Finding out you're pregnant can be one of the most wonderful, albeit scary, moments of your life. And when you're almost certain you can't naturally conceive with your partner? It becomes an even more monumental moment if/when the day comes. So when Todd Krieg, who has been paralyzed from the chest down after a dirt bike incident in 2014, found out his girlfriend Amanda Diesen was expecting, he naturally had to break the news in the most epic way possible.
The couple (who actually applied for our Brides Live Wedding contest!) ended up hiring a professional photographer, Kayla Duffin, to go along with their hilarious announcement, which included three little words written in chalk: "It still works!" In the photo, Krieg giggles while Diesen covers her face in a I-can't-believe-we're-actually-doing-this fashion. But that's not the only thing she couldn't believe was happening—Krieg actually ended up proposing to her right on the spot!
"It was great, we're so goofy, and we wanted something to portray our relationship," Diesen told PEOPLE. "I had looked a ton on Pinterest, but there aren't a lot of ideas for those in a wheelchair. I stumbled across one where a dad was holding a sign that said 'I did that,' so it gave me the idea to write, 'It still works.' "
Unexpectedly for both of them, the photo took off on the Web. On Reddit it has since received more than two million views. "We are so shocked," Diesen said. "We're thankful for the comments being mostly positive and for all the love and support we have received."
The fiancés met back in September 2015 when Diesen was working as a recovery specialist at a paralysis center in Carlsbad, California, according to PEOPLE. Krieg actually ended up attending Project Walk while Diesen was working, and well, the rest is history. "I was first drawn to Todd's good looks! I thought he was a total babe," she told the celebrity news site. "I'm also drawn to his sense of humor, and ability to put on a happy face despite the struggles and huge life-changing event he has endured."
She added: "He's in physical and mental pain every single day from being paralyzed. It bothers him that I have to help a bit more with things because they're typically easier for me, like changing the bed sheets or taking out the trash. He's capable of these things, it just takes me less than half the time to complete them…Love is sacrifice and selflessness, and I'm thankful Todd has shown me that."
On February 14, the couple revealed what sex their baby is: a boy!