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Re: What is engagement to you?

I felt the exact same way. My SO and I have been together for 7 years and got engaged this past August. The engagement/marriage is just a formality to cement what we already have. Engagement is a stepping stone for the rest of the journey. I find I am more excited to own a home with my SO than to ac...

by kateydid05

November 9th, 2011, 6:58 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: What is engagement to you?

Replies: 35

Views: 1004
Re: INTRODUCING MYSELF :-)

liarudd|1318941204|3042630 wrote:Aw thats sweet! yay im normal lol
when are you guys getting married??


We are getting married 12/8/12 in the Riviera Maya of Mexico :bigsmile:

by kateydid05

October 18th, 2011, 6:48 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: INTRODUCING MYSELF :-)

Replies: 9

Views: 295
Re: INTRODUCING MYSELF :-)

Hello and welcome! :wavey:

I'm pretty sure you just copy and pasted my story, haha. My fiance and I just celebrated 7 years on Sunday and we recently got engaged in August. I had also said I wanted to wait until I was finished with grad school and not in any rush.

Enjoy the forum!

by kateydid05

October 18th, 2011, 5:22 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: INTRODUCING MYSELF :-)

Replies: 9

Views: 295
Re: How tall are you?

I'm 5'0" and my SO is 5'11". :bigsmile:

by kateydid05

October 4th, 2011, 10:45 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: How tall are you?

Replies: 61

Views: 1123
Re: Bridal Bootcamp anyone?

I'm still here! Just hanging steady. Been insanely busy with my good friends wedding this past weekend. I have been so busy these last few weeks I barely have time for myself. Sheesh. And between my friends wedding and preliminary planning for my own next year I need a wedding break already! haha. O...

by kateydid05

October 3rd, 2011, 4:45 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: LIW Bootcamp

Replies: 895

Views: 19880
Re: *Brides in Waiting List*

Hi there!! Can you add me to the list? We just set our wedding date: 12/8/2012 in the Riviera Maya! :bigsmile:

by kateydid05

September 22nd, 2011, 12:13 pm

Forum: Bride World Wide & Grooms Grooves

Topic: *Brides in Waiting List*

Replies: 81

Views: 2159
Re: Changing your last name

I have no idea what I am going to do. I have always been hell bent on keeping my last name especially because I do not plan on having children and it wouldn't make me any less married. One day before we got engaged I talked to my SO about this and he expressed that he would be hurt if I did not. So ...

by kateydid05

September 22nd, 2011, 12:07 pm

Forum: Bride World Wide & Grooms Grooves

Topic: Changing your last name

Replies: 35

Views: 760
Re: Old dog advice?

Upgradable, I'm so sorry you have to deal with this. My family dog, a beagle, lived to the age of 17 and towards the end had very similar issues. We made the decision that her quality of life was so poor that it wasn't fair to keep her suffering any longer. What does the vet have to say? Is there an...

by kateydid05

September 16th, 2011, 9:48 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Old dog advice?

Replies: 45

Views: 550
Re: Woop Woop Woop!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! :appl:

by kateydid05

September 15th, 2011, 4:59 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: Woop Woop Woop!

Replies: 28

Views: 1224
Re: Help Me MOVE To a New Town

I'm going to agree with everyone on the Philly suburb area! I grew up in South Philadelphia and spent some time on the "Main Line" of Havertown and I do enjoy it. You get a decent yard, safe neighborhoods (helps that I am friends with many police officers haha), and you are close to everyt...

by kateydid05

September 6th, 2011, 11:50 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: Help Me MOVE To a New Town

Replies: 87

Views: 981
Re: Bridal Bootcamp anyone?

Katey , so I joined WW and learned all about the new plan. I'm a bit skeptical, and I still don't have a full understanding of what our body needs, what is healthy, and when we get to be at-risk for health concerns, but I do like the new approach to looking at different components of food and getti...

by kateydid05

September 6th, 2011, 11:32 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: LIW Bootcamp

Replies: 895

Views: 19880
Re: How much student loan debt do you/did you have?

I'm hovering around $100K between undergrad and graduate school. Finished undergrad in 2008 and finished graduate school this past August 2011. Wish I could pay them off quicker than I'm able to do right now. Some days I get frustrated that my parents couldn't help me out but I think I value my educ...

by kateydid05

September 1st, 2011, 4:57 am

Forum: Hangout

Topic: How much student loan debt do you/did you have?

Replies: 90

Views: 1129
Re: #20 signing off!!!

Congrats Katey!! :appl: :appl: I just loved your proposal story and the ring! It's absolutely beautiful! What does the profile look like? Is it the legato or just similar? Either way it looks just perfect! :love: It's not the Legato but that was the inspiration. I wanted something a little sturdier...

by kateydid05

August 30th, 2011, 6:26 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: #20 signing off!!!

Replies: 17

Views: 723
#20 signing off!!!

Never thought I'd have this kind of update! I started on the list at #113 last June and here I am signing off at #20! I'm engaged!! I'm going to preface this by saying that unless you know the two of us, this story sounds absolutely ridiculous but it was totally "us". It happened last Satu...

by kateydid05

August 29th, 2011, 5:35 pm

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: #20 signing off!!!

Replies: 17

Views: 723
Re: Bridal Bootcamp anyone?

Checking in after vacation! I can't believe I'm done grad school. I feel like I need a hobby to occupy my time now. I got all my grades and it looks like I graduated with a 4.0 GPA! Very proud of myself for that considering I worked full time as well. I haven't weighed myself yet since coming home f...

by kateydid05

August 29th, 2011, 5:15 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: LIW Bootcamp

Replies: 895

Views: 19880
Re: *~*~*~*~The Ladies in Waiting List~*~*~*~*

#20 signing off! Take me off the list please, i'm ENGAGED! Story and pics to come! :bigsmile:

by kateydid05

August 28th, 2011, 9:00 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: *~*~*~*~The Ladies in Waiting List~*~*~*~*

Replies: 295

Views: 8450
Re: *Ring Preferences 2011 Edition*

1) Do you know what kind of engagement ring you want? Diamond (or other stone), size, shape, metal type, side stones vs. solitaire, etc.? --I am in love with the Legato sleek line solitaire from WF. I don't have a preference as to white gold or platinum--just no yellow gold! As for stone shape, I'm ...

by kateydid05

August 15th, 2011, 10:01 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: *Ring Preferences 2011 Edition*

Replies: 34

Views: 3684
Re: Bridal Bootcamp anyone?

Unlucky good luck on your exam!! I am staying steady over here. I finish grad school on Friday. Have barely been able to get to the gym because I'm just so busy but it's all coming to an end!! Definitely looking forward to some free time. On Saturday I go on vacation for a week. Little nervous becau...

by kateydid05

August 15th, 2011, 4:49 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: LIW Bootcamp

Replies: 895

Views: 19880
Re: Bridal Bootcamp anyone?

I've been doing WW Online as well and I like that option better than going to the meetings. I have been working fulltime and for the last two years have been doing grad school so I barely had any time for myself. The online tracker is really cool as long as you don't cheat yourself and "forget&...

by kateydid05

August 2nd, 2011, 10:38 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: LIW Bootcamp

Replies: 895

Views: 19880
Re: Bridal Bootcamp anyone?

Welcome Cupcake!! We're definitely a good group of cheerleaders over here and absolutely without judgment! I had a lot of success on Weight Watchers and I'm currently on maintenance. Do you plan on doing any type of program or old fashioned tried and true healthy diet and exercise? What really has m...

by kateydid05

August 2nd, 2011, 9:46 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: LIW Bootcamp

Replies: 895

Views: 19880
Re: *~*~*~*~The Ladies in Waiting List~*~*~*~*

Congratulations!!! Can't wait to hear the story and see some pics!!!! :bigsmile:

by kateydid05

August 1st, 2011, 9:17 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: *~*~*~*~The Ladies in Waiting List~*~*~*~*

Replies: 295

Views: 8450
Re: Bridal Bootcamp anyone?

Yes! I'm here! Been quiet lately--grad school finishes in 27 days so I've been swamped with finishing everything up. I have my comprehensive exams starting tomorrow and then submitting my thesis after that. Needless to say I'm a little overwhelmed! I'm staying steady. Weighed in at 117 this morning....

by kateydid05

July 24th, 2011, 9:59 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: LIW Bootcamp

Replies: 895

Views: 19880
Re: Women bringing up grandchildren with their adult childre

My parents never bring it up. My boyfriends mother brings it up occasionally and we aren't even engaged. My friends that are slightly older bring it up all the time. My one friend (I'm 26 and she is 37) just assumes I'm having children regardless what I say (I have no intentions of having children a...

by kateydid05

July 20th, 2011, 9:43 am

Forum: Family, Home & Health

Topic: Women bringing up grandchildren with their adult children

Replies: 35

Views: 655
Re: Time for another update thread!

No real updates for me. Finishing my master's in 38 days (who's counting? haha) and then we're going on vacation to the Outer Banks for a week with the majority of our group of friends. In the back of my mind I am hoping for a beach proposal there, as it is one of my favorite places to be, but I hig...

by kateydid05

July 13th, 2011, 5:06 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: Time for another update thread!

Replies: 36

Views: 923
Re: Is anyone else portray themselves differently IRL?

Yup! Me! :wavey: I'm the exact same way. Only one of my friends knows that I'm getting a little anxious now. At some point through my 7 year relationship things shifted and I realized I wanted to get married but never wanted the huge shindig. Most of my other friends are bugging me about what's taki...

by kateydid05

July 12th, 2011, 4:52 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: Is anyone else portray themselves differently IRL?

Replies: 28

Views: 906
Re: Ever feel like shopping together ruins the surprise?

Personally, I think too many women have the Cinderella syndrome where they get too wrapped up in the fantasy of their prince sweeping them off their feet with a surprise proposal complete with the ring of their dreams. When you live together and your finances are already joint, why on earth would y...

by kateydid05

July 11th, 2011, 11:18 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: Ever feel like shopping together ruins the surprise?

Replies: 30

Views: 930
Re: Eeeek! I'm off the list!!

Congratulations!!! Haha I would totally curse too I'm sure. The ring is GORGEOUS! :love:

by kateydid05

July 8th, 2011, 10:27 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: Eeeek! I'm off the list!!

Replies: 14

Views: 999
Re: Ever feel like shopping together ruins the surprise?

I wish I could get my boyfriend to ring shop/buy together!! I have no idea of any plans...I just have a file saved on my computer with what I would like (he knows it's there) and I can only hope for the best. His thinking is that all of our friends were surprised with engagements to which I replied....

by kateydid05

July 8th, 2011, 5:01 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: Ever feel like shopping together ruins the surprise?

Replies: 30

Views: 930
Re: To the LIW who haven't bought a stone/ring yet....

Oh man this question hits hard. I've told my boyfriend the type of setting that I like and gave a list of stones that I would like (Asscher, RB, Cushion) and gave him free reign on anything else. We have been dating for 7 years and of all things NOW we start seriously talking about rings and everyth...

by kateydid05

July 5th, 2011, 11:26 am

Forum: Ladies in Waiting

Topic: To the LIW who haven't bought a stone/ring yet....

Replies: 9

Views: 531
Re: My Fiancee's WhiteFlash Engagement Ring

Oh man I need some more pictures of this bad boy!!! This is one of my most favorite settings.

by kateydid05

June 30th, 2011, 10:44 am

Forum: Show Me the Bling! (Rings,Earrings,Jewelry)

Topic: My Fiancee's WhiteFlash Engagement Ring

Replies: 31

Views: 2018