dolorosa_12: by ginnystar on lj (robin marian)
[personal profile] dolorosa_12
How was your Sunday, Ronni?

Oh, not too bad, not too bad, I just GOT ENGAGED!


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I swore I wasn't going to do clichΓ©d 'hands with ring' photos, but it was such a saga to get this ring (find the perfect ring online! wait until we got back from Wales to order it! discover that it wasn't available in my size in the UK! frantically call every store on Maundy Thursday! find that one store in Essex has it! arrange for a transfer! wait anxiously to be called about the transfer! get the call just when neither of us was available to go into town and collect it! finally get it the next day!) that I had to celebrate simply having the damn thing in (on?) my hands. It's supposed to look like the Earth as viewed from space, and I love it a lot, although (as someone who's never worn jewellery other than earrings) I'm still adjusting to the feeling of it on my finger.

Matthias and I have been together for many years now, and getting married was always something we intended to do. It was just a matter of finding the right time(frame) to do it. We decided, while on holiday in Australia in December, that the time had come. After that, it was just a matter of determining exactly when to announce our decision. But although this clearly wasn't something that happened spontaneously, I think we'll consider today the official start of our engagement, for anniversary purposes.

I am, as you might imagine, very happy and floaty. Everything feels hopeful and wonderful, and I am very much looking forward to many more years with my fiancΓ© (which still feels weird to say), Matthias, my favourite favourite.

Date: 2016-04-03 04:41 pm (UTC)
the_rck: (Default)
From: [personal profile] the_rck
Congratulations! May you continue happy!

Date: 2016-04-03 04:44 pm (UTC)
gingerschnapps: A snoozing grey tabby cat (Contentment)
From: [personal profile] gingerschnapps
Congratulations!!!! Also your ring is lovely. :)

Date: 2016-04-03 05:08 pm (UTC)
schneefink: River walking among trees, from "Safe" (Default)
From: [personal profile] schneefink
Congrats on getting engaged! The ring is gorgeous :)

Date: 2016-04-03 05:58 pm (UTC)
umadoshi: (sea turtle 01 (totaldevotion))
From: [personal profile] umadoshi
Congratulations! *^^* And GORGEOUS ring.

Date: 2016-04-03 08:19 pm (UTC)
naye: view from an airplane window with the text "new horizon" superimposed (new horizons)
From: [personal profile] naye
Congratulations, that is AWESOME!! <333

And I love that ring! Those colors! Gorgeous.

Date: 2016-04-03 10:12 pm (UTC)
geckoholic: (PR: Mako/Raleigh)
From: [personal profile] geckoholic
CONGRATS!! :D

Date: 2016-04-04 12:26 am (UTC)
st_aurafina: Two fat brides dressed in white,  kissing. (Fat brides)
From: [personal profile] st_aurafina
Congratulations!

Date: 2016-04-04 09:02 am (UTC)
surpassingly: (kitteh: just hold on)
From: [personal profile] surpassingly
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! SO HAPPY FOR YOUUUUUUUUUU!

Also, omg, I've already said it on Twitter but I'll say it again: that ring is freaking gorgeous! So stunning it gives me goosebumps.

Date: 2016-04-04 09:47 am (UTC)
goodbyebird: Fringe: Altivia smiles. (Fringe through your fear and sorrow)
From: [personal profile] goodbyebird
♥♥♥
Edited Date: 2016-04-04 09:47 am (UTC)

Date: 2016-04-04 02:23 pm (UTC)
wehappyfew: Β© π’Έπ’½π“‡π‘œπ“‚π‘’π“‡π’Άπ’Ύπ“ƒπ’·π‘œπ“Œ | band of brothers. (Default)
From: [personal profile] wehappyfew
Congratulations! That's super exciting!

Date: 2016-04-03 05:31 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] christinafairy.livejournal.com

Congrats! The ring is very cool!

Date: 2016-04-03 05:38 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dolorosa-12.livejournal.com
Thank you! I'm glad you like it!

Date: 2016-04-03 08:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] promiseoftin.livejournal.com
Huzzah! Many congrats!

Date: 2016-04-04 10:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dolorosa-12.livejournal.com
Thank you!

Date: 2016-04-08 03:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] malinowy.livejournal.com
Again, congratulations! That ring is such a beautiful piece of art, and I like how in the picture your nail polish matches the blue stones (sapphires? I'm not good at these).

Date: 2016-04-08 04:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dolorosa-12.livejournal.com
Thank you!

The stones are actually crystal, rather than sapphires. I'm glad you like the ring!

Date: 2016-04-13 04:29 pm (UTC)
pax_athena: (in love)
From: [personal profile] pax_athena
Congratulations! <3 <3 <3
(And what a wonderful ring!)

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