Are You Losing Weight Before Your Big Day?

posted 2 years ago in Beauty
Post # 16
44 posts
  • Wedding: June 2018

Definitely losing weight for my wedding in June. I workout 5 times a week and drink a meal replacement shake twice a day. I’m giving up meat for lent so that’ll help me lose more weight too. My dress fits except it needs to be taken in at the top. 

Post # 17
1484 posts
Bumble bee

I don’t actually weigh myself so I don’t know my number but I am trying to lose weight for the wedding as well. I’ve been working out 3 days a week now and just eating healthy fresh things. Adding probiotics as well. When I’m three months out I’m going to eat 100% organic as well. 

Post # 18
1183 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2018 - -

I’m 5′ 0″ and am 107 . . . guess I’m just fat. Lol

I don’t have a wedding date, but I know I’ll want to be around 103-104.

Post # 19
493 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I tried to dieting 6m before the day because my dress doesn’t fit by eating only chicken breast and brocoli, and….. nothing!!! Then I gave up (that diet doesn’t work well with my sanity lol) and tried eating half portion instead and it works like a charm!!! Only need to lose about 12lbs though.

Post # 20
82 posts
Worker bee

I was in the 140s when I met my Fiance. After going through our “happy” phase, I gained about 25lbs. I then broke my ankle and had surgery which added another 15lbs. I’m hoping with enough low carb dieting and working with a personal trainer (start next week) that I can get somewhere close to that goal. It may be wishful thinking….


Guzzling a bunch of water helps me too! And it’s done wonders for clearing up my skin 🙂

Post # 21
9759 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

I am 164cm (5’4″) and 94.5kg (204lbs). The wedding will be April 2019. Ideally I would like to get down to 65kg (143lbs). I have tried several times but the wedding and finally moving forward with planning is a great motivator. I want to feel good and look good for the wedding but also for my health. I don’t want to be one of those brides that lose all this weight for the wedding but pile it all (and more) back on afterwards!

I have diabetes but I also have a junk food addiction which makes it almost impossible it feels like sometimes. I am aiming to cut carbs (which have the biggest addictive qualities) a fair bit. I had eggs for breakfast yesterday and yoghurt this morning. So progress I guess.

Good on you bees!

Post # 22
1012 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

When Darling Husband and I got engaged we both started working out, I did the gym and he did CrossFit…I later switched to CrossFit and we worked out 3-5 times a week for 9 months! I gained muscle and lost fat but I was so much happier with my flabby arms. I had started around the same weight as you 140ish but my BMI was 32% and think I got down to 128lbs which I was happy with…especially when people no longer said I looked like I had just had a baby (no kids)…end result wasn’t perfect because I love food but it was way better than where I started lol 

Losing weight is so doable but found it was easier once hubby and I started it together 


Post # 23
367 posts
Helper bee

I want to be more toned/stronger. I’m 5’6 and 119. I eat healthy and well – sometimes I feel like I eat more than my Fiance … I could not handle meal replacement shakes!! I need food haha. We workout together weekly and apart a few times/week. I want to get more muscle and be in great shape before TTC 🙂

Post # 24
5774 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: July 2018


diamondbeez :  You are pretty much my exact height and also have the same ideal weight!  I’m around 98 now and although 2/3lbs really isn’t much it’s just enough at my height to make it pay off when I’ve been working out. My wedding isn’t until next May but I want to look as good as possible for dress shopping so I have a true idea of how everything will look. I was originally thinking I wanted an A line but the more I thinks about it I think I’ll have to go with something more fitted. How did you get on dress shopping?

Post # 25
4655 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

BEEelegant :  

I started at about 155 and nearly 10lb down. Aiming for 130 but would be happy with 135. 5’5″.

Post # 26
611 posts
Busy bee

zzar45 :  hi bee! I started my dress shopping already to get an idea on what I like and I actually like a fuller skirt. I can’t do a mermaid silhouette as well I think because of my height ( the mermaid will flare out too low and be too short) so I have actually been leaning towards ball gowns and larger skirts. Here are my favs so far!

Post # 27
236 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

What is your goal: 125-135 (whatever is more manageable). I started night shift over a year ago so I gained over 25+ pounds. So I’m focusing on getting that off.

Your wedding month: October 2018

How you are getting there: Doing a beachbody work out at home to help decrease cost of a gym (so we can gather other items for the wedding). I’m doing clean eating and trying to eat 3-5 times a day. I work out 5-6 days a week with this program. This includes meal replacement shakes one time a day.

Post # 28
5774 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: July 2018

diamondbeez :  Those ball gowns look amazing on you, particularly the second option.  Yay, you’ve given me hope that massive skirts don’t have to swamp tiny people. 

Post # 29
213 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2018 - England

I have lost 36 pounds so far! 6 more pounds left! I get married June this year. 🙂 I have been following weight watchers which I’ve got to say has been great! 

Post # 30
219 posts
Helper bee

For the first time in my life, I’m not trying to lose weight, and it is a beautiful thing.

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