So we’re just going about our business one day last month and we get this email from Jeff of Phoenix, Arizona. Love the emails from the guys because they are fewer and farther between than the 99% females we usually hear from. This is what Jeff writes:
Seven years ago when my wife was 30 years old, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Our kids were 6, 2, and 1 at the time so needless to say it was a very scary time. After a double mastectomy and 6 months of aggressive chemotherapy, she was declared cancer free by her oncologist. The ordeal had a profound effect on how Jenny looked at life. When she was going through treatment, she was challenged by a fellow patient to write down everything she wanted to do in life and “go for it”. He wasn’t going to survive and he had regrets about putting things off and not doing things because they seemed too crazy.
The treatment took a lot out of us emotionally and financially and 6 years went by until Jenny came to me early this year and said that she wanted to start a blog to document completing things that she had on her bucket list (we call it her life list). So, for Mother’s Day I had jennymeyerson.com designed and hosted and off she went.
Jenny is a little crazy and a nerd (in a good way) and one of her list items was to dance with strangers in front of the monuments in Washington DC. This summer we went to her 20th high school reunion in Virginia and spent the week touring DC and taking video. I was so embarrassed about asking strangers to dance that I would walk about 100 yards behind Jenny with the camera while she asked people to dance. To my surprise, people loved it. Eventually, she even got me to roll down the hill in front of the Washington Monument and to dance with her in front of the Lincoln Center.
Okay. Nod your head if you are totally loving Jeff right now. Awesome husbands rock. This is my favorite part, which was Jeff’s response after we notified him that the video was one of our picks to feature. He says, By the way, Jenny knows that I submitted the video but I haven’t told her that it was picked. I decided to keep it a surprise and let her see it featured on the site. She goes to Becky’s site just about everyday.
Hey Jenny – SURPRISE! : )
Jeff and Jenny used their Canon 5D Mark II SLR Camera for the video and edited the video using iMovie.
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