Post # 1
We are one month out from the wedding and the reality of the whole thing is setting in. I am not nervous at all about marrying my fiancé, I actually can’t wait. However, lately the excitement has been taken over with stress. We are doing a mostly DIY reception which has proved to be a lot of work. I have had help and plenty of offers but all these last minute things are really things only my mom and I can handle….phone calls clarifications etc. Anyhoooo
i feel like instead of being excited I am just all worried, stressed out!!! Anyone else go through this! I want to let go of the stress and just enjoy it but that’s hard to do with so much to do!
Post # 3
I’m right there with you, except I’m 2 months out. My to-do list is growing, not shrinking 🙁
Post # 4
@luverly7: I’m in the exact same boat as you. 2 months out (58 days as of midnight) and I find that my checklist is just stagnant, if not growing, at this point.
And I find myself worrying about the tiny, insignificant details right now. Should I go with chair covers even though I originally didn’t want them? Will the colors I chose look right? Will the ceremony and reception look boring with a lack of decorations? Will guests have a good time? What favors should we get? Literally, my mind is constantly overflowing with questions. My appetite and sleep have most recently taken a hit due to my stress.
I love how wedding magazines and websites make wedding planning out to be the best time of your life, and then you’re actually doing it and it’s like “DUDEEEEE WTF.” At least for me anyway haha.
Post # 5
I’m glad I’m not alone on this. My to do list grows by the day and I’m having second thoughts about everything. Will everything go together, how many people are going to show up, did the colors I choose match with everything I’ve gotten and done so far, did I pick the right favors, food, decorations? Ugh, it’s so stressful getting things done, all by myself, I have no close relatives or friends that can help out, I have 2 kids and run a business! I feel like I’m behind on everything that needs to get done and don’t have enough hours in the day to do them. And what sucks the most is I own a party rental / planning business and i am having the most trouble with my own wedding! End vent!
Post # 6
I had another wedding nightmare last night that basivally nothing was organised. I am so with you, the only thing I’m not worried about is who I’m marrying.
Post # 7
Oh yeah me too, I am so excited to be married to my FI, but I feel like my to-do list is never ending. Just when I can cross something off I remember two things to add.
Post # 8
- Wedding: September 2013 - Ontario, Canada
I’m also a month out and though I don’t feel stressed most of the time (I am a planner by heart and hate leaving things to last minute so everything apart from some small details are done) I still get pangs of stress about having the things that I so have left and that I cannot get done yet and I have a lot of wedding dream/nightmares as well, like almost every night.
I think in some ways I have reached the point where “whatever will be, will be” now. I have spent almost 2 years planning this day and I know it’s going to be amazing. Anything that goes wrong will be out of my hands,
I would reccommend just focussing on a few “must have” things at a time. I have put to do lists in my phone of things I need to do today, tomorrow, this wekeend etc and that way it’s not as overwhelming. I get stressed looking at a list with 20 things on it, if it’s just “today I need to do these 4 things” it’s much easier to manage.