Its been 3 years and 22 days of Jeisson and I dating when we hoped on a plane and headed to NYC to spend Christmas with his family
Everyone who, like myself, was not in the loop of his sneaky plans, all sent funny messages and demands of if or when it happens, to let them know. But I knew, Jeisson would never do it over the holidays. I consistently said no no no over and over again to those hopeful individuals. But I was wrong.
December 22nd, 2018.
- Land in NY at 9am
- Get breakfast
- Go to the mall (obvi)
By about 3-4pm, we were heading into the city. PS. I bought and was wearing new snake skin booties at the mall. And I thought that was going to be the highlight of my day–HA. All I knew is that we were going to see the Rockefeller tree and get dinner. They also told me to dress warm because we might walk through Central Park. I found that to be odd, because they all naturally live there and its not 90 degrees out people. Finally everyone, don’t forget, I don’t speak fluent Spanish, so naturally they were talking about the plan right in front of me the whole time haha.
We are finally in the city, and Jeisson is all worked up and cranky. This is nothing new to me since he hates driving into the city which is about a hour drive from his parents home. We park the car and start walking towards the Central Park area.
Life About To Change…
This part is funny–only if you really know my personality will you understand this ha. Okay so we are all standing outside of The Plaza at this point. You know, that magical hotel? Heard of it? We are standing in the courtyard area right out front. Again, not 90 degrees out. We are just sort of standing there. I am assuming we are waiting for someone, figuring things out, getting a plan? I had no clue. Don’t forget, everyone is speaking Spanish. I’m just taking selfies of me being in the city, my homeland.
And naturally, I start to get a little confused and restless. Of course my sass comes out and I’m pushing Jeisson to tell me what the plan is. He suggests going into The Plaza to wait until the rest of his family gets there. Now, if you go into that downstairs cafe area of The Plaza, they won’t let you into the actual hotel, you need to show your reservation or something. And I figured it would be the same thing if you walked in the front door. I’m repeating ” you can’t just walk into The Plaza” and practically yelling at him because I am confused on why we would go in there…
While we were walking towards the building, he stops, turns me towards him, and grabs my hands. And I’m like…OHHHHH, Ill shut up, I’m sorry. hahaha
You guys, you envision your engagement be from the movies or something. You plan to cry or smile and to take in every second. Me? Oh no, I saw that box and I blacked out. I barely remember a thing he said. He had to ask twice because I was in shock. We’ve been talking about it for almost forever, and it was finally happening? No way!! I literally said “are you sure” while he was down on one knee (because my shopping habits are not changing). He did get down on one knee and asked me to spend the rest of my life with him. After he stood up, we hugged and celebrated and even people around us were cheering. Then, his family jumped out from behind some area which was so special that they could be a part of it.
I still can’t believe it. I catch myself, even after a month or so, starring at my hand in disbelief. I love him so much and I am beyond lucky to have his love.
So ya! We set a date already and booked the venue. Yes I am having an engagement party because I don’t care and who doesn’t love a good party? Actually his parents are flying into town so everyone can finally meet!!! It’s going to be so cool.
I think the most fun part of this all is listening to how I’ve been lied to the past 4 months.
Thank you again for all the sweet messages on social media! You guys are so sweet. I enjoy sharing our love with you and I can’t wait to take you on this journey with me!!