Sunday, August 27, 2006

Officially Officialized

So yes, my birthday dinner on Thursday completely surpassed the dinner I wrote about in the last post. By far. Can't even judge it on the same scale. I don't think I can remember a (restaurant) dining experience that was this good. He made reservations and we got dressed up a bit. It was a lovely, relaxed, romantic dinner with delicious food, easy conversation, googley eyes at each other and hand-holding across the table. Six years we've been together and the same thing I said about him at the beginning still holds true: he can make me smile and laugh so much that my face will hurt and my heart feels like it could burst. In a good way.

We walked out of the restaurant in good spirits. I was feeling giddy and slightly drunk on him and on the two Long Island iced teas (I really didn't need the second one - but hell, it's my birfday) I had consumed. The sun hadn't quite set and it began softly sprinkling as he pulled me close and gave me a sweet kiss when we reached the car. Then before I knew it, he took my hand in his and got down on one knee. He looked up at me with those beautiful green eyes, so full of love and my heart raced with excitement. A small group of people who were dining outside became a cheering section and a pleasant audience to the proposal. My hand went over my mouth, half-laughing half-crying, nodding incessantly and then cradling his face in my hands and kissing him. Oh and I managed to say yes somewhere in there, the ring slid onto my finger and we embraced and kissed to another round of applause. It's official. He is mine, I am his and it was a very wonderful birthday.

16 comments:

SayUnderpants said...

Oh my god, CONGRATULATIONS!!! So happy for you guys!

iamnot said...

Fantastic!
I still believe...

Grafs said...

OMG! Happy birthday and congratulations!!!!

Wookiee Rage said...

That's freakin' awesome. And well told.

Fluffycat said...

Congratulations! That is so awesome. Come on, put up a pic of the ring in your next post!

Feral Mom said...

Congratulations! And you wrote the hell out of the proposal tale too.

Rootietoot said...

Fabulous! And so begins the rest of your life...may it be comfortable and interesting and every good thing.

Peggasus said...

Boy, that's about the most wonderful birthday story EVER!! And a nice present, too!!

I'm so happy for you both! Googley eyes forever!

Blush said...

oh my god jess!!!!!!!!!!!!

im so fucking happy for you i could piss myself!

please send an invite!!

...and let's see the ring... :P

love!

girlfiend said...

Woohoo!
That's so awesome I almost don't want to mention that my word verification is "poopd"

---- said...

Oh my God -- CONGRATULATIONS!!! What a wonderful, wonderful surprise!!!

Beck said...

WOO!

xtx said...

Wonderful!!!

Congratulations!!!

Head Like Velvet said...

How sweet! I have a bit of a lump in my throat and a tear in my eye!

KC said...

What a great post! Congratulations! Sounds like a great time was had by all.

Very romantic. I love it!

Nervous Girl said...

Thank you so much for all the nice comments, people! I don't know if I've ever seen so many exclamation points on this blog before - woo hoo! :)