(Closed) Ruh Roh!

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper

I just found out today that my dress is in but I’m scared to pick it up for this very reason, haha.  You can do it, good luck!

Post # 4
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

You got this!

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee

That happened to me in November. I was really worried when I took it to the tailor a couple weeks ago. Fortunately, it fit perfectly! I was just careful for a month or so. Now I just have to not gain or lose any weight for the next couple months.  Good luck. You can do it!

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Spanx. A girl’s best friend :o)

Also, did you have someone else try the zip as well? It’s a lot easier for someone else to zip you in than to do it yourself, it might go on perfectly fine that way. 

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013 - Four Rivers Environmental Center

Don’t tone up your back muscles too much! Don’t want to build so much muscle that it gives the dress a reason not to zip! Ha.

I’m sure if it was just an inch you can EASILY shape up! 🙂

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Cardio! Good luck to you.

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 1999

I bought my dress from another bride and originally there was 2-3 inches of zipper that I couldn’t zip. There is honestly no better motivation to work out then seeing that dress sit in the closet knowing it didn’t fit. I started running (about 1.5 miles a day) and keeping track of my calories (livestrong.com has a great tracker,)about 3 months before the wedding and the dress zipped no problem.

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