Wednesday, May 20, 2009

In Praise of My Husband, On His Birthday

I married the most wonderful, thoughtful, sexy, witty, funny, handsome, strong, intelligent man in the world. I'm sure you all have/are great husbands. But Londo, he's the best. And I'm saying that totally unbiased, I assure you. He is a fantastic husband, an amazing father, a supportive partner and my best friend.

Life with me is not always easy. There have been ups and downs in our lives, frustrations and joys. Londo weathers it all and comes through it with me even stronger than before. Take this pregnancy, for instance. It's not been any easy time for me or him. Londo picked up almost all responsibilities in our house. He took primary care of the Pumpkin, our dog and cat, almost all household chores, and me. Meanwhile, he continued to work fulltime out of the house and tried to take care of himself! The man is amazing.

Now that I've just started my ninth month of pregnancy, I am again not able to do much. Londo is on bedtime and nighttime duty with the Pumpkin every night. He is changing almost all of the diapers. He continues to do all the grocery shopping and almost all of the cooking. He continues to take out all the trash and recycle, do all the lawn care, pay all the bills, and so much more.

And even when I'm moody with crazy pregnancy hormones, and even when the Pumpkin is having a case of The Twos, and even when the cat and dog are being annoying, and even when his work gets super busy and stressful... even through all of that, he maintains his cool and wonderful sense of humor.

I don't know what I would do without him. I don't even want to think of the possibility of being without him.

Because regardless of all that he does and all that he is, this man is my soulmate. If I didn't believe in soulmates before I met him, I sure as heck do now! He is the love of my life. I'm so incredibly happy that he convinced me to love him I fell in love with him and have a family with him.

Happy Birthday, my beloved! I hope that this year is even better than the last. Maybe we'll eventually get some sleep this year! (Just a thought for when you blow out your birthday candles.)


BisBink said...

Happy Birthday to Londo! What a nice tribute to him.

Londo said...

Well, all I can say is, "awww shucks."

Thank you for the sweetest birthday gift I have ever received.

You are an amazing woman who puts up with a very quirky man and I love you very much.

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