(Closed) Engagement Insomnia anyone?

posted 9 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
1573 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Maybe once you start planning and things are more concrete, you’re “what-ifs” will slowly go away.  

I don’t suffer from that…sorry. Once my head hits the pillow, I’m out. It could quite possibly be my favorite part of the day.

Post # 4
173 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

well i havnt even been asked but .are u sure u really wanna get married or even to him.the fact that things are getting serious might be freakng u out.think about it

Post # 5
2201 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I get it every so often. Last night linens were keeping me awake (why do they have to be so expensive?!?). Then I had a dream that I wore “business casual” for my wedding. It was a rough sleep night.

So, for me it’s totally normal. When I’m stressed or have lots on my mind sleep is hard to come by. I can only expect that it will get worse before it gets better.

Post # 6
972 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Omgosh, sounds like me!!! I went through that when I first got engaged too about a year ago and it last for a few months actually.  I was nervous and scared and didnt really think I could pull off the whole wedding planning by myself, but now im 5 mnths away and im so grateful the Fiance is so helpful with the planning.  Alot has happened along the way, with my sister dropping out of being Maid/Matron of Honor through email and brother being unsupportive, blah blah blah, but when I think of how exciting our wedding day will be, it gives me something to look forward to, especially lying in the hot sun in Jamaica too! I think its pretty normal, I mean, we are experiencing something we’ve never experienced before in our lives, so as humans we are going to get anxious and scared, try reading a book before bed time, that usually helps for me

Post # 7
967 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

oooooh yes. I slept terribly for the first month I was engaged. I think that’s when everyone’s asking you a million questions about the wedding and for me, I was kind of panicking, thinking “Am I supposed to know all this STUFF!?”. (I was also really stressed with other things at the time, too, though). My biggest advice for you is not to worry if you’re not sleeping. If you’re not sleeping, get up. Get out of bed, go make a list, do something. The longer we spend in bed fretting about how we’re not sleeping, the worse the problem gets. And if you really need help, don’t hesitate to talk to your doctor!! Check out the thread I started, if you search INSOMNIA, the thread is called Insomnia – Who else suffers? Thankfully my insomnia is gone (whew) and I think a lot of that comes from realizing that planning is stressful, sure, but I am more adjusted to being engaged and now I am EXCITED!! If you need to talk feel free to message me anytime!! Good luck!

Post # 8
1602 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

haha i’m not even engaged and i have that. even just talking about my maybe one day wedding with my bf and i like in bed until all hours of the morning just dreaming of everything, and making sure everything is perfect.

maybe take something to sleep for now until you start to get into the swing of things?

Post # 10
10218 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

that’s crazy exciting!!! i cant wait to send ours!!!

Post # 11
1641 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Yes!  I have been waking up in the middle of the night and my mind then starts racing about wedding plans! I thought I was the only one!

Post # 13
7173 posts
Busy Beekeeper

How long have you been engaged?  I couldn’t sleep well for a couple months post-engagement… and let’s not even talk about the crazy dreams that followed.  Welcome to the club!! 🙂

Post # 14
1569 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

All of the times I’ve had insomnia in the last six months have been because I couldn’t stop thinking about wedding plans. Some of my best ideas have come in a state of near-sleep!

Post # 15
25 posts

You’re not the only one. Happened to me just last week when my mom called me just before bedtime and asked me a bunch of questions about all the little details of the wedding that we haven’t gotten around to yet…. as well as making unreasonably demands. Sometimes, I just want to elope.

Post # 16
603 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

haha Im not engaged yet but I get this every once in a while where Im on WB, googling venues, shoes,colors, dresses, ugh its so much fun but then I just lay in bed thinking about everything! So ridic 🙂

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