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*blows dust off Livejournal*

Well, I'm sure there should be some sort of official drum roll for this but...

I'm getting married!

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Both C and I are ridiculously, slightly sickeningly happy. We keep gazing at the ring and then giggling to each other like it can't possibly have happened. But of course it did! I cannot believe my luck, frankly. Or my own happiness.

He did it yesterday (23rd June) by taking me on a bit of a magical mystery tour that ended up at Lyme Park just outside Manchester. We have been before and love it there and of course it's where they filmed the Pemberley scenes in the '95 tv adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. C took me to the edge of the lake (the one Darcy climbed out of wearing a white shirt and surprised Elizabeth!) and got down on one knee. I squealed, I think, and he laughed. Then he asked me to marry him and I said yes. *ridiculous amounts of grinning*

So there we are - engaged. I sort of wanted to make a post here about it because I remember all the years I used to talk here about being alone and feeling lonely and wishing more than anything that I could find 'the one'. It was - honestly - all I ever wanted and yet I never thought it would happen to me.

But now it has, and I am happy. And it is even better than I ever imagined it would be, better because it is real. I wanted to make a post to prove that actually, dreams do come true and sometimes you do get what you want most in life.

/sickening rambling. ;)

Hope you are all well, flist.

Date: 2013-06-26 09:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] austengirl.livejournal.com
Congratulations darling. I'm so very happy for you to have found someone who loves you so well. And what a beautiful setting for a romantic proposal *and* a gorgeous ring. Much love xoxo.

Date: 2013-06-28 09:05 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] thinkpink20.livejournal.com
Thank you, dear! I love your icon, it is very fitting. :) :) Hope you are well too? I am so out of touch with LJ these days, need to make a much bigger effort. Much love xxx

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