(Closed) did you get a chance to eat?

posted 8 years ago in Food
  • poll: did you eat?

    Heck yeah

    I wish

    Ate after the reception


  • Post # 17
    2965 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I BETTER!!!! People know I love food. They joke and say I’m a big girl trapped inside a little girl’s body. Some people are stunned by how much I can eat and how little I stay.  My plan is to walk into the reception, Fiance and I have our first dance, then a dad/daughter dance, then we are seated and we eat. We are doing the toasts during dinner. The MOHs and the Bridesmaid or Best Man are getting me and FI’s plate, so I’m enjoying my meal. After we eat then we are makin our rounds to say hi to each table while they are eating (if they still are) after the toasts. Maybe they wont want to say much because they are trying to eat and wont hold long conversations so we can move on to the next table. We are only having approx 75 guests and about 8 tables maybe. This is my strategy, and I hope all works out.

    Post # 18
    5089 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We did!! We both filled our plates from the stations, sat down, and ate. It was soooo good.

    Post # 19
    2580 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

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    @DeathByDesign:  That’s exactly how I felt–I was so energized and I just wasn’t hungry! We took a few bites but mostly we were up and about doing our rounds and talking to guests.

    Post # 20
    11231 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I made it one of my MOH’s duties to make sure that Fiance and I get to eat. We both have to eat, actually, because we’re both pretty hypoglycemic and get pretty sick if we don’t.

    Post # 21
    10283 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    We ate our entire meals. We even got to enjoy the hor d’oeurves at cocktail hour. We weren’t going to pay a ridiculous amount of money to feed our nearest and dearest and not enjoy the food ourselves. 

    Post # 22
    4192 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

    One of the DOC’s duties will be to bring us appetizer plates during the cocktail hour- I am NOT missing out on the mac & cheese balls! Also the caterer has said they will serve Fiance & I first- they WANT us to eat. 🙂

    Post # 23
    1061 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    The adrenaline was pumping and I didn’t feel that hungry.  I had a plate of food, but I hadn’t eaten much all day and it wasn’t enough!  I wish I had eaten more, because I ended up fairly drunk at our after-party (not on purpose!) and was totally out of sorts the next day.

    Post # 25
    1618 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I ate a few bites, but I had no appetite and my dress was very tight!  My wonderful DOC brought two large tupperware containers and filled them with food for us to eat when we got back to the hotel.

    Post # 26
    2319 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I didn’t get to eat ANYTHING at all. Someone gave me a couple of bites of food but everyone wanted to shake a leg with me. I didn’t want to disappoint anyone. At some point hubby brought me a glass of water. That was it. Other than that, I was on the dance floor the ENTIRE time. I wish I had eaten. It was TASTY FOOD.

    Post # 27
    7329 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I will take a plate and leave the reception if it means getting to eat. I am a serious grouch when I’m hungry and I refuse to not eat the food I’m spending a fortune on. Thankfully my friends and family know what a B i can be when I don’t eat, so hopefully they’ll leave me alone. 🙂

    Our plan is to come into the reception, first dance (maybe parent dances) and then sit to eat.

    Post # 28
    18628 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    We didn’t get to try any of the appetizers but we were the first to go to the buffet for dinner.

    Post # 29
    1561 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I ATE ALL THE THINGS! Laughing

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