(Closed) Wedding checklists make me nauseous

posted 7 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
3167 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

lol you’re saying this as i’m updating mine. i marked so many things off of my August checklist but I keep adding new things to my September one and the lump in my throat is growing!

Post # 4
1036 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I am exatly the opposite, but I am a to-do list maker in life in general.  My favorite part about my wedding planning binder is the 15 page checklist in the front.  I love checking off the boxes!  It also really does help to keep me organized, and I think make a weekly to-do list on my board at home from the big to-do list in my planning book.  I am not sure where I would be right now without it.

Post # 5
630 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

i know i’m just scrolling down and scrolling down and the list keeps going of things we have yet to do!

Post # 6
1326 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Tre Bella, Mesa, AZ

LOL. It’ll come together slowly and you’ll feel better. I went through a similar checklist on mywedding, and after I had reviewed budget and what I wanted, I basically stopped looking at it until I had done so much, I couldn’t remember what was left (just the little things, basically). 😉 If you’re not a list-maker, I’d turn off those notifications. That kind of thing gives me anxiety.

Post # 7
602 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Me too! I know I have things under control (I’d better, I’ve only got 32 days!), but my God those checklists make me uncomfortable sometimes.

Post # 8
1766 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Those checklists stressed me out to no end when I planned our wedding.  I found one where I could delete items that did not apply, and once I got rid of such things as “start rigorous workout routine” and “buy wedding magazine and drool over dresses”, the list got much smaller and I felt much better.

Also, they made me feel like I should have booked certain vendors 5 years in advance and that I was waaaaay behind. But everything turned out just fine.

Post # 9
7312 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

Start checking off ish that you have no intention of doing. It feels good! “Book transportation”…. eh, no thanks. “Remind groomsmen to get fitted” for the 8th time…. they are big boys and I trust them to be all over that. “Select outfit for the flower girl”…. thanks, but we’re not having one of those.

Post # 10
4771 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

yes especially 4 days before your wedding *gulp*

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