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piggy bank

So, 6 years ago, around this time, my husband and I were probably picking up our wedding rings from the jeweler.

A little tid bit about our wedding rings is...

We bought them with our money that we had collected in our piggy bank weeks/months/years before we planned to marry.

It's sort of a funny thing but it worked for us at the time.  We both have just plain white gold bands, but they are exactly what we wanted and have been great reminders of our big day.

Sad ending to this sort of cute post.  In August, of last year... I think.  My husband was driving to our sand volleyball game and witnessed a really awful crash.  He was one of the first responders (L., not like M.) and did as much as he could, which basically ended up being keeping a woman calm while they waited on the emergency crew to arrive.

Anyway, in the midst of helping he not only lost his flips but he also lost his wedding ring.  The car crash went off the freeway and into a ditch that had a lot of standing water.  Not only that but he had lost about 40 lbs. since our wedding day which made his ring really loose and it just slide off.

So now, we're counting our pennies again to make a purchase of a new ring in the future. 


mrs.leah.maria said…
While I understand why it's sad, I still think that's an awesome story!
That's sweet...and sad but what a good hubbie!!! I hope you earn it soon. Congrats to hubs for losing 40 pounds!
Danica said…
How funny that you used piggy bank money. I love it! We use our piggy bank money for vacation. Wonder if I can convince LW to use it for a wedding ring? ;)

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