When it came to planning my wedding, finding the dress was probably my favorite part of the process. I stepped away from work for a full day so my mom and I could hit a local bridal store where I found myself trying on dress after dress. I had never... Read more
Congratulations! You’re getting married! This is to be the most blissful event of your life. Every decision, from the flowers to the favors, is in your newly banded hand! For some, this may be just a few months of extra phone calls, no sweat!... Read more
Every bride wants to look her best on her big day. After all, you're spending a boatload of cash on a great gown, an awesome party, and the best photographer you can afford, so it's natural to want every detail to be perfect, right down to th... Read more
Marissa (MARISCT8) wanted to lose 25 pounds when she joined SparkPeople in January 2010. "At the beginning of the year, I made the decision to do everything in my power to get rid of the extra pounds," she recalls. Her hard work paid off, t... Read more
There's nothing like an engagement ring to motivate a woman to get serious about weight loss. The dress. The photos. The honeymoon! You're dropping lots of cash for a fabulous event and will be standing with your butt—er, back—to... Read more
Hi everyone . Like most brides I want to look my best on my big day. But I have 1 huge problem. I cant stop eating. I love doing my workouts but its always wrecked by how much I eat. I eat when im stressed board everything. Does anyone have any su... Read more
I thought by reaching out to other Spark People I may be able to gain some motivation to keep up with my diet plan!
I'm currently 5'4" tall and weigh 135. I'm overweight and am getting married this December. I would like to lose 25... Read more
I am going to wear my hair up for the wedding, with a sparkly hairpin in the back...so here is my dilemma...Do I wear a veil or not?? I can't decide on what I should do!
Any advice/suggestions??... Read more
Ok, so we went bridesmaid shopping, and I had to deal with a hand full of girls who think they are oh so huge without any sort of curves what so ever. I however, I know I need to lose weight, and where as I want to lose weight I don't think feeling h... Read more
I have set my goals here on the site and it has me down to 138 by November 11. That seems so unbelievable to me...that's down 47 pounds from where I am today.
I have started working out at least an hour and a half 4 times a week. As most women... Read more
I've seen a lot of wedding shows and I've known a few brides and all they want to do is loose weight before the wedding. If/when I'm proposed to I don't want my first thought to be "I better loose weight" I want it to be "I can't wait to get a dress!... Read more
Whenever I am in the middle of working out and feeling sluggish/tired, I put on a fun upbeat song that I have on the playlist for my upcoming wedding. I listen to the music and I picture the fit, happy bride I want to be on that day. It gives me the... Read more
From our friends at REDBOOK magazine Still have your wedding dress tucked away in the back of your closet? What would it take for you to fit into it again? If you’re thinking a tub of Vaseline and some Spanx, you aren’t alone. That’... Read more
Hello, SparkPeople! It's SparkGuy again. Wow, was it a busy week! I was in New York and Washington, D.C., for press tour to support The Spark, and boy, has it been exciting!
In addition to my meeting with Steve Case (AOL co-founder and a SparkPeop... Read more
We really got a lot done this weekend, which makes me feel really sane. Our wedding bands should be coming in today. The men's kilt's have not arrived but they were shipped from Scottland on Friday.
Yes, I have some hesitations about my we... Read more
The closer I get to my wedding the more I hate myself. I look at this picture and think that's not how I ever imagined myself as a bride. Why did I let myself get this way? I am so angry with myself. It does fuel my motivation but I just have s... Read more
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