Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Things are Good.

I had a fantastic weekend! So much fun.

I don't know if you've been reading this blog long, but if you have you know that I'm a single guy in my early thirties. I've been alone and lonely and unhappy for quite a few years, but back in August of last year I reconnected with a woman I went to high school with. At the time I had little hope of it becoming much outside of a friendship, but things seem to have blossomed the past few months.

She's an amazing woman, and this weekend I had my eyes opened as to just how much more amazing she is. Her seven year old son is in town for the week and I met him for the first time. Great kid - super happy, excited, and fun. He seems to love making people laugh and almost always has a big grin on his face. But as with all kids, there are challenges there too, and with him there's a bit more - he is a child with autism. He needs lots of attention and guidance, and while he's got a very wide independent streak, he also needs help as frustration can quickly lead to meltdowns. She almost never gets a break. I have such a deeper respect for her and how hard things can be, and am continually impressed with just how strong this woman is.

I'm a pretty lucky guy to have her in my life. :)

I hope Easter went well for everyone - I think my body was just a bit overworked from last week as I'd busted my rear hard to get the pounds gone, but this morning I received my reward - almost four pounds down.


ps - after getting back from the gym this morning she was laying on the couch and he was playing with Legos while watching Wonder Pets. I took a shower, then cuddled up next to her. He jumped up and climbed all over us. Domestic bliss. It was heavenly - a feeling I've always wanted and feared I'd never have. So happy!


Anonymous said...

So happy for you..Thank you for sharing this post..Congrats on the weight coming down

TJ said...

Such a sweet story. Thank you so much for sharing!

"being loved is the warmest, coziest feeling of all"

That quote was on a plate hanging in my room as a child and I still have it. Not sure who the author is, but its so true.

:) tj

christina said...

Hey! I'm glad all is going well for you two. I've been wondering how things were going. I thought you had such a fun chemistry when you were up here visiting.

Congrats on hitting the 50s! Happy for you cuties.

Liz said...

It sounds like you had a great weekend! :)

Ripx180 said...

life's good man ;). Kind of puts things in place. awesome on the 4 pound loss, you deserve it. Stay diligent and keep that scale moving south.

Fat[free]Me said...

That is wonderful news, I am so pleased for you. Life is so much richer when you have someone to share it with.

Well done on the weight loss too!

cutecynicalchubbygirl said...

That's so nice to hear. As the step-parent of a child with extraspecial needs I know it is difficult, but you have a really great attitude about it.

Congrats! :)

Carlos said...

sounds like a damn good time. love the couch pileup!

~TMcGee~ said...

I love reading about blossoming relationships. :-) Sounds like you've met an awesome lady and can I say, it sounds like she has met an awesome man *wink*. Congrats on the loss as well.

Ron said...

Congrats on the nice loss, and glad things are working out for you

Rebecca said...

Your last paragraph made me eyes fill up. That is the best feeling in the world-Domestic Bliss! Me and my husband are so hppy within our own four walls we often talk about how we wish it for everyone. I am so excited for your relationship with this woman.

Secondly, CONGRATS!!!! In the 250s! That is awesome. All the hard work paid off. Have a brilliant day.

South Beach Steve said...

Congratulations on your loss - especially after Easter. It really sounds like you are in the zone in your life right now. I am sure it feels great.

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