Change: The Story of Sarah and J.C.

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
What you are about to see...

...is NOT fiction.

It is a true story about a true love...and all of its true triumphs and trials.

Table of Contents

Prolouge

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues "I've learned to never underestimate the impossible." -Joe Nichols Change. It happens to every sin... Read Chapter

The Beginning

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues J.C. and I met via text message on the night of Thursday, March 24, 2011 after his best friend, Fuller--whom... Read Chapter

The First Date

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues As the day wore on, J.C. continued to pretty much blow my phone up with texts every time he got a break from... Read Chapter

The Beautiful, Priceless Moment

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues After snagging several hours of sleep, J.C. and I texted for most of that day. After the wedding ceremony, I... Read Chapter

"Do you want to be my girlfriend?"

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues A little over a week later (after countless text messages, several more dates, and him being introduced to m... Read Chapter

The Dark Side Surfaces

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues It was around 9:00 or 10:00 that night when he suddenly stopped texting happily and started texting sadly. I... Read Chapter

The Dark Side Remains

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues At youth group two days after the pregnancy revelation, we continued the movie 'To Save a Life,' which we ha... Read Chapter

The Break-up

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues On Monday, April 18, I was forced to give up the person who had become the love of my life and the relations... Read Chapter

Strange Little Feeling of Joy

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues A little over a week later--on the night of May 19--I received a text from him asking me if I knew where a c... Read Chapter

Memorial Day

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Getting back to the way that we had been before came so easily for J.C. and me. Everything was completely na... Read Chapter

Fears and Future Talk

Submitted: August 30, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues As happy as I was about having J.C. back in my life and everything, I also found myself experiencing a great... Read Chapter

(Officially) Back Together and Changing Even More

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Either late on the night of June 17 or in the extremely early hours of June 18, my sweet, beloved J.C. and I... Read Chapter

The Dark Side Returns

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues The following Friday, J.C. received the news that his first child was going to be a little boy, for whom he ... Read Chapter

More Little Changes

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues The Fourth of July saw even more changes for J.C. and me. After a party in honor of his Army-bound cousin, J... Read Chapter

Little Nagging Feeling

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues During the first weekend of August, J.C. was finally given his first weekend off. We made plans to go to Red... Read Chapter

Ignorance and Answers

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues For the first time since we had been back in each other's lives full-force, I didn't text J.C. when I woke u... Read Chapter

Unhappiness

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues On Friday, August 12, change proved its "inevitable dark side" once again. I went over to the apartment and ... Read Chapter

Emptiness

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues As it turned out, God chose not to provide a positive answer to that prayer. J.C. still could not tell me wh... Read Chapter

The (Second) Break-up

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues A week later, on October 25, I texted J.C. early in the morning and flat-out asked him what he wanted to do,... Read Chapter

The Days that Followed

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Two days passed before I contacted him again. His 21st birthday was coming up, and despite the difficulties ... Read Chapter

Halloween and Surprises

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Halloween ended up being the day that I got to take his birthday presents to him (and repossess my DVD). I w... Read Chapter

The Mike Fiasco

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Four days later--on November 15--several of my friends from 'The Pacer' (Mike, Karen, Phil, and Vicente) too... Read Chapter

"Talking" and the Holidays

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Throughout the remainder of that month, J.C. continued to invite me over randomly and quite frequently (one ... Read Chapter

March Madness

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues By the time March rolled around, we were still "talking." As glad as I was about that...well, as you can pro... Read Chapter

Diamonds

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues We didn't speak again until the following Monday; from Wednesday afternoon until Sunday night, he was at Mud... Read Chapter

May Madness

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Things got a little bit rocky shortly after the beginning of May. I proved my tendency to be impatient once ... Read Chapter

Vacation

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues I went on vacation to Galveston with him, his family, and some friends during the second weekend of June. Ou... Read Chapter

Darkness Once More

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Everything blew over within a few days, and we went back to texting each night and spending at least part of... Read Chapter

The Here and Now

Submitted: August 31, 2012

Change By Sarah Pegues Now--a little over two months later--here we are. We're still not officially a couple again, but we are "tal... Read Chapter

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