Post # 17
I was pretty okay. I didn’t have bridesmaid issues, though we did have groomsman issues, which were sorted and ceased to be my problem (unless they did not get sorted, in which case, I would handle it, which NO ONE wanted). My DIY was all done the weekend before the wedding, except the couple of small things that I stupidly missed (oops) and didn’t find out until the day before (haha major oops). We’d taken care of any other issues as soon as they popped up (DH’s stepmom wanting us to last-minute invite relatives of hers whom we don’t know, DH’s SIL wanting us to invite her parents, etc.). I WAS worried about the DJ, as I knew that I should have been, but my bridesmaids took care of that.
Post # 18
The last two weeks before our wedding I either felt stressed in a managed way or completely flat. I remember looking at my Fiance and being like why am I not excited??I was just a week ago..There was just so much to do, my mom was calling constantly, and vendors were e-mailing me left and right. Honestly, there was just too much to do to get excited.
I didn’t start feeling good until all the items that we had to drop off at our venue were done. Honestly, the moment I cleaned our house and it didnt look like a wedding disaster anymore, I FELT SO MUCH BETTER! Once everything was out of our house and we went to the venue to drop it off, I was so ready to go 🙂 The last 2 weeks are the worst, but SO worth it in the end!!! Enjoy it all!
Post # 19
I voted for
- Stressed about Everything
- wondering where time went and why there is So Much Left
- Loving Fiance for loving me though I may or may not be crazy
- So happy I have my girlfriends/ bridesmaids on my team
- kinda nervous, but overall okay
- Walking on Cloud 9! I am so happy and can’t wait!
Maybe a bit conflicting, but that’s what I was feeling!I knew there was still a ton of stuff that needed to get done but I was super excited. Not upset with anyone (except maybe myself for not having more DIY done earlY) and certainly not wanting to elope or “get things over with”. I really, honestly, enjoyed the whole weekend more than I could have imagined.
Post # 20
10 days out I had some stresses because people really get stupid around wedding times… I made up my mind early that I was not going to worry about a bunch of small stuff because none of it matters. I will say this.. don’t sweat the small stuff becuase there will be some hiccups your wedding day.. now if you have good people around you, most of it you won’t even know until after the wedding becuase those folks will stand in the gap and take care of it.
don’t stress, try to relax and enjoy the process…
Post # 21
I am three weeks out but I’m going bonkers. Literally BONKERS! There are so many things to do! I have a midterm this coming Tuesday, getting another to take home next Thursday, there’s a Halloween party, I have ANOTHER midterm the following Wednesday, have a project due that Thursday, and Nov 1 & 2 is bachelor/bachelorette so everything that has to be done has to be done by the 30th. ARRRRRRGH!
Also, not that I’m complaining, but now it’s back to work for the govt (me), so no more free days to get a leg up on homework/wedding.
*hugs* Stress is no fun!!!
Post # 22
- Wedding: October 2013 - Tybee Island, GA
9 days to go; and i’m ready for it to be OVER with!
lol. i’m ready for the “so are you ready?” “how many more days” “do you have everything down packed” to be OVER with! I’m tired of family asking questions; and thinking my wedding is supposed to be a grand feast for them!
I’m just ready to be married to the man od my dreams, going on a week vacation away from work AND family!!!
I’m just gonna miss my two adorable Furbabies!
lol… needless to say 9 days came WAY to fast.
Post # 23
i flew back to my city 10 days out. i planned everything from another country so this was the time that i had to put everything into play.
i was very much in control of every detail and my days up to the wedding were perfectly organized and scheduled of what needed to be done. actually there wasn’t a lot. the only thing that threw me off was an additional dress alteration. i had been ill and lost 15lbs. the seamstress had to take my bust and waist in by at least one size. oops.
other than that, it ran like clockwork.
i would say i was very calm and organized. full control.
Post # 24
Ohmygoodnes!!! you are a lucky girl!!!
I LOVE planning, but have been finding it hard to do so when my family likes to roll with last minute thinking like for instancce I can’t figure out my tables, because 9 days from the wedding and they still havet told some of their friends they are invited but want these people near the head table. My parents are paying for it so as frustrated as this makes me, fine…
I have very very little help. Actually, scratch that, I have a planner. SHe is not a full planner, I plan things but then she coordinates the people involved. She’s amazing.
But as for actually doing things, it’s just me..
1. Parents are procrastinators and going out of town this weekend, the last wknd before the wedding
2. Fiance keeps telling me I have a lot more time bc I’m only working part time right now… so he has not been super helpfuk
3. I have 5 bridesmaids, 2 are out of the state (1 of those is a 12yro jr bm), 1 is out of the country, 1 is in my city but has not attended a wedding since she was littele (shes 22), and my man of honor is a dude and not as familiar with things. Basically, other than putting up with my vents, they are not helping.
I wish I had people to helo me…
Post # 25
AMEN sister! have y ou seen the thread “What not to say to a bride” or soemthing like that? echoes your feelings exactly
Post # 26
- Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry
Ha ha, this post made me laugh because 9 days before was when I had my mini-meltdown, sobbing at DH, “All I asked you to do was get a haircut!!!” (I wanted it done 2 weeks before, so that the grow-out would be good/he wouldn’t have tan-lines)
It seems to be a bridal rite of passage… hang it there, it’s worth it! 🙂
Post # 27
- Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry
Actually, maybe “hang in there” isn’t the best advice. How about “have a glass of wine tonight,” instead?
Post # 28
Oh thank goodness! I feel so overwhelmed! everyone around me is like ‘relax” and I want to shout, “relax?!?! Are you going to finish my diy projects?!?!”
Post # 29
Stressed about everything, mad at Fiance, fighting with in-laws (new!). Last minute menu changes? (QUICK ORDER A NEW CUSTOM MENU 2 DAYS BEFORE THE WEDDING, THAT’S EASY, RIGHT?) Rain forecasted? Family drama. Got a cold. Never had a bachelorette party or bridal shower. (FU bridal party). I was so damn sick the whole week of the wedding, everything was torture.
Post # 30
Surprisingly, I was pretty calm 10 days out, and I realized it when my mom was like this is the clamest I have seen you the entire time we have been planning. The closer it got the calmer I got, which is odd for me, lol I was really only stressed about my in laws as my Mother-In-Law was trying to find out everything going on that I wanted to be a surprise, and the bestman lying to me about a few things but other then that cool as could be.
Post # 31
I am only stressed because we are slightly over on our venue and the venue co-ordinator is not happy. We are 3 over the max. I am putting 11 at 2 tables that have little kids so they will probably be seated on their parents laps anyways. The other table that has 11 is 2 guys invited as singles who are bringing a date. Oh well, you want to bring a date you can be crammed in! I was even more stressed because we were even more over but a few people have had to cancel due to illnness. I feel bad, I didn’t want people not to come becasue they were ill! I think there will probably be at least a few no shows day of so it will work out. but that has been my biggest stressor.