Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Like omg, you're totally my BFF.

You know how certain things people say to you just stick with you for life? 

It could be something so pointless and useless-yet our brains decide to remember it. For some reason I remember things like the first time I got told I was pretty by a boy. Sure, it was the first time this boy had ever seen me in black eyeliner and mascara- but whatever. It's stuck with me. Or the time somebody told me that if we were to stretch out our small and large intestines- they would wrap around the world exactly one time. This, of course, was a complete lie and was told to me by a boy in track practice- but for some reason, I remember being told this and believing it 100%.

But one thing I remember more vividly then others was the time my mom and dad told me that in college I would most likely find friends that would eventually become some of my best friends for life. At the time, this was something I didn't think was possible because I had a tight knit group of high school friends that I was connected to the hip with. The thought of having to start all over with finding friends or even becoming BEST friends with new people was something I didn't think would ever happen. 

But then I pledged EEE and came across a group of girls that changed my mind on that theory. One of the girl in that group was Amy Lynn Wentz. 

{One of the last pledge class pictures we took!}

Back to things that we remember and don't know why- The first time I ever remember seeing Amy was when she was walking down the bright-lighted, white walled hallway of Francis Crawford dorm singing a rap song and doing some kind of twisting hip motion. (You're welcome Amy) I may or may not have thought she was a freak at the time- but that's besides the point.

{Date Night at the Little Rock Travelers Game...with boys- not each other! ha!}

{One of the many fun rush nights with EEE}

{Homecoming day when we were both on the court!}

I don't even remember how we started hanging out or when we went from just being "pledge sisters" to being "best friends"- but we did. 

Amy is the type of friend that I know Ill be talking to when 75. She's the only friend that has the guts to bust me out for being "too sassy" and the guts to tell me that my boyfriend at the time- was crap. For some reason, Amy and I talk probably 70% of our normal day and anything less than that feels odd and extremely off. You may think we have a sever problem called "co-dependency" but I like to think of it as "separation anxiety". Amy, even after all my best efforts, still lives in Arkansas and I live in Texas- so its not like we get to see each other on a weekly basis. Thankfully we have a group of friends who like to get married and have babies, which gives me an excuse to drive down to AR every now and then for showers and weddings!

{Always a fun car ride with Ty and Aimes!}

{My surprise 22nd birthday!}

Amy is and will always be my best friend. So I wanted to write this post in honor of her birthday today! If you havent already- go show this chicka some love on her blog today!

{Amy loves to tube on the lake- Can you tell? Muaha}

I'm glad to say that my parents were right when telling me that I would meet a group of friends in college that would eventually be my best friends for life. And to the boy who only acknowledged my beauty when I had mascara and black eyeliner on -you should see what I look like while wearing blush. It might just blow your mind.


  1. 1.) Thank you for this amazing post :) such a great birthday gift.
    2.) That was not your 22nd birthday that we surprised you. It was your 20th.
    3.) That tubing picture should have STAYED in the vault. But I guess since it was a special occasion, I'll let you slide.
    4.) I miss you even though we DO talk 70% of the day. I miss Ty & Sadie Pup as well.

  2. Bethany, This is wonderful! I'm so thankful that you and Amy became fast friends at OBU. Thank you for being such a great friend to my girl! Love you!

  3. Happy Birthday to Amy.

    Do you read Kelly's Korner blog? She's a Tri Chi alumna.