Monday, August 30, 2010

I'll love you forever, I'll love you for always; as long as I'm living my Grandpa you'll be!!!

For those of you that don't know, my grandpa passed away yesterday, August 29, 2010, at around 4 am.  He went peacefully in his sleep.  I wish I could say that he didn't have to suffer, but that would be a lie.  As hard as it was to watch him suffer and be in pain I am glad that I was there to help.  I wouldn't have traded it for the world!  It is amazing what you will do for those that you love!  I have had the chance the last couple of days to just be able to sit up in his room with him, I was able to give him water when he wanted it and I was able to give him a good night kiss and tell him how much I love him! On Friday night, he told me, "I love you sweetheart", and I really think that was one of the last things that he ever said.  It meant so much to me!  I have always been a grandpa's girl, and I think I will always be one!  And on Saturday morning, I went to check on him and I gave him a kiss and he smiled for me, I was able to express my love for him and tell him that I will always be my grandpa's girl. 
I am so grateful for the Gospel and the Plan of Salvation!  I am so glad that I get to be with my Grandpa and my Grandma again!  I am grateful for eternal families!  I am so grateful for the family that I have and the love that I have for them!  I don't know where I would be without them!  I am grateful that my grandparents raised such a wonderful daughter, my mom.  I am so blessed to have my mom!  She is a wonderful person!  And I want to strive to live as how my Grandpa would want me to live!  I am so grateful for his testimony and what a wonderful person he was!  I will never forget him or his love for others!  I love my Grandpa so much!  I know that I will miss him so much, but I can't wait until the day that I get to see him again and where we will get to do all the fun things that we used to do!  I love you Grandpa!!!

Monday, August 23, 2010

"I don't speak eyes!" and "Do I need to tighten your smiley screws?"

Okay, so these are some of Nick's new sayings to me.  Today he was giving me a hard time, and I was giving him "the eye" and all of the sudden he was like, "I don't speak eyes!", with his fingers up by his eyes.  I'm pretty sure you can picture what it looked like.  I couldn't help it, I started laughing way hard!  It was hilarious!  And I have to hand it to Nick, whenever I am having a hard time or if I am having a bad day and I'm not smiling he'll ask me if he needs to tighten my smiley screws.  About 99.9% of the time I tell him no, but does that stop him, oh no it does not.  He will reach up to where my dimples are and sure enough he will tighten my smiley screws, and I always end up laughing or with a big smile on my face.  I am so grateful that I have Nick!  He is such an amazing husband, and best friend!  I don't know what I would do without him!!!  I love you Nick!!!