Lifeguard Love

Today I wanted to do some document some of Jake’s and my love story. I have a scrapbook for the early years between the two of us, and I have binders and notebooks full of our journals at the time, and our notes and poems for each other. (The best thing about being high school sweethearts is the really, really sappy stuff that we were unlikely to produce for each other later in life.) Inspired by Our First Year Together, I wanted to document something about our beginning. I made the page above in 2009, but it’s not really the whole story. I wanted to tell the story fuller.

I sat down to write.

But then I remembered that we HAVE already told the whole story–here on the blog! So I’m spending today transcribing the below vlog post, which we posted in 2011 for our 7 year dating anniversary.

Come back later today to see what I do with the story!

This post was inspired by One Year of Journaling: Our First Year Together. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the course is 50% off–today only until midnight PT! That’s one year of journaling prompts and examples in your inbox for only $13! Whether you’ve been married for years, are blissfully cohabiting, or just started dating, “Our First Year Together” is the perfect way to document your love story. I contributed to this workshop and am a Lemon and Raspberry affiliate. L&R let us know about the sale, but did not ask us to write this post.

Do you have a love story? How are you documenting it?