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Bride Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bride.

The Best Wedding Dress for Your Body Type

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

Stay Healthy While Planning Your Wedding

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

How Much Weight Can I Lose by My Wedding Date?

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

'I Reached My Wedding Weight-Loss Goal in 6 Months'

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

20 Tips to Lose Weight for Your Wedding

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 soon to be bride needs help
Updated 2/18/2014 1:14:41 PM

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

Soon to be bride
Updated 6/17/2013 7:46:19 AM

Hello! 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

Brides To Be----Veil or No Veil??
Updated 12/9/2013 4:59:40 PM

Hair Dilemma!! 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

The bride is picking out dresses for skinny people
Updated 12/28/2013 1:09:44 PM

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

Bride to Be in Need of Toning
Updated 5/18/2013 3:32:32 AM

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

Future Engagement

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

What kind of bride do you want to be?

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

Gettin Married

For Brides and Grooms that are looking to tone up or lose weight!...  Read more

Want to Fit Back Into Your Wedding Dress (or Tux)? Take REDBOOK's Challenge

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

SparkGuy: On the Road Again

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

Bride, bride, go away...

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

Being a plus size bride.

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