A year ago yesterday I...
...was woken up by my roommate (now bridesmaid) with a note from David.
...started crying because I hoped so badly that this wasn't just for my birthday and was instead leading up to a proposal and had my roommate take pictures every step of the way!
...threw on clothes and went to get a wonderful massage with said roommate/BM S.
...couldn't relax because my hands were shaking and I was so anxious about what else was going to happen! I had no idea a certain someone was at my house at that very moment.
...found a 2nd wonderful surprise when I arrived home.
...was totally confused as to who cooked the food and began to question whether David was lying to me about where he was!
...ate a delicious lunch of all of my favorite foods.
...received a 3rd note that made me even more excited!
...showered faster than ever before and then found a 4th note on my bed.
...had the hardest time figuring out that darn puzzle! (I'm hoping it was just because I was anxious - I don't think I'm really that dumb!)
...put on the dress I had bought to wear for the proposal... and couldn't get it zipped.
...panicked because no one else was home, and then called one of my friends and asked if I could stop by on the way to the campanile!
...finished getting ready, stopped my be friend's to have her (and her roommate) zip my dress, and headed to the campanile, all while thinking, 'This is the last time I'll be driving without a ring on my finger!' :)
...parked in the wrong parking lot which threw David (and his accomplice - BM S) off and required me to walk up a HUGE hill.
...found a trail of rose petals leading to 5 scattered roses for the 5 years we'd been together.
...gathered all of the roses and looked up to see David coming out from behind the campanile - I was SO happy to finally see him!
...told him all about my dress fiasco, which was funny by this point. (Not so funny at the time!)
...kissed my soon-to-be fiance about a million times as he tried to finish his 'speech' full of lots of sweet things.
...tried not to cry/shake *and failed miserably* as he asked me the question I'd waited so long to hear.
...gave David the biggest hug and kiss ever!
...melted a little when he showed me he'd updated his relationship status on facebook to 'engaged' and his status to 'Shh, it's a surprise!'
...took lots of pictures with my new fiance!
...thought 15 months was all the time in the world to plan a wedding - I had no idea how fast it would fly by!
March 7, 2009 was hands down one of the best days on my life. I seriously can't believe it's already been a year. I've absolutely loved being David's fiancee, but I cannot WAIT to be his wife in 3 short months! Unfortunately, I didn't get to see him yesterday, so we didn't get to do anything to 'celebrate' but I'm only a few days away from spring break/my birthday/a week at home!
Did you have a long engagement? Has it gone by faster than you expected?
*A play on Chris Cagle's 'What a Beautiful Day' - Just a bit longer than his 116 days in the song, though
**To read all of the details of the proposal, you can visit my original post.