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Shawn Johnson is getting married! And it sounds like the Olympic gold medalist is soaking up her last few days as a single gal as she gets ready to walk down the aisle this weekend. Johnson is prepping to say "I do" to her longtime love, NFL player Andrew East, in a Nashville, Tennessee wedding that is sure to be stunning.
"We're going to start distancing ourselves from one another before the wedding but we want to go on one last date night as boyfriend and girlfriend to build the excitement for this weekend," Johnson told People. We're totally stealing this idea of one last date night before you're husband and wife — we hope the Dancing With the Stars champ doesn't mind!
The pro athlete is even sharing her almost-a-Mrs. journey with her Instagram followers, posting a cute photo Friday of her and what we can only assume is her bridal party prepping for the big day with a ceremony rehearsal. "It's rehearsal day!!! Here we go ladies!!! #broandbug #weddingweekend," she captioned the cute group photo (below).
The bride-to-be also posted a cute snap of her picking up her (again, totally assuming!) wedding dress. "Guess what I just picked up," she captioned the photo of her holding up an enormous white garment bag — you know, the kind they put wedding dresses in!
As an Olympic gymnast, Johnson has preformed under tons of high-pressure circumstances and in front of millions of people so she's probably totally calm about walking down the aisle, right? According to the athlete, she's anything but. "This is strange but I'm a very shy person in front of crowds, so the whole idea of everybody being there for just Andrew and me, and everybody staring at us makes me really nervous," She said. "And I'm not a really girly-girl and I'll have on this beautiful dress and it's out of my comfort zone."
On top of being nervous about having all eyes on her, she's got a million and one other little details to smooth out too before she can really enjoy being a bride. "I'm feeling a little overwhelmed because you never realize how many small details crop up so close to the wedding," she said. "Seating arrangements, trying to find ceremony music, picking up favor bags, writing cards."
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Although she has a little to-do list and some pre-wedding jitters the Dancing With the Stars champion's nerves are strictly planning related. When it comes to East, she knows he's the one. "Everything is right about him!" she told the magazine. "The more I wasn't trying to impress him by being that celebrity girl or Olympic gymnast, but was just my weird, awkward self, the more he loved me. And it just became more and more comfortable."