7.17.2012

Operation Bridal Mode

I am a lover of perpetual change. 

Why else would my longest time at any one job be one year? 
Or why did I decide to move to the city, go to grad school and get engaged within a month? 
Or why did I begin a new job and plan to move yet again within two months of getting married?! 

Variety is the spice of life. 
And I, my friends, am anything but bland. 

I think I have this underlying fear of complacency and monotony. 
And I think it's why I've always been so terrified by the thought of marriage. 
ONE person for the rest of my life? 
Putting down roots? 
Being ordinary? 
Ahhh!

But that's a whole other can of worms. 

The moral of this story is I have officially gone into Operation Bridal Mode 
And will likely be stressed to the max for the next few weeks. 
But I've made my peace with it. 
I think there's a weird part of me that functions really well under pressure. 
I always waited until the last possible minute in college to start writing my papers
...and you know what? 

I rocked them all. 

Without stress, I think I'd be really bored. 
Needless to say, there is quite a bit separating me from boredom until September 2nd!

To-Do:

♥ Finding and buying the groom and groomsmen's attire ♥ 

♥ Buying our wedding rings ♥ 

♥ Finishing my flower girls' tutus ♥

♥ Making final payments to our photographer and Pastor ♥ 

♥ Getting Chuck's passport and our marriage license ♥

But with all that is left to do, 
I've also managed to get lots accomplished the past couple days, 
including...

♥ Making my Daddy's hotel reservation ♥ 

♥ Sending out my bridal shower Thank You cards ♥

♥ Picking out a cupcake stand with my Mommy ♥ 

♥ Picking out the fabric to cover up our ceremony straw bales ♥ 

♥ Buying everything for my bridesmaid's gifts ♥

♥ Buying my wedding earrings ♥

In 47 days
I'm going to be united in holy matrimony with my best friend and the sweetest boy you ever did know. 
Life is good. 
Bring it on wedding gods. 

I got this.




7 comments:

  1. haha. I always get stressed and then getting uber productive. I see it as a positive 'light fire under my ass' but others don't always agree! have fun, I know you will!

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  2. Hi there! Just came across your blog and I am so glad I did! I am also in full on wedding plan mode, and I think we are getting married just a couple days a part. I'm getting married on August 31st and it is coming like a freight train! You can do it... we can do it! I am happy to be your newest follower :)

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  3. 47 days? Woo hoo! I am so so excited for you. And try not to stress too much... enjoy the preparation! It will be over before you know it! YOU GOT THIS ;)

    And I seriously think you're so brave. I definitely don't like to change things up too drastically. I like to stay in my comfort zone, ha ha.

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  4. Your post proves that it takes all kinds of people..
    My husband is like you, he thrives on chaos and stress, always looking for the next challenge.. While I prefer my quiet, peaceful, meticulous routine..
    :)

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  5. Just found your blog through another bride-to-be. We are getting married September 8 and I am in full planning mode as well. Best of luck with the rest of your planning....it will be here in no time!

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  6. do you know what earrings you want?

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