if I ever win an award that necessitates an acceptance speech.
35. I will not ask you what shoes go with my outfit.
36. I will make sure to tell you just how handsome you are.
37. If you get into trouble, I'll help you get out of it no matter how you got into it.
38. I will ask you for your opinion, and not then dismiss it.
39. I will always wear my wedding ring.
40. I will sign both our names on the card.
41. I won't go to bed angry.
42. I will bring you Panadol and water when you're hung over.
43. I will be honest with you.
44. I will motivate you when you're sick of it all.
45. I will let you correct my spelling as much as you want.
46. I will do my best to be someone you'd be proud to be seen with.
47. I will never make you ask me 13 times "What's wrong?" before I tell you.
48. If we're out, I will make sure that it's quite clear to anyone who might be interested that I adore the man I married, I'm going home with said husband, and that husband is you.
49. I will never say "I told you so".
50. I will always make sure we're together on our anniversary.
51. I will always do my best to make sure your kids know that we love them.
52. If you ever get in a barfight, I will jump on the bastard too and then kick his friend in the balls.
53. When we're on a trip, I'll navigate and I'll drive if you get tired.
54. I'll take care of my health so I can live as long a life with you as possible.
55. I will laugh with you, not at you.
56. I will always save the first and last dance for you.
57. I will try my best not to be jealous or possessive.
58. I will smile with you at your kids' weddings, and mourn with you at your parents' funerals.
59. I will keep the inner workings of our relationship between us.
60. I will never demean you.
61. I will help you achieve your professional goals.
62. I will try not to wake you if I have to get up in the middle of the night.
63. I will notice when you get your hair cut or dress sharp.
64. I will never cheat on you. With anyone.
65. I will warm up dinner for you if you get home late from work.
66. When I'm away from you, I'll always talk to you before I go to sleep.
67. I will keep you warm on cold winter nights.
68. I will never forget your birthday.
69. I will do my best to keep our connection strong on all levels.
70. I will embrace my new home and country without forgetting my old one.
71. I will let you love me.
72. I will talk to you if I'm unhappy with anything that's going on.
73. I will be the best mother to our children I can possibly be.
74. I will respect you always.
75. I will do the best I can for our family financially.
76. I will not hold grudges.
77. I will master the difference between toast bread and sandwich bread; I will not however, eat spaghetti on either.
78. I will be thankful everyday that you're in my life.
79. I will take lots of pictures that we can look back through when we're old.
80. I will let you do things your way.
81. I will play footsies with you under the dinner table when the kids are on your nerves.
82. I will let you sleep in.
83. I will never take you for granted.
84. I will take joy in your successes.
85. I will never be spiteful.
86. I will kiss your forehead when you are sick.
87. I will try in little ways every day to make you smile.
88. I will never drink and drive.
89. I will ask for help when I need it.
90. I will be supportive of your dreams and open to your ideas.
91. I will fix your coffee when I get up before you.
92. I will make sure we live a life worth reminiscing about.
93. I will cry with you when you're hurting.
94. I will hold you when you're tired.
95. I will smile when you're happy.
96. I will make sure you know how much you meant to me every day.
97. I will always be grateful for what we have.
98. I will do my share.
99. I will love you with complete abandon.
100. I will never let you go.

See you soon... XOXOXO

A


rm_DaphneR 58F
7938 posts
6/24/2006 1:54 pm

"10. I will never call you an embarrassingly cutesy pet name."

Thank God she didn't say your friends wouldn't come up with embarrassing names for you.

You two know you've got a group of friends behind you supporting you anyway we can. Love and best wishes to both of you.


Have tongue, will use it. Repeatedly.


bulging_boy 49M

6/24/2006 2:01 pm

You wrote my list.

I feel exactly the same about you. Except you don't have kids, you'll be my wife and you'll look beautiful


Kaliedascope61 41M
4084 posts
6/24/2006 2:07 pm

I so no this feeling, and exactly what you are going through, I just went through it myself. Good luck to you and your man.


frassy_sass 54F

6/24/2006 2:17 pm

I just recently started following your blog. Best wishes on your graduation and your impending reunion.

(now I have that big ole lump in my throat...lol)

Frassy


rm_iwannatellu 45F
933 posts
6/24/2006 3:28 pm

Wow. This is fantastic.

Travel safe...

xxx


Peche85 31F

6/24/2006 7:56 pm

That would have to be the sweetest thing I've ever read!

Welcome to New Zealand


want2play926 45F

6/24/2006 9:19 pm

*tears running down my cheeks

That is the most beautiful list....EVER!

I am so happy and excited for you both!


TheRealThing655 48F
9558 posts
6/24/2006 10:22 pm

That's beautiful...there's nothing more to add.
So happy for you both...all the best wishes to you...


imLadyBambi 58M/50F

6/24/2006 11:22 pm

How romantic! I love romantic things. I wish the two of you the very best - always.

Lady Bambi


rm_goddess1946 105F
13518 posts
6/25/2006 8:21 am

Fab*u*lous...
now get that bag packed, A...
it's almost NZ Time )

Happiness and all joy to both of you forever and ever amen.
You deserve the very best and seems to me that you
have that for yourself in Bulge and you both have that
in each other. Love and blessings always..Rock on!
{=}

Just a little food for thought.............
If you really want to be happy, nobody can stop you...
{=}


geminiwarrior 57F

6/25/2006 1:02 pm

Best wishes on your new life. This is way more exciting than any soap.A real tonic to those of us that are struggling to find love and confirmation that it's out there, we just need to be open to it.
Safe journey.


chasingfun27 38M
1108 posts
6/25/2006 2:08 pm

Go get him girl.

Best wishes to the two of you.


rm_sj365 55F
2414 posts
6/25/2006 4:08 pm

He's so lucky (and knows it)...so are you (and obviously you know it too) YAYYY!

i love you both..be happy!


impish_pixie 54F
6867 posts
6/25/2006 8:56 pm

Standing on the sidelines cheering like crazy...tears rolling down my face. Thank you so much for sharing your dreams, your realities, and your hopes with us. Run girl, run. Much love to you both.

I make mistakes, I am out of control & at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. ~Marilyn


bipolybabe 54F

6/25/2006 11:48 pm

Thank you for sharing your love with us. It's beautiful and inspiring.

Bon voyage & keep in touch if you feel inclined. Otherwise, we'll really miss you and your spirit.

bpb

BPB

Check out my blog Bi-Poly-Babe for more sensual, sexual pleasure!


bardicman 50M

6/26/2006 8:50 pm

The kids wont need beating as much as the man you wrote this for.



I am not dead yet


curious082385 31F
4925 posts
6/27/2006 3:16 am

*sniff*
Beautiful and perfect. The two of you are so lucky and blessed!
Wishing you both the best in all things.


Smiles1962006 56F
525 posts
6/28/2006 6:34 am

I just recently read your story.
Have to add my Congratulations & Best Wishes.
Many Happy Years to you both!


*Smiles*


rm_1hotwahine 62F
21091 posts
6/28/2006 10:14 am

Oh, MUSH

ok, fine. I loved it.

Yeah, I'm still [blog 1hotwahine]


barbiebunny 36F
5597 posts
6/30/2006 1:51 am

sniff *grabs a tissue*

Its good to be...ME


JustaSeeker 105F

7/1/2006 9:38 pm

That was really lovely, and if everybody would do that, sites like this would be out of business.


redlipsprincess
(Princess Lips)
51F

7/6/2006 2:05 am

I will master the difference between toast bread and sandwich bread; I will not however, eat spaghetti on either.

never compromise...lol

all the best to you both!

TTFN


UnpinAfireFaust 57M

9/18/2006 8:48 am

Sorry it took so long for me to find this but...very nice!! Life becomes so much more enjoyable and full when you have someone to care for and treat as you talk about.


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