Anyways, that being said - I'm inspired today. And it's because... Officer is finally back to work! What a huge blessing - and for far more than one reason! Let's start with the fact that Officer hasn't been working the past 3 months due to back surgery. Now he is finally patched up enough to be back in the office (because, of course, he was released for light duty and not full patrol). To put it simply though - he's healing and I'm rejoicing! Also, I think he will be so happy to be back in the station around all the guys and not just sitting at home all day with Scout. (side bar: Scout was not happy about this today. She wouldn't go outside this morning and use the restroom because she knew Officer was leaving. She pouted.) Officer wasn't too thrilled about waking up earlier, either. But, I know deep down he was pretty stoked to be back.
And, probably the best part - OFFICER FINALLY SHAVED! He hadn't shaved or cut his hair since his surgery. I reckon this is probably because he has to be baby-faced the rest of his life, but it was starting to look like I was with a homeless man! So, we had fun with how we should cut his hair. We did the "old man" look, the mullet, rat tail and then finally normal (phew!). Then came his beard, I contemplated putting pictures up, but struggled with the fact that this is an anonymous blog... BUT, these are too good to pass up I'd be doing a disservice to you guys if I didn't post them. I'll just crop out his eyeballs! (: (side note: does that even work? Would he be unrecognizable without his eyeballs? I should probably get his opinion on the pictures before I post.)
I feel like I owe the blogging world a disclaimer. I don't think Officer has ever gone more than 2-3 days without shaving. Once, he attempted to grow a mustache, but he couldn't stand it after 3 days. So, for him to be this.. ahem, skanky, if you will, is not his norm. He's actually a big time hunk.
Gosh, I feel like I should do the disclaimer again after posting these photos! (: Since it's Movember around here (mustache November), he decided to just keep a mustache. I don't have a picture of that one, but he totally looks like a stereotypical cop. And, when I look at him, I'm not even sure I recognize him. It's really strange.
Officers comments while shaving - "We should have done this sooner, so I could wear some of these looks around for awhile", "my face is freezing!", "will you clean up all of this hair for me?"
But, I'm so happy that I was finally inspired to blog and that I'm getting my man back! (: