Well, I'm engaged. Now what? (Please read all posts)
Please read through this whole thing. It's really a rollercoaster of emotions and I'd love some support and advice.
This is a followup to http://deals.woot.com/questions/details/95b27beb-cc63-4226-855a-34ce69591c8b/would-you-feel-comfortable-buying-an-engagement-ring-online#26
So I'm engaged. You may be asking “Wow, did Gemvara really prepare a ring and ship it in just 11 days?” and the answer to that is no. I never got to order the ring. Unfortunate circumstances arose. My girlfriend's mother had a heart attack last Monday and was rushed to the hospital and kept under heavy sedation.
On Wednesday, we were informed that she had little to no brain activity and there was a good chance she may not wake up. My girlfriend went for a walk to be alone with her thoughts for a bit, as I sat with her father. I was very distraught as I knew I wanted her to be at the wedding, or at the very least, be involved in the wedding process in some fashion or another. CONTINUED...