Saturday, January 15, 2011

Content (adjective)

Things are going. Dalton left Wednesday for Chile for 2 years. I really didn't think that I would have a hard time with that, but alas. I cried for 2 days. I thought I was depressed, but really, I'm learning that I'm just not the biggest fan of change and growth. I thought that I was a 'change it up' type of gal, thriving in new experiences and ready for the next adventure. I'm getting to know myself better and I'm not that type, not really. Things will never be the same. My baby brother will come back a grown man, go back to school, find a wife and have a family of his own. Gone are the days where he would come to our house and sleep over, staying up all night with Steve playing video games and eating panda express. Its overwhelming. I'm happy now, so excited for him. I love my brother, I'm so proud of the man that he is growing up to be. He is in the right place at the right time. We had very, very special and sacred family moments the night before he left. I will never forget the feelings that were shared between us all. I love my family, I'm so blessed. Good luck, Dalton, see ya in 2 years!


Danny and Heather said...

Amy I feel ya! Change can be SO hard sometimes! Missionarys are always a GOOD change though :)

Tyson and Ashley Gardner said...

Aim! I sorry! I know the feeling! I HATE CHANGE! I've never been one to think other wise tho! I've always hated change! I never had to go through a brother leaving for 2 years but I've now done 2 brother in laws and that was oddly harder then I thought! It's hard when life is never gonna be the way it was! I guess we will just have to learn to deal! Dalton will be an awesome missionary! He is an awesome kid just like his big sis! You family is amazing!!! You are a lucky girl! I'm just glad you consider us part of your "family tree!" :) love ya bf!