our love story

Falling in Love with SDJeffy

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It’s been a long time since I’ve posted an installment of the love story between Jeff and me - the story of how we met, our first date, and the series of events that led up to the day we said, ‘I do.’ To catch up on our love story up until this point, read all of...

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Frosting Sandwiches To Go

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This next part of our love story has only come up in conversation one time. Not because it’s embarrassing or private, but because I’m at the point in our story where the saga of how we met ends and the tale of how we fell in love begins. The version of how we met...

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The Point of the Unexplainable

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If you’ve been keeping up with our love story here on the bloggy-blog, this is the point where you would think that our budding relationship would come to a screeching halt – with a flag football spin of relationship death. But it didn’t, and this is the part where...

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Our First Date, Part Two

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I know I left everyone on a cliffhanger in my last installment of Our Love Story, but this part of my first date with Jeff is just too deliciously awkward not to write it’s own post. After our romantic ferry ride across the San Diego harbor, Jeff took my...

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Our First Date, Part One

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Whenever we get to the part of our love story when Jeff and I went on our first date, people always ask the question, if everything was so awkward up to this point, how on earth did you end up together? Great question. There's two things you need to know in order...

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Breaking the Code

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If you want to learn how to secure a date, Mr. Jeff Youngren has broken the code. It happened right after we had "made some serious eye contact" in the cafeteria. Eye contact which I was completely unaware of. At this point in the story of how we fell in love, I...

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Contact in the Caf

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After our awkward computer lab encounter, you'd think that Jeff would be too embarrassed to ask me out. I wasn't exactly nice. In fact, I was as friendly as a cactus. So what would give Jeff the courage to suddenly ask me out on a date? My contacts. Or actually, my...

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He Lead With Rabbits

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Based on Jeff's first pick-up line to me, it's pretty unbelievable that we ended up together. His friend Heather (and a picture of me) had finally convinced Jeff to meet me, so being the dutiful bible study leader that she was, Heather quickly fetched me from the...

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