As little girls, women tend to think about the day they get to marry the person of their dreams. The day when everything in the universe seems to fit into place just right. When we’re younger, we can’t help but picture how that special someone will ask us if we’ll spend the rest of our days with them. We hope that it’s terribly romantic, unique, and so full of love. This NY man set the bar pretty high the night that he proposed to his longtime girlfriend. So, grab the tissues and prepare yourself to have your heartstrings pulled on, because this one is a tearjerker.Nicole figured that they were going north because Danny kept making jokes about the cold weather. Well, Nicole couldn’t have been further from the truth.
The day before their vacation, Danny exposed that he was taking Nicole to Disney World! The next morning they were on a 7 a.m. flight to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.
But, soon, it was time for them to go back home. Danny was acting very strangely about making sure they made it to the airport on time. In fact, they were three hours early!
Nicole, who has lupus, was getting pretty tired, so they just grabbed takeout and went home. When they got to their house, Nicole noticed strings of lights hanging up.
Danny got down on one knee and said beautiful things to Nicole. Then, Danny asked Nicole if she would marry him!
“Luckily my dad told me to breathe and take it all in which calmed me down, because if he didn’t, I probably would’ve just sobbed the whole time,” Nicole wrote in her blog. Then Nicole noticed all of the people under the tent with them.
Danny led Nicole inside to talk with her for a moment in private. “We sat down on our bed and talked for a bit, and then Danny said if we wanted to, we could get married that night and go to bed with me as his wife,” wrote Nicole.
Danny told Nicole that they didn’t have to go through with it, but Nicole knew what she wanted. She knew that she didn’t like planning big events, due to the fact that she never knew when her lupus would keep her from doing things, so she was ready to tie the knot that night.
They got two dress sizes and the smaller one fit perfectly! Danny had a best man, but being so overwhelmed by the excitement, she didn’t know if she could even pick one. So, her brother, and best friend, stepped up and asked if he could be her “man of honor.”
Almost everyone there thought that they were just there for the engagement party. They were all just as excited as Nicole when they found out that there would be a wedding, too!
“The next thing I knew, my Dad was inside ready to walk me down the aisle and my cousin came in to tell me everyone was ready… so there we went,” said Nicole. “We were so intimately surrounded by our family and friends… it was perfect.”
“I found myself at one point sitting in my living room with my godson, his sister, and my little brother… in my wedding gown. All I could think was, “This is freaking amazing,” she wrote. “I’m in my wedding dress hanging out with everyone who I love in my HOME. This could not be any more perfect.”
Friends stayed around until 2 a.m., and then Danny joined Nicole inside. And just like he said, we went to bed as husband and wife that night, and everything was perfect,” wrote Nicole.