Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Date Night Helps


Last night, Chris and myself, went on a date night. We normally do not go on dates. We are that married couple that just sit at home and we are perfectly content watching tv and eating whatever I cook. We decided last night to go out to eat, go do a little shopping for a few things we needed and to just spend time together. It was one of the best nights we have had in a long time. 

We went to dinner, had a few drinks, had a frozen yogurt. We have not really done much with each other since Dax has died and we have both been trying to figure things out as we go. Last night was the first time, in a very long time it felt like us again. I thought for a long time that it was not okay to be happy and to laugh. After last night, I realize it is okay to laugh, be happy and to live my life. I can not sit around and be miserable and think about all of the what if's in my life. I have to slowly move on. 

Last night was a breath of fresh air. We ate dinner, had drinks, went to good ole Target, and just enjoyed each other. It was amazing knowing that I can do that and not feel guilty. For so long since October I have been scared to just enjoy life but knowing that I can, not being scared of feeling bad for being happy, is amazing. 

I am in no way okay yet, nor am I ever going to be, but I am working on it. I am not going to sit around and be sad the rest of the my life. I am going to still grieve but I want to be happy. I still love and miss my nephew but I want to be happy again too. 



12 comments:

  1. Yayyy for date nights and feeling better!! Tyson and I really need to make time for a date night, ever since we had a kid date night or time alone is hard to find.

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  2. I'm so glad you got to enjoy a date night out with your man! sometimes you just need to get out and about to occupy your mind.

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  3. So glad you got to go out!! Date nights always help me feel more.. sane. =D

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  4. Yay! So glad you went out w/ the dancing hubby! Hehe maybe I can be an aunt bbff chels one day;)

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  5. I'm glad to hear you're doing better and that spending time together is helping! Keep at it lady!! :)

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  6. So sorry for your loss. Glad to know date night helped. New follower from #letsbefriends

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  7. I am so glad you are starting to heal and laugh again. Yay for date nights, keep em coming!

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  8. I love date nates, they really are a good idea!

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  9. It is OK to smile, to laugh. I'm glad it was with your husband that you began to realize that. It's hard at first but you can't hold yourself back from letting a little sunshine through.

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  10. He would want you to be happy girl :)

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  11. We love to stay cozy at home, but it really is good to go out on date nights! Y'all deserve some special time ;)

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