a few things || personal ramblings || ethan and bethany || it's fall time, baby!

f a m i l y 

ethan never wants to take a family photo with our cat. 
i'm not sure why. 
i think it sounds cool. 
he says i'm lame. 
anyways. this day was windy. but very good. and lovely out. 
fall time is my happiest time. 
plus being married to him is my happiest time, too. 


okay, we just need to talk about this for a minute. 
i came across this photo the other day and it was A YEAR AGO. 
WHAT!? when did that happen?
i remember this day like it just happened. 
it was newly fall time, so happy bethany time, and we spent the whole day walking around in downtown danville. 
i LOVE the city hall building. it's so gorgeous with this red budding tree out front.
so naturally i took a photo. 
i probably even blogged about it, actually. i remember the other photos we took that day. we got java hut coffees and we walked around in the cold.
it was perfectly wonderful. now here we are a year later, enjoying the newly cold walks. 
life is just zip zip zipping by. it's really cool and not cool all at the same time. 
we're already growing old together. 
i love it. 
but it could slow down a little. 



this! what a fun night. 
being married to a cute husband means i get to wear his shirts any time i want. :) 
leggings and ethan's long shirts are my fave. 
so the pear cider i tried on our date day away is at binny's in champaign! so we got some. whoooo! 
but i've had a migraine for the past two days so it's just staring at me in my fridge just asking to be enjoyed. not yet, boys, not yet. 

migraines suck. if you've ever had one, i'm so sorry. 

i'm so thankful that i'm doing so much better than EVER before in my life! 
thanks to my husband for changing our diet, hours&hours of physical therapy, spending each day being VERY careful with my posture and keeping to my limitations. even when it's hard and i want to pretend that i'm normal. 

so, the migraines are becoming fewer and fewer and i'm so delighted! 
but when they come now it's almost like i have no idea who i used to be and how i used to be able to handle that pain on the daily. man. phew. doozy  it's hard to not just give in and go straight to the ER. SHOOT ME NOW. seriously, though. 

this one i was able to handle and rested out and today i am much better. yay! 
there's this fear right after you come out of a migraine because you are still so close to the time you had it and you're afraid to do ANYTHING in the fear of it coming right back or coming back and getting worse. i call it the recovery time. so i spend a few days in that, with some weakness and "i don't care about your problems dude, i have a migraine" face and then i'm back to my "normal day pain." 
so once that happens, i can enjoy my pear cider! and it'll be a party. 

and then, tonight's sky.
i'm so thankful that i have sight to view God's beautiful creation. 
very blessed.