Yesterday, Mr. Angelfish and I were cheering on a friend who completed the Marine Corps 10k (congrats to Mrs. Treasure for completing the Marine Corps Marathon too!), and I realized I never shared how Mr. Angelfish officially proposed!
Since I have been checking items off my 30 before 30 list, I decided to complete my first half-marathon (what was I thinking?) on my birthday this past April. All morning as we traveled to downtown DC, Mr. Angelfish gave me encouragements. He kept mentioning our first date and the first time we met. I was smiling and excited, though a bit distracted as I was mentally preparing to conquer 13.1 miles. He was super sweet, and he stayed with me all the way through the start line. Then he blew me a kiss, and I was on my way! Little did I know, he had the ring in his pocket the whole time.
Mr. Angelfish later told me he thought about popping the question at the finish line, but with 15,000 women running the race, he figured it was a little too public and crowded for our tastes. Plus, as I finally came through the finish line, drenched in sweat and slightly limping, all I wanted to do was get my finisher’s necklace and find some water! Despite all of that, he told me I was the most beautiful woman to cross the finish line.
Mr. Angelfish diligently took photos of me in front of ALL the race signage.