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8 days of wedding anticipation

On the 8th day before my wedding...

I finally posted the link to my 9th day post on my Facebook page.

I also continued to drink lots of coffee and coke. This morning, my dad brewed some of the delicious coffee beans that Ben (Chauvin) and Chris roasted. This is the only coffee that I can drink blank and enjoy how it tastes. Brewing this coffee also had our whole house smelling wonderful! I had more coffee when I got to work. It was pumpkin spice flavored from the Keurig. Then at lunch, I had not one but two cokes, from a bottle no less. So, I'm switching to water at this point. I feeling the edgy, shaky, over caffeinated feeling and my body is probably desperately in need of hydration.

I had tasty Mexican food for lunch with a friend and then went back to work to see a few clients. Soon, I will head to the R2HOP burn. I get to sing with Mackenzie and her team, which is always a treat. Tomorrow I get to go to the spa for my pre-wedding mani-pedi, I will have more time to enjoy God at the burn and I get to go to church with my parents.

Ben is on his way to spend the weekend with two of his childhood friends, who will also be groomsmen in our wedding. They are going to be camping out of a tent, shooting skeet, playing BB gun tag and doing lots of other manly things. This is our last weekend as single people and we are spending it apart.

I'm kind of excited about this. Not that we will be apart, but that we are savoring the end of this season of singleness. We are intentionally doing things that we have enjoyed as single people. I want to recognize this meaningful and beautiful season for what it has been as I prepare for it to pass away.

Here's to savoring singleness.

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