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Our online church service on Sunday was about marriage. At the end of the service our pastor had all the married couples renew their vows. At first I thought it was a little corny but then I started listening to what we were saying. I was reminded of how much I love Dan and how much he loves me. I especially thought of the in sickness and health part. We have been married almost five years but we have already been through so much together.
I had a very painful ovarian cyst on our honeymoon. We spent the last couple days of our honeymoon at the emergency room in Maui. I was definitely a honeymoon to remember. I also had to have surgery for a different ovarian cyst a couple months after we were married. The first two months of our marriage were scary but they helped us grow together as a couple. Dan was (and still is) amazing at taking care of me.
He was also very amazing at taking care of M.J. and me while I was in the partial hospitalization program. I felt like a horrible housewife because I didn’t have any energy to do the cleaning I normally do. Dan reminded me that marriage isn’t 50/50, it is 100/100. There will be times in our marriage when one person is not able to give it their all and the other person will have to help. I am so glad God has blessed me with such a wonderful husband.
“…for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part…”