(Closed) The Literal "Blood, Sweat, and Tears" for the wedding…

posted 5 years ago in Emotional
  • poll: Have you literally put blood, sweat, and tears into your wedding?
    Yes, blood. And OUCH. : (14 votes)
    17 %
    Yes, tears. Hand me the tissues! : (35 votes)
    43 %
    Yes, sweat. Phew!! : (32 votes)
    39 %
    Nope, I have avoided all those so far! : (1 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    379 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Oh I love this! Great topic… so let’s see if i can remember it all. 

    Blood: 4.5 inch heels + dance lessons + 2 people that have never danced = ripped up toe nails. I decided I needed to not just break in my wedding shoes but also wear them to dance practice to make sure I could move in them. I lost two toe nails…

    Sweat: I was inbetween sizes when I purchansed my dress so I went with a size smaller. Then had to spend the next year trying to fit into it. 4 days a week at the gym.

    Tears: I had a break down over my soon to be hubby playing in a softball game days before the wedding. I had crazy nightmares and he just refused to sit this one out. I lost my shizz and cried like a baby over all the terrible things that could happen. 

    Post # 4
    554 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Blood- I nearly severed my pinky off while trying to remove a plate I had glue gunned to another plate for my cupcake stands with a steak knife ( smart girl) 7 stitches!

    i have burns on my fingers and a big burn on my thigh from said glue gun,

    I was drilling holes in my candleabras to hang crystals,  and drilled my thumb. ( smart girl)

    Sweat- drilling holes in candleabras. 

               Carting boxes to from home to venue. My ❤ has an office at our venue so I’m lucky to be able to store things there.

               Crunches to keep my tummy tight

    Tears- I am an emotional girl. I cry when I think of the song I’m going to walk down the aisle to, when I envision how the ballroom will look on our wedding day, when we got our marriage license a few days ago. Just about anything lovely makes me cry. 


    49 days!



    Post # 6
    1652 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Sweat = pre wedding gym!

    Tears = pre wedding stress.

    No blood lost for wedding!

    The birth of my baby however, that involved all 3!!!


    Post # 7
    46 posts
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Blood: NONE YET OMGOODNESS it sounds scary! lol. 

    Sweat: Like most, trying to slim down for the dress! “sweating for the wedding” is a shirt I MUST have! 

    Tears: Sadly, too many already! The last time was when I cried over how expensive it’ll be to have the big wedding that my fiance wants. LOL Emotional bride over here!

    Post # 9
    379 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @Sunnyday278:  True… I don’t think anyone gets away without tears


    Post # 10
    1548 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    For my its just been blood and sweat. No crying for me!

    I was accidently stabbed when they were pinning my dress, so just a teeny, tiny drop of blood and luckily it didn’t get on my dress.

    There’s definetly been plenty of sweat! I’ve been working like crazy at the gym – already down 19 lbs!

    Post # 12
    1110 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Blood: I cut my thumb while cutting peaches for jam (we are doing jam as favors)

    Sweat: Painting my mailbox/cardbox outside on one of the hottest days of the summer was a terrible idea!  I’m sure some of my sweat is mixed in with the paint as it was pouring off me that day.

    Tears: Too many too count.  Happy tears when I tried on my dress for my mom, stepmom and sister, sad/angry tears when I argued with my dad about not inviting his cousins to the wedding and overwhelmed tears when I stayed up late working on the invitations and just lost it.

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