30 Jan 2014
Let’s face it…I knew it was coming but I didn’t know exactly when or how. Any situation that presented itself that involved Isaac and I somehow evolved into a made up scenario of how he was going to propose! It became ridiculous, every time I was driving home after work I wondered if it was going to happen. So on April 27th 2013 Isaac text me asking if I wanted to go on a bike ride once I got off work, immediately the thought “OMG he’s going to propose!” went through my mind. I went about the rest of my day at work almost giddy that it was reallyyyyy going to happen. On my way home my sister called me saying she forgot something at home and needed me to bring it to her at this newly remodeled hotel downtown where she was at dinner…this really got me thinking it was going to happen and she was in on the plan. So once I got home Isaac came over and when he came in I couldn’t help but notice he was wearing a bro tee…now if you remember from when we first met that he was wearing a bro tee and that well…I’m not too fond of them then you’ll know I wasn’t too happy and then I decided he obviously wasn’t proposing because he wouldn’t be wearing that if he was. So we went off to take my sister what she needed and drove back to my house to get the bikes…I remember Isaac even asking me if “everything was ok?” it definitely wasn’t cause I had gotten my hopes up once again but I wasn’t about to tell him that!
Shortly after we left to go on our bike ride across the street to the neighborhood I grew up in where there is a neighborhood lake (this he knew well) and half way through asked if we could just sit down on the bench and talk. It still hadn’t occurred to me it was actually going to happen because I was stuck on the bro tee issue. But there we were sitting on the bench, he reached down like he was tying his shoe then he got up like he was ready to leave but instead turned around and knelt down. Now I don’t really remember what he said cause I was too busy asking “are you serious??” as he hadn’t actually shown me the ring yet. He did end up asking if I would be his wife and of course I said yes.
Even though he was wearing a bro tee and I wasn’t all dressed up and no one was there to take pictures it was the best (only) proposal of my life.
On October 12, 2013 I will become Mrs. Gustafson!