in no particular order:
(warning: sappiness ahead...)
1) because he is the most amazing and supportive man i've ever met.
2) because he loves God and strives to serve Him in all he does.
3) because he supports me in all i dream to do.
4) because he showers lily in love and adoration.
5) because he is so stinkin' hot!!!
6) because he is so creative and always finds new ways to show his love for us.
7) because he can make a better grilled cheese than me!
8) because he works so incredibly hard and puts his all into everything he does.
9) because he puts up with all my crazy ways! (poor man!)
10) because he makes up great songs to sing around the house!
11) because he will run with me anytime, but never races me!
12) because he always lets us clean up dinner before we have dessert.
13) because he loves to be outside!
14) because he supports all the ridiculous ideas i have!
15) because he is SO smart!
16) because he is a doctor, for goodness sake!
17) because even though he can't really watch tv and have a conversation at the same time, he is really cute when he tries!
18) because he makes my heart melt when he and lily are together.
19) because he remembers the sweetest details about our relationship.
20) because he always tells me i'm pretty even when i've just rolled out of bed.
21) because he has an amazing sense of humor and can always make me laugh
22) did i mention how hot he is????
23)because he loves and values family as much as i do
24) because he's always up for an adventure
25) because he makes even mundane things so much fun (imagine him as we wait endlessly in doctor's offices... he gets a bit creative!)
26) because we both love to be productive!
27) because even though i'm 6 months older, he never rubs it in.
28) because he is perfect for me!!!!
i could go on and on... but i will spare you all!
happy birthday, ry! i love you!!!!!