Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Bitter sweet day....
After almost 8 long, long, did I say long? months we finally sold our house!!!
We closed last night. I expected to feel this sense of relief, a wow moment, a party, something....
Instead I feel a little numb and sense of disbelief.
I have stressed to say the least over this house. I have made countless trips to paint, tile, fix, re-fix, suction water, fix again, and mow.
Now it is over.
I am glad. We can finally get debt paid off and actually start to budget without the expense of two houses.
Yet, I am sad.
I know it is just a house. But, it was our first house. We fell in love with it the minute we walked in the door.
We lived there for over 12 years.
We have many memories. Good and bad, but they make up our life.
I think what is in my mind the most is my children in that house.
The thought of setting up the nursery for Julia, adding another crib for Harrison. Stringing baby gates across the living room and it looking like romper-room for so long. My kids taking their first steps in the house. Many birthday parties and other events. Having our first school room downstairs. So many things that only memories will hold now.
I am so thankful for that house. It served us well while we were there.
I will miss it, but I won't miss the sleepless nights worrying about it.
I love where we are now and I look forward to having many wonderful memories here as well.