Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Wedding Mode

Yesterday was my last day of work until June 1st! I was basically running around like a crazy person trying to get as much done as I could before I left. Unfortunately my clients of course decided to wait until the last minute to give me everything I needed so to say I was stressed trying to finish everything is an understatement. I was so in the zone I completely missed my coworkers sneaking a cake into the conference room to surprise me with as a congratulations on the wedding!

Work had been a big part of my overall stress level so now that I don't have to worry about that anymore I can just be fully in wedding mode and enjoy these last few days.

After I finally left work I headed to my coordinator Kathy's house to drop off all my wedding stuff and go over the plan for the decor and timelime. She's going to organize everything and break up the tasks between her and the other two ladies that are helping.

I feel better about the weather situation, even though every site I check is completely different from the other but so far the worst forecast is predicting a 30%chance of a few showers which isn't horrible. Other sites are saying 0% chance so I guess all the anti rain dances are starting to work! However, I've actually gotten more at ease with the prospect of potentially having the wedding inside. We've bought a TON of candles so the inside will be full of soft candlelight and very romantic feeling which makes me happy.

As for the hair, it still hasn't really faded but the color is growing on me (no pun intended) and I found a new clip in hair piece that matches my color and is actually much better than the other hair piece I have. This will give me a LOT of extra body and curls so I'm happy with my hair now.

On tap for the next few days include:
Getting my eyebrows done
Meeting with our photographers for a last meeting
Re-confirming with all my vendors
Wrapping the bridal part gifts
Getting my nails done
Start packing for the honeymoon
Clean the house
Try to bribe someone to take us to the airport Monday morning at 4am (any volunteers??)

I feel in a good place right now. I still have some nerves, mainly about everyone getting to where they need to be on time and everything running smoothly but I've done about as much as I can so I just need to let go and enjoy the process.

The next few days will be intense but I'm really excited!


Born to be Mrs. Beever said...

Don't worry about everyone getting to places on time...there is nothing you can do to control that! One of our GM missed our rehearsal entirely because of a huge stupid mistake at the airport (his fault - recap to come)!

I was totally stressed at work, too and couldn't wait to get out of there...congrats on the freedom! You'll love it.

Advice for your meeting with your photog - I don't care how anal or controlling you think it is, make a list of the must have shots you want on your wedding day with specific groups of people. I thought I made this clear to my photog and didn't give him a list and am kicking myself about the pictures we *didn't* get! :(

You can *NEVER* be too organized or on top of things - ever! If it falls apart, so what, but at least you made sure you communicated what you wanted to. :)

Summer {Bisfor...} said...

the pre wedding jitters.

all will be ok. something always goes wrong but you never really know until later on and honestly, it's never a big deal.

don't go worrying your pretty little self and get hives like me the week before my wedding! HELLO!


bananas. said...

OMG i can't believe you're gonna be married this time next week! crazy!!! i feel like i've been on this entire wedding planning journey with you. i can't wait to "see" you walk down the aisle.

just know that i'll be thinking about you on your special day. you're going to look gorgeous my dear.

Nicole-Lynn said...

SO exciting! Everything is going to work out wonderfully.

KLaw said...

You are almost there! I am so excited for you! Wishing I could be there to help in person. Call on me if I can help from afar!

LauraLou said...

You're getting so close! I'm so excited for you!!

Annie said...

the big day is coming so quick!!
i can not wait to see photos!! you are going to be a gorgeous bride hun!
very nice that you are done with work for a while now! :) stay calm and enjoy it all sweets!!

Bicoastal Bride said...

I’m glad you can focus on the wedding and not think about work! I’m in the same boat, trying to wrap everything up before my last day next Thursday. And I’m glad you’re feeling better about the hair situation, too. Relax, enjoy these last few days, and take it all in. Everything will come together for you – promise! :)

Larysse Tavares said...

So excited dear! And you, please, try to enjoy everything as much as you can and relax a little bit =)

I know everything will be okay :)

Best wishes ALWAYS!

Salt said...

OMG. I cannot believe that you are only 3 days away!!! This is so exciting!!! I cannot wait to see your pictures!

And I definitely agree with the other ladies. As difficult as it may seem, try to relax and enjoy every little bit of it! The few days leading up to my wedding were some of my favorite EVER and I hope they are for you too!

Anonymous said...

How exciting! Enjoy these last few days!

Chocolate Lover said...

Only 3 days to go! Must be so relived that you are done with work! Try enjoy as much of it as you can!

Alicia said...

WOO!! only 3 days away!! that's so exciting!! i was getting hyped up just reading about it!! enjoy these next few days and the craziness that ensues!

Jenni said...

Oh my goodnes, can you believe its finally here!!! I am getting knots in my stomach from thinking about your wedding...goodness, i'm going to be a wreck when it comes to my own!
I am so hapy for you and so excited about the new weather situation! :) You are going to be such a gorgeous bride!!!!

Jen said...

Everything is coming together: you're done with work and that stress, the weather is improving, you're digging your new hair and worked out the hair piece, and you seem like you're getting into the "enjoy the moment" mode. Stay there. Stay in the moment and let go. You're right, you've done all you can, now just go with the flow and be happy.

I can't believe it's almost here! I'm so excited for the two of you to have a wonderful weekend, and an even more wonderful honeymoon!

Mrs T said...

Enjoy the last part of being a finace. It flys past!

I'm with Stacey about the photographer list - biggest post wedding irk is pictures we don't have.

Take a breath and soak it all in. So excited for you x

Kristin said...

SO excited for you lady. Enjoy these last few days and try to take it all in!