The Final Countdown

Four months before the wedding day, David’s carer left us.  So whilst we searched for the perfect replacement, I became David’s full time carer….which believe me, is pretty intense and sometimes exhausting. Life with David is never dull but I was trying to manage my own work, wedding plans, gym………………………………….

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We’re on TV!

As I mentioned in the last blog, RAW TV had got in touch to ask if we’d be interested in being part of a programme which had a working title of “Miracle Weddings”. Personally I hadn’t considered our wedding exceptional. Many of my friends have met their partners since becoming………………………………….

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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

I know you’re waiting to hear about the wedding; about the meringue-i-ness of the dress; the music we danced to; the number of times I cried (it ran to several hundred before midday in case you were wondering!).  But I need to finish telling you about the planning and the build………………………………….

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Moving in together

After a relatively short period of time, we decided that we’d like to make things more permanent; it just seemed right.  Travelling back and forth from Monmouth was difficult, and time consuming for her, and it meant that we could only see each other a few times a week. There………………………………….

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Getting to Know You

After our first date I had butterflies and was buzzing. I was really looking forward to meeting again. Nicky loves cooking, and suggested that she came over to cook for us here. I asked my carer to leave us to it for the evening, and we had the place to………………………………….

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Unconditionally

I have so much to tell you about.  I’m torn between telling you about the wedding and all the exciting things that are happening.  But I also want to tell you more about the early days of our relationship and how I found myself turning cartwheels around the moon with happiness………………………………….

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The first date

Waiting for Nicky to arrive for our first date evoked a lot of emotions, but mainly excitement, trepidation, and hope.  It was exciting because we had already spoken and messaged each other a lot, and I was looking forward to meeting this bubbly person properly.  Obviously our paths had crossed………………………………….

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Twin air bags?

One evening in June 2013 I was sat in my armchair, half watching TV, probably drinking a glass of red wine, and scanning through the profiles of people on Match.com.  I tended to find that anybody I expressed an interest in had no interest in me, so after quite a………………………………….

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Thinking Out Loud

It’s 17 weeks until we get married. 17 WEEKS!!!! How did that happen?!? We’ve still got so much to organise, but recently life has been revolving around sailing and our trip to the World Championships in Holland. David finished in 7th overall (pretty amazing stuff! He thinks he should have………………………………….

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Honesty is the best policy

I altered my profile to include information about my condition.  To my amazement this didn’t seem to put people off; in fact I think that I had more interest by taking this approach. My profile didn’t focus on my disability because I didn’t want it to define me.  I posted………………………………….

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