Post # 1
I’m 99% certain that in about 2-3 weeks I will be getting my ring.
Problem is the stress of holding it in and waiting and obsessing is making me a nervous wreck. I am very tense, get sick, and have never been good at holding back or not sharing with my sweetie.
Any tips on how to relax? I don’t know if I can take my mind off of it but maybe there’s a way I can feel less stressed/excited/obsessed?
I go to the gym and that helps and I’m meeting up with my girls an even talking to some about it but man its killing me.
I just wish I could wake up and have it be THE day sometimes! Hahahha! Know what I mean girls???
Post # 3
Try not to focus so much on the ring, and the engagement. Try to use that energy to focus on how happy you are with him, and to look forward to seeing him EACH DAY rather than looking forward to this one moment between you two. That way, each day is special, and you’re not dying with anticipation expecting something more!
Hope that helps 🙂
Post # 4
honestly, i found that not reading the waiting boards all day helped. i love the support but i was getting obsessed. reading all the stories…the waiting, the longing, the anticipation…..AAAAAAHHHHHH…i was going nuts…lol i focus on other stuff and when i do obsess about my ring…i look at the website and then move on its not easy…i know but you can do it!!
Post # 5
I agree with zalonia. A break from the board really helps. I still come to it, but since I’m going on a cruise next month, I focus on THAT message board. Yeah, I switched one obsession for another.LMAO
Post # 7
Ladies! Your advice is splendid! I love all the ideas. Being excited about him is brilliant! So is trying to chill on the boards.
I’m gonna try and see what works. The boards have been a great place to purge my secret excitment and agony BUT perhaps they are also giving me a one track mind. I’m gonna try it and ill let you know how it goes.
Thanks Bees and I hope all your wishes and dreams are coming true!!!!
Post # 8
I talk to one really close friend once a week and get it all out. Everything I won’t say to my SO I tell thsi friend. She lets me vent for 5-10 minutes then we move on. I also find that woreking out helps relieve the stress. I got a little ill this week b/c we had a big family vacation with his family and I thought for sure he would propose, but he didn’t. I am faced with these thoughts for the next 2 weeks because I have a wedding each weekend.
I do think your waiting will be worth it!
Post # 9
I’m baccck! For now anyway. I need my weddingbees. I’m just as crazy without you it seems. Maybe a little crazier. For those of you on a timeline though I found an amazing counter: http://www.timeanddate.com/counters
Working out is a godsend and so is volunteering. 🙂