- 8 years ago
- Wedding: May 2012
Bees: I’ve been trying to get this message out for a week now…
Ok ladies, sorry it’s taken me so long to get this story up but it’s been a whirlwind for me the last several days!!! (will post story in ring section). I also apologize but this will be a bit long…it tells the story. Pics to come tonight when I can post pictures. Be prepared when it happens for you it might take a few days longer!
So on Monday Jan. 3rd, I had a pretty rotten day. I wasn’t feeling good and to make things worse, my job is ending (Jan. 14th) I got the official letter to send to the company from my boss that morning which I had to sign stating the 14th would be my last day. It all hit that morning. The boyfriend (at that time) knew that at and wanted me to have a better day than what I was having. So I knew he was going to the store to pay for the ring, but didn’t know he went to pick it up. And I had signed up for the Valentines Day Challenge that same day!
After work I had an interview and then was going to go to his apartment to pick him up for dinner. I called Mr. Yearns when I was on my way to his place to pick him up and he asked me “Where do you want to go? We will go anywhere you want, tonight I don’t care where we eat at.” So, I pondered while waiting for him to come out to the car…
And pondered finally about 5 min’s after I called to tell him to come out to the car instead of me going in to get him, he showed up (and normally when I call he comes running out to the car).
Mr. Yearns gets in the car then says, “Crap I forgot my phone in there.” he ran inside, comes out then, says “Dang it I left my light on too.”…So had to wait for him to run back in again.
When I came out I said, “Did you forget anything else??”
He said, “Not for now, I’m good”
So we went to Red Lobster for dinner, which happened to be the same one where he asked my dad for permission to marry me. On the way home he was like let’s go to the National Harbor. (One, it’s a cool area just outside of DC neait was 8:30 at night and he didn’t think I was going to do it.)
I said, “OK!”
“No your not, you’re just joking. You won’t really go!” Mr. Yearns exclaimed.
I said, “Yeah sure why not. I told you just tell me if you want to go somewhere and we can go.” (caveat to story he isn’t able to drive, so he can’t just go there himself w/out mentioning to me and he thought that I wouldn’t want to waste the gas. Shoot for a proposal heck yeah I would! LOL)
So he said, “Really, Well I need to get something first then we can go so let’s go back to the apartment.” (At this point I’m thinking OMG it could be happening tonight! 🙂
So we get back to the apartment, I’m changing and then I come back in the room to see a box in his jacket…I did my best to say nothing, but eventually the topic came up and he came over to me, said, “Do you want to do this here or in a more romantic setting at the National Harbor.”
I said, “Baby it doesn’t matter, anywhere with you is romantic for me most of the time. LOL!”
Mr. Yearns went on to say, “I love you, and I’ve been really worried what your reaction will be that this isn’t what you wanted.” (I was like what the heck are you saying dude) “But I love you and I was wondering Stefanie, if you would marry me!?” As he asked he got down on one knee and I was crying and saying, really are you serious?! I looked at the ring and it wasn’t the one I was hoping for, but it was pretty so I was like “UH YES!!!!” LOL
We hugged and kiss more then he said “Do you still want to go to the National Harbor?…I said yeah I want to get pictures why not…
He had taken the ring back to look at it…We walk around get pictures…then he takes the ring and proposes to me again while we are there at the Harbor (this is his story he likes to tell where he proposed.)
He said, “There are some things back at the apartment that I didn’t get to mention to you. I know we have been thru a lot of crap in the last 3 years, but if we could make it thru that then we can work thru anything. We’ve made it 3 years do you want to make it at least another 30 years? Stefanie, will you make me the happiest man in the world and marry me?”
I said, “Just 30?! What heck hopefully more than that!!” LOL YES!!!” 🙂
Just so you all know the first part of him running in and out of the apartment was because he told me he was debating on doing it at the restaurant and he kept taking the ring in and out of the apartment so nervous if he wanted to do it there or not. He was afraid of loosing it.
I would post pictures of the ring, but the ring is going thru some changes already and I won’t have it for another 8 weeks! 🙁 Thank God I have a great Diamonique ring that works for now…So I’ll post a couple and explain the story in Ring forum!!