(Closed) When was your "Holy crap, this is REAL!" moment?

posted 4 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
2567 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Pretty much everything in the past few weeks since we are nearing the 100 day mark.  I’m totally one of those who was bragging she was way ahead of the game and now feel like I’m behind! LOL

Post # 4
5982 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

@icanhearyousmile:  Since we got engaged and married in less than two months, there wasn’t a lot of time to dwell on things, but I remember running into the Brick Wall of Grown Up Shit when we went to get our marriage license…shit was real after we picked that thing up.

Post # 5
8475 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Mine was the day after my shower. I was in tears having such a breakdown. (I don’t handle change well.)

Post # 6
240 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Mine was yesterday morning, about 0645 when my OOT friend said that she was totally able to come and was looking at hotels. Suddenly I was in full panic mode. FI talked me down but I was like HOLY SUGAR WE GET MARRIED NEXT MONTH!

Post # 7
6137 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

Mine was getting my dress altered. I left the seamstress’s house and driving home *BAM* it hit me. I was like “holy shit this is real!” haha

Post # 10
2691 posts
Sugar bee

I work in software and we released a new product update earlier in the summer.  I do a lot of testing and we often need to make accounts with fake names/email addresses to run tests.  I was running into a wall figuring out hilarious names to use, so I decided “Hey, I’m just going to use my married name on this testing account”.  When I saw an account and email bearing my future name, it hit me.  My coworkers continue to make fun of me because this happened several months into being engaged, well after I had started booking vendors and various DIY projects.

Post # 11
11270 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Ours occurred about two weeks prior to our wedding, after we met with our photographer at our venue.  After our meeting, we came outside to the parking lot to go our separate ways (my DH lived several hours away from me, in another state, and our venue was semi-destination for both of us), and it really hit us that, in two weeks, we would be standing on the terrace (which we could see a bit from where we were standing) for our own wedding.  It was a surreal moment for both of us.

Post # 12
210 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

i have been having those forbthe past couple weeks. I hit the 100 day mark tomorrow and I feel like I have absolutely nothing done! Had my first wedding nightmare last night (it was the day of tge wedding and nothing was done….iy was horrible!). I woke up at 530 and started working on wedding invites!



Post # 14
2775 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

Dropping the invitations in the mail!

Post # 15
1246 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Nona99:  ours was picking up our marriage license as well. 

Post # 16
1549 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Mine wasn’t until I was standing in the Bridal suite with my dress on alone (finally)… and I heard the Song “I’m in love with the Girl” by Luke Bryan start to play that all the Guys were walking down the aisle to.

It finally hit me… Holy crap this is it, i’m really getting married. Then I got to leave the room and my Dad was standing there waiting for me. I lost it before i even walked down the aisle. 

Planning to me was just a list of projects, it was stressful.

Although my dress fitting did it for me a little too. but it really didn’t HIT me until day of.

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