“Hi, I’m Tess. Let’s see,
what do you want to know about me? Well, I’m 27 and I’m a physical therapist,
which I love. Something about seeing someone overcome pain and despair through hard
work really speaks to me. I really love it when a client gets to the magical
point where they take control of their progress and forge ahead without needing
me. That’s when I know I’ve done my job.”
“I’m an only child and
close with my parents, especially my dad. I’ve made up for siblings in the
motley crew of friends I’ve had since grade school. We picked up and dropped
off more along the way, but our group has been solid now since college. I grew
up in Massachusetts and went to college in Connecticut. I now live with Alexa in
“Adam? Yes, I assumed you’d
want to know about my relationship with him. Okay, here’s the thing—I love him.
Yup. I do. So why is marrying someone else tonight? Good question, but you’ll have
to either ask him or read The Roast to find out.”
“Yeah, I’m Adam. I’m 28 and
work in construction. Actually, I’m a project manager now so I oversee construction.
I worked the hard shifts for so long I forget I’m not doing the heavy lifting anymore.
It’s good work. There are always new projects to get excited about and I really
like seeing a vision become reality.”
“I have one little sister.
She’s a teenager now. Wow, I don’t think I’ve ever said that. She has, um,
challenges that prevent her from maturing, so she still seems like a little
kid. She’s great and even though I don’t live at home, I spend a lot of time
there because of her. I live in Boston now, but grew up in suburban
Massachusetts. Most of my friends are from my hometown and a few are from college.”
“My love life? Ugh. I
should’ve known that was the next question. Actually, you probably already know
I’m getting married. To Tess? Um, no. Why not? Honestly, I don’t know. This
wasn’t supposed to happen. I really don’t know how we got here.”
For more of Tess and
Adam, watch for the release of The Roast—coming soon from The Wild Rose