SparkPeople Happily Engaged in your 20's Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=15606 for people who are engaged in their 20's to talk about wedding plans,weight loss and fitness goals, and to chat to others with the same goals which is to look great on your wedding day! SparkPeople Happily Engaged in your 20's Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=15606 My 7 Things Intro to the Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x49932846 1. My name is Holly <BR> 2. My Fiance is in the Air Force station in Aviano, Italy <BR> 3. I am 22, will be 23 in January <BR> 4. This is my second engagement <BR> 5. I used to have a spark account lost weight and dropped off, then gained some back <BR> 6. I have a degree in Art History <BR> 7. I think I'll be able to have my wedding at the local art museum Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:15:19 EST good news about engagement! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x48862784 his mom asked"are u guys getting married?".how the heck did she know?she said its alright YAYYY! Fri, 6 Jul 2012 23:12:59 EST Me and my fiance http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x47886075 Hi Im Kayla,really Michaela.My fiance,hasnt told his family we r engaged yet,i told all mine LOL.He says Im sooo beautiful but I hate my body.I have belly fat and he loves me the way i am?I love him soo much though.I lost 32.6lbs total since Nov.2011.I told him i lost that much wieght bcuz i hardly ever eat.He is upset with that.says i needa eat.IM JUST NEVER REALLY HUNGRY ANYMORE!I used to eat 6 big meals and 5 big snacks.now i eat 3 small meals and 5 small snacks.Im in Ohio hes in Missouri.... Wed, 2 May 2012 22:35:41 EST Heya all! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x46987783 Hey guys! I'm Niki. I am 24 years old. I am not really new to Spark People but been off track for a while so starting over again with my weight loss goals. I currently weigh 213 pounds and hope to get down to 130 by February of next year. Look forward to talking with all of you! <BR> <BR> Niki Fri, 9 Mar 2012 10:25:36 EST michaela and shannon equals love for eternity http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19871x15606x46206799 my fiancee gives me the cutest pet names including pookie bear,honey bun,cupcake,and sugar plum.hes just TEDDY BEAR!ooh im soo happy with him.he makes me soo happy.we met on Oct.3rd 2011.almost 5 months together.longest relationship i evr had.lov u shannon Tue, 24 Jan 2012 00:12:19 EST new and engaged yayy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x45477359 im engaged with my bf,shannon cook hes soo sweet n cute.im wantin to lose 35lbs or 50lbs by july 2012 Mon, 12 Dec 2011 05:48:12 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x44936577 hi all, im new to the site, this is my second day. <BR> my name is claire, im 24. i work as a care and support worker. ilove the job. <BR> I'm getting married in less than two weeks. i lost my grandma recently which has made me realise i do need to start looking after myself. i was very close with my grandma and it was difficult watching her go. I still havent come to terms with this loss as im finding things to keep my mind off it but i havent turned to food like i would normally if i was up... Sat, 5 Nov 2011 18:27:32 EST New & Looking to Lose 25 LBS by June 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x44924651 Hello Ladies, <BR> <BR> I am a soon to be bride as well! I recently gained 25 lbs in a year and would love to lose this by my wedding 6/23/2012. I am trying out SparkPeople hoping this will help me with my weight loss. <BR> <BR> Fri, 4 Nov 2011 21:23:10 EST Let's get this board rolling again! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x44217017 Hey all you lucky ladies engaged and in your 20's! Weddings are such a special time and motivates most of us to look our best so lets help each other out, someone in the same boat to talk to is always nice. <BR> <BR> My name is Lacey and I am getting married 9/15/12 I am super excited yet so glad I have a year to get the whole thing planned and not break the bank! Most of all I have one year to lose the weight I want to lose 60 pounds is my ultimate goal! I have yo-yo dieted off 40 pounds e... Thu, 22 Sep 2011 10:49:05 EST Back in the Sadddle Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x42925545 I have basically had a week-long struggle with food/exercise since July 4th where I had all you can eat and drink tickets to the Atl Braves Game and I totally over indulged. Ever since then I have been in a downwards spiral. I am finally motivated again and will not celebrate any more holidays with over eating! Mon, 11 Jul 2011 12:14:49 EST HELP so frustrated and lost http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x42923280 I have been on spark people for 5 years. Both my parrents are very overweight 250-350 range and they arnt very tall. I started working when I was a teen to eat healthyer and I have done well. except now.... <BR> <BR> The doctor changed my birth controll to nuvaring, and I started to put on some weight. He said it would level off in a few months and that I could lose the extra 5-10 lbs easly. I gained 35lbs. I have never ever felt overweight and I have always been veery active and in shape. ... Mon, 11 Jul 2011 10:34:51 EST Honeymoon Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19871x15606x42831886 Hey everyone! I was just wondering what everyone plans on doing for their honeymoons after all the "I do's" are done. <BR> <BR> We're thinking about going to Disney Land in California for 2 days and then just spending about 3 days enjoying CA. Not sure yet. <BR> <BR> What are your plans? Wed, 6 Jul 2011 11:16:58 EST I did it!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19871x15606x42716347 My family asked what I wanted from McDonalds and after checking their NI on their website I said NO THANK YOU!! <BR> <BR> I feel so accomplished!! <BR> <BR> Even though there were things that weren't too high in cal/fat/carbs I know I couldn't eat something from there and feel satisfied which would lead me to late night snacking! <BR> <BR> I feel like I own the world :) <BR> <em>252</em> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 20:39:00 EST In Serious need of some motivation! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2437x15606x42668552 I just looked at my phone and saw the date...It cannot be June 27th already? OH WOW. My initial reaction is panic because it just hit me that I have EXACTLY 368 days to lose 120 lbs. My original goal was to lose 100 but I somehow managed to GAIN weight and it wasn't even muscle! UGH. Anyway, I have calmed down, barely, and started thinking, I CAN lose 120lbs in a year. IF I can find the motivation to work at it. My goal is 3 lbs a week. My wedding dress SHOULD be enough motivation but sadly i... Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:28:39 EST New on here, and losing it for my 2012 wedding http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x42626652 Hi Everyone! Just signed up to help me lose 26lbs. I think I should be able to do it before my wedding, June 9th 2012. But my biggest obstacle has always been to keep it off, so we'll see how I do. Going in to my first dress fitting on Tuesday. Hopefully I won't have to spend too much to take it in, as I shed the lbs and my date approaches! Any other newbies out there? <BR> <BR> -Carla Sat, 25 Jun 2011 01:21:10 EST 7 Things About You, 3 Things About Him/Her http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19871x15606x41876961 1. I live in Concord,NH with my future father-in-law, sister-in-law, our beagle and our 5 Great Pyrenees dogs...yes, we have a quite large family <BR> 2. I attend Keene State college, training to become a middle school Mathematics teacher...I am graduating in 2013, after 5 long years <BR> 3. My fiancee and I are planning on getting married by the water on October 19th, 2013...exactly 5 years from the first time that he told me he wanted to spend the rest of his life with me <BR> 4. I am organ... Tue, 17 May 2011 11:18:03 EST Ready To Lose That Food Baby! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x41854116 Hello SparkPeople World! <BR> My name is Jes and I joined SparkPeople about a week ago and figured I should introduce myself. I am 21 years old and currently weighing in at 147 pounds. I know that that seems to be the goal weight of most of the people on here, but it is my antigoal weight because I am only 4' 11", which means that that seemingly low weight is all crunched into a quite small package. Since I am short, all the weight seems to rest right in my belly region, and my fiancee and I ... Mon, 16 May 2011 11:17:19 EST Hey everyone! Newbie here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x41787485 Hello fellow brides to be. My name is Molly and I am getting married this July. I am 22 years old and I live in Overland Park, Kansas with my wonderful fiance and my dog that we adopted a few months ago. I recently joined SP becase I heard about it from a friend. I have over 50 pounds to lose, but I am just hoping to lose as much as I can by July! I ordered my dress last October thinking that I would have lost more weight by now, and now it's in and I haven't lost as much as I wanted to, so I... Thu, 12 May 2011 17:28:08 EST new here and excited! : ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x41722719 Hi there everyone! <BR> My name is Sarah and I'm new to Sparkpeople and I love that I can talk to other brides to be about trying to lose weight. I'm 26, got engaged last August and a student in college. I plan on getting married next year on October 12th 2012 and I want to look absolutely fabulous on my wedding day. : ) <BR> Mon, 9 May 2011 17:31:59 EST Hi guys :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x41349399 I'm recently engaged and better get used to it because the wedding is two years away! I was wondering if there was anyone else with a super long engagement and if so, how are you handling it? My brain is constantly buzzing with ideas. We are on a tight budget (hence the long timeline) and so I plan on doing a lot of DIY projects. I've always liked crafty things so I'm looking forward to it. And it gives me a lot of time to lose weight and maybe fit into a size 6 for the first time in my life ... Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:45:30 EST New here :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x40464786 Hi, my name is Rose and I'm 26 yrs old. I got engaged about three weeks ago (yay!). It wasn't a total surprise - when I met my fiancé last June, we both knew right away that we were going to be married some day. He is a wonderful man, a bit older than me (he's 40), but we're both at the same place in our lives - ready to settle down, have a baby (or two). <BR> <BR> We don't have a specific date yet, but we know sometime next spring or summer. I'm not one for a big elaborate wedding, so we ar... Thu, 10 Mar 2011 08:38:50 EST October 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x40187611 Any October 2011 brides to be out there?? <BR> <BR> I am :) Oct. 1st for me :D Sat, 26 Feb 2011 14:55:39 EST Maybe I shouldn't have said yes... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x40094609 Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> I am writting this because I am hoping to get some advice and outside perspective. I got engaged February 14th 2011 and in the last few days so many things have happened to make me unsure about the engagement. <BR> <BR> Fist, my fiance and I have been together for 5 years (lived together for 4 years) and we recently bought a condo together. We have always lived in other cities, but for the last 10 months we have been living in the same city as my inlaw. <BR> <BR> In ... Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:36:36 EST Check Out My Wedding Blog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x40003216 Hi Girls! <BR> <BR> I just started a blog about my wedding! I'll be including my weekly DIY projects and would really appreciate input from other brides to be! Please check it out! Thanks! <BR> <BR> <link>www.journey2thealtar.blogspot.com </link> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 10:31:43 EST Great Workouts! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x39227618 Hi, I thought I'd start a thread to share great workout finds with other members! If you found a great workout, please share - we all have one common goal - to look stunning in our dresses! :) <BR> <BR> Here's a 15-minute butt & thighs workout from Fitness: <BR> <link>www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/butt<BR>/exercises/15-minute-butt-thighs-worko<BR>ut/?sssdmh=dm17.500569&esrc=nwfitdaily<BR>tip011711&email=2466475153 </link> Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:12:31 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x39021282 I'm new to the team. My fiance and I got engaged 8/6/10 and we will be getting married 11/11/11. I hope to lose about 20 pounds before our wedding especially bc we're having a beach wedding. Sun, 9 Jan 2011 19:03:58 EST new to the team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x37824068 Hi all <BR> <BR> Im new to the team i got engaged on the 16th sept 2010 and im hoping to get married on the 23rd nov 2012. <BR> <BR> im 23 and want to lose 3stone 6lbs Tue, 9 Nov 2010 08:53:44 EST When's the big day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x37751369 Thought it would be a good idea to keep a record of what day members are getting hitched! <em>211</em> <BR> Reply to this thread with your wedding day and details, so we know when to congratulate you! Fri, 5 Nov 2010 11:56:50 EST Eat Pray Love http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x37037969 Has anyone read this? What were your thoughts? I just finished it and was really not impressed. I was wondering if I was the only one who didn't like this... Fri, 1 Oct 2010 09:26:14 EST Fun Wedding Contests http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x37023386 Hi All- <BR> Has anyone been involved with any fun wedding sweepstakes? Thu, 30 Sep 2010 15:37:58 EST Just Engaged..HELP! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x36946636 I just got engaged on Friday, and am being BOMBARDED with questions from Family. Where do we start the planning? Should we pick a venue before picking a date, or the other way around? Engagement Photos, who do we use?! <BR> <BR> This is all new to me, any advice or help is much appreciated! Mon, 27 Sep 2010 09:11:28 EST Wedding Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x36456043 Hello everyone! <BR> <BR> Just thought I would start a new chat board.. <BR> <BR> Hows the wedding plans going? Im not getting married until March 2012 and I have pretty much got the whole day planned! Lol. <BR> <BR> I am so excited! Anyone else got many plans? Or not even started yet? <BR> <BR> I have planned well in advance! I want to make sure everything is just right! Fri, 3 Sep 2010 04:17:56 EST May 2011 Bride here :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x35383517 Hey! <BR> <BR> My name is Cassie! I am 21 years old. I am engaged to my bf of 4 years :) We have everything booked already because we wanted to get ahead. We are getting married on this beautiful golf course and having an indoor reception. Our colors and purple, lavendar, and blue. I can't wait! Tue, 13 Jul 2010 14:01:34 EST New from Phoenix http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x34458256 Hi all, <BR> We finally set the date of November 19th, 2011. I wanted at least a year to prepare and get in shape. We are going to have our honeymoon on a cruise and I would love to be really fit and feeling great while on that cruise! Sat, 29 May 2010 13:33:35 EST 2012 Bride, hopefully! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x34009744 Hi, I'm 22-years-old and recently got engaged to my high school sweetheart of 7 years. Because we're young and because we want to have more time to save up for the wedding, we're looking to set a date in 2012. Although this seems like an awful long time to wait, at least it gives me plenty of time to become healthier, lose weight, and of course, find my dream dress. <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> Just wanted to say hi, and looking forward to meeting all of you. Sat, 8 May 2010 22:51:51 EST Do you discuss your diet with your fiance? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x33241865 Some women do, and some women don't. I'd love to hear your opinion on why you do, or do not discuss your diet/fitness plan with your significant other. Tue, 6 Apr 2010 13:20:22 EST September 2011 Bride! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x33033765 Hi everyone! I am definitely new here. I am 20 years old currently and am engaged to the love of my life. Most people think we are crazy for being engaged so young but I believe when you know, you just know. I do not really have a family and therefore do not really have any support except for my grandparents, friends and fiance. I have been very small my whole life until college when I gained weight and could not stand to look in the mirror. I just do not recognize the person I see. I want to... Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:37:48 EST Q & A's re: Weddings! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x32769604 Post here if you have a question or need help solving a problem related to your wedding, whether the date itself, the dress/tux, guests, drama, etc, etc, etc. We're all in this together, so let's see if we can help solve issues! Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:02:02 EST Balancing Weight Loss and Relationship Time! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x32769561 Do you have any suggestions for balancing your weight loss and relationship, and the time spent for both? It can be tough to find the time to exercise...and tough to find the time to plan a wedding well....and even tougher to do both! So how do you find balance? Share your ideas here! <BR> Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:59:47 EST May 2011 Bride http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x32694515 Hi all! I'm not new to this... I was an active member on Sparkpeople in 2005/2006 and totally dropped out of it and gained all the weight I lost plus some back. :-/ <BR> <BR> My fiance and I have been together for 7 years but got engaged 09/08/09 and are planning a wedding for 05/08/11. I have some time to lose weight and feel good about myself again before the wedding... I just wish that I didn't have to start off at the beginning again. <BR> <BR> I do and don't know what made me gain all ... Sun, 14 Mar 2010 22:05:48 EST Last names - hyphenating or changing? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x32505629 Hi brides and grooms to be! <BR> <BR> How are you and your partners handling last names when you get married? Are the women taking their husbands' names, keeping their current last names, or are you and/or your partner hyphenating them? I'm not sure what I'm going to do at this point - I have plenty of time to make a decision (my wedding's going to be in Spring 2012)....but I'm the eldest of three daughters, and one of almost 15 grandchildren on my dad's side (all but two are girls) - so I... Sun, 7 Mar 2010 14:24:45 EST Heyyyyyyy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x32492085 Hello girls! I recently got engaged and I am SO ready to lose this weight!!!!! I won't even try n wedding dresses until I look how I want to look. I need to lose 100 lbs. I am officially starting Monday March 8 2010. We are getting married May 14th 2011. Sat, 6 Mar 2010 20:58:08 EST Heyyyyyyy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x32492083 Hello girls! I recently got engaged and I am SO ready to lose this weight!!!!! I won't even try n wedding dresses until I look how I want to look. I need to lose 100 lbs. I am officially starting Monday March 8 2010. We are getting married May 14th 2011. Sat, 6 Mar 2010 20:58:06 EST Heyyyyyyy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x32492081 Hello girls! I recently got engaged and I am SO ready to lose this weight!!!!! I won't even try n wedding dresses until I look how I want to look. I need to lose 100 lbs. I am officially starting Monday March 8 2010. We are getting married May 14th 2011. Sat, 6 Mar 2010 20:58:04 EST Heyyyyyyy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x32492079 Hello girls! I recently got engaged and I am SO ready to lose this weight!!!!! I won't even try n wedding dresses until I look how I want to look. I need to lose 100 lbs. I am officially starting Monday March 8 2010. We are getting married May 14th 2011. Sat, 6 Mar 2010 20:58:00 EST What are you hoping to get from this team? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x32479079 I'm sure you joined this team because you were looking for people who are in a similar place in their lives - engaged, likely planning their weddings, and trying to live healthier lives. But what specifically would you like to get from this team? Support while you plan your wedding? Ideas for your wedding? Support while you lose or maintain weight? etc. Please let me know what you're looking for from this team, and we can try to make sure everyone is getting the support they're looking f... Sat, 6 Mar 2010 09:02:20 EST What Should Our Team Goals be? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x32478983 Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> As I stated in my email, I'd like to create some team goals that we can work on. What are some of the things you're currently working on (or that you would like to start working on!) that you think would make good team goals? <BR> <BR> Thanks in advance for your responses! Let's see if we can create a couple good goals! <BR> <BR> Cheers, <BR> <BR> Mags Sat, 6 Mar 2010 08:58:24 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x32223638 Hello all beautiful brides to be! I am so happy there is a team just for us! This is such a big time in our lives and of course we want to look our best! I really hope that joining this team can give me the motivation to achieve my goals. I am getting married May 22nd to the most wonderful man in the world which I'm sure you are all are saying "no mine is" :) I am open to any sort of feed back and advice you guys have to give! So excited to get started!! :) Wed, 24 Feb 2010 20:38:29 EST Hi all! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x31639604 My name's Mags, and I'm 24 years old. I got engaged on new year's eve, and my fiance and I are planning to get married in the Caribbean in sprint 2010! <BR> I started my weight loss journey in March '09, but just joined SP about 2 weeks ago. Prior to joining, I had lost 24 lbs and about 18" - I sat there for the last few months, though, and was starting to lose motivation (I would like to lose about 5-10 more lbs) when a coworker suggested SP. Since joining, I've lost 2 lbs and a 1/2" here... Tue, 2 Feb 2010 17:53:34 EST What are you most excited about for your wedding? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x31385919 seeing my fiance at the end of the aisle Mon, 25 Jan 2010 02:21:19 EST Saying hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x31170695 Hello everyone. My wedding seems much sooner than a lot of other peoples, it is June 15, 2010. I just joined the site and am still getting on board with everything, but so far so good. Just another 26 lbs to my first goal. <em>213</em> Sun, 17 Jan 2010 17:16:56 EST May 2011 bride to be! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x31046837 Hi all, <BR> <BR> Lost ten lbs. since late September and am hoping to lose another 20-30 before the big day. I joined another group called "Brdes to Be 2011" that could use some more members. Congrats to all of you on your engagements! Wed, 13 Jan 2010 10:37:49 EST Introducing Me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x30542147 Hi, all! My name is Sarah. I'm 24 and I live in Florida. I am recently engaged, and we're planning the wedding for next November. I have a preschool-age son with cerebral palsy and a miniature dachshund with a severe clownish streak. I'm vegetarian and only recently starting to get into cooking. I can make anything from a box, but I want to learn to really cook. I enjoy reading, needlepoint, and bellydance. I have 28 pounds to lose in total, but I'm breaking that up into 7-pound increments to... Sun, 27 Dec 2009 19:46:01 EST November 2011 Bride! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x30278625 Hello Everyone, <BR> <BR> I am getting married on November 12, 2011, and I have 55-60 pounds I want to lose! <BR> <BR> Fri, 11 Dec 2009 13:49:46 EST bride to be! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x29605906 Hello everyone, my name is Sarah. My wedding is scheduled for October 3rd, 2010, at a beautiful mountaintop venue! I cant wait. My mission is to lose 20lbs in order to look amazing in that tight, form fitting gown for my one big day! <BR> <BR> Hoping to make some connections here! Sun, 8 Nov 2009 14:02:48 EST Hi everyone!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x29201323 My name is Jennifer and I've been engaged about a month to the love of my life!! I'm also new to this site and I'm very excited to start really working out so I can look great on my wedding day. I'm aiming to lose the majority of the weight before I go try on wedding dresses in a few months. Tue, 20 Oct 2009 18:47:42 EST The beginning of happily ever after http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x26601425 Hey team! My name's Regina and I just got engaged to my bf, Mike on Wednesday!! I'm 20 and he's 22 (we'll be 21 and 23 in August, respectively). We're so excited to start planning for the big day when we start the rest of our lives together! Fri, 26 Jun 2009 18:42:35 EST Just engaged!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x25694398 Hi everyone! My name is Deanna. I'm 28 years old, and I live in the mid Hudson Valley, New York. I just got engaged on Sunday to my boyfriend of just over three years, and I can't wait to start the planning process! Wed, 20 May 2009 18:02:35 EST Survived Easter Weekend! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x24672736 I made it through Easter Weekend. All that yummy food and candy made it tough but my will is stronger than the Easter Bunny! Mon, 13 Apr 2009 11:54:09 EST Hey! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x23220838 My name is Roxanne and I have been engaged since 2007, we are waiting on me to graduate from college in 2011 to get married, it so hard to wait, but its even harder not to gain a bunch of weight in the process! Tue, 24 Feb 2009 17:34:08 EST About to Marry My Best Friend http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x23191255 Hey guys, <BR> I have actually been on this sense we started dating. Let me give you a little bit of a background on me and my best friend. I was the girl that hung with the boys. When I turned twelve years old one of the boys turned into something really sweet and kind. I started to have this huge crush on him but no one ever found out. Then since we were both Mormon at the time, when I turned fourteen I couldn't wait for a month later when he turned fourteen because then we were both al... Mon, 23 Feb 2009 20:32:30 EST FINALLY ENGAGED!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x23179195 Hi everyone, <BR> I'm new to this group. My fiance and I have been dating for 7 years..we started out young(14 & 15)..before we got engaged..Feb 14. Anyways we plan on having our wedding next summer and I'm so excited. I joined this group because when we first met we both were small and even when we graduated from high school (2005) we weren't as big. Within the past 3 years, we both have gained alot of weight. I personally have gained 80+ lbs and I really need to lose it before my big day.... Mon, 23 Feb 2009 14:02:40 EST Coming Along? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x23030831 How is everyone coming along with the wedding? Hope things are all going well! Wed, 18 Feb 2009 15:06:28 EST October 24th 2009 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x22747401 My wedding is this coming October, Ive decided to use it as a good reason to finally get into back into shape after a broken arm left 30 lbs heavier and without any muscle or motivation. <BR> <BR> I'm 28 year old and want to lose at least 30 lbs by wedding day and maybe kick off those extra pounds i was working on when i broke my arm. <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Feb 2009 16:19:58 EST New Team Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x22134412 List your ideas here what you would like your new team goals to be. <BR> <BR> ~April Thu, 22 Jan 2009 07:55:13 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x21608294 Hi! Just trying to lose those last ten stubborn pounds before my June wedding. I am determined to look, but more importantly, feel fantastic on my wedding day and on the honeymoon! Thu, 8 Jan 2009 00:08:55 EST Newbie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x21398908 Hey everyone. I'm Marissa, 25 from Virginia. I'm very new to this website so I have no idea what I'm doing so bear with me please. I'm getting married 4 months from today, on May 2nd. Fri, 2 Jan 2009 20:18:17 EST The newest newbie =) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x21217482 Hello to everyone out there in spark-land! My name is Becca and I am engaged (obviously)! We've been together for less than a year, but I was always told that I would know when it was right. It's right. The wedding is set for 7/10/2010. And I want to look amazing for all those wedding pictures! Sat, 27 Dec 2008 22:41:57 EST New to this team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x21154063 My name is Sara and am 26. I am happily engaged. I was proposed to on July 4th, 2008. Our wedding will be July 2010 we are thinking July 11 but its not an official date yet. The wedding has been a motivator for me to get healthy. I have wanted to for soo long and kept saying I will work on living a healthier lifestyle but I never did. I finally started acting upon what I was saying and have been exercising daily. Now I have to get my diet under control. I just dislike cooking but its probably... Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:49:43 EST Happily engaged... getting married... I think http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x20155488 Hi. My name is Dori. I'm 23 years old and engaged to a wonderful man. We've been together for 4 1/2 years & engaged for 3 1/2. We've set, what seems like, a million dates & yet we're still not offically married.. I started back to nursing school this fall & that changed our plans of getting married in June of next year because I will still be in school. And finances have kept us from tying the knot before that. Our new plan is to wait until I get out of nursing school (august or september of ... Wed, 12 Nov 2008 15:53:18 EST Finally getting married... I think.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x20138926 My name is Dori. I'm 23 years old and engaged to a wonderful man that supports me 100%. We've been together for 4 1/2 years & engaged for 3 1/2 years. We've set our wedding date, it feels like, a million times. & yet we aren't offically married. We're hoping for an august or september 2009 wedding. I'm a licensed vocational nursing student & should be done august of 2009. So we shouldn't have a problem having our wedding following graduation. I'm not happy with my body or my health. Right now... Wed, 12 Nov 2008 03:08:39 EST Finally getting married... I think.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x20138922 My name is Dori. I'm 23 years old and engaged to a wonderful man that supports me 100%. We've been together for 4 1/2 years & engaged for 3 1/2 years. We've set our wedding date, it feels like, a million times. & yet we aren't offically married. We're hoping for an august or september 2009 wedding. I'm a licensed vocational nursing student & should be done august of 2009. So we shouldn't have a problem having our wedding following graduation. I'm not happy with my body or my health. Right now... Wed, 12 Nov 2008 03:07:52 EST Finally getting married... I think.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x20138917 My name is Dori. I'm 23 years old and engaged to a wonderful man that supports me 100%. We've been together for 4 1/2 years & engaged for 3 1/2 years. We've set our wedding date, it feels like, a million times. & yet we aren't offically married. We're hoping for an august or september 2009 wedding. I'm a licensed vocational nursing student & should be done august of 2009. So we shouldn't have a problem having our wedding following graduation. I'm not happy with my body or my health. Right now... Wed, 12 Nov 2008 03:06:52 EST Finally getting married... I think.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x20138911 My name is Dori. I'm 23 years old and engaged to a wonderful man that supports me 100%. We've been together for 4 1/2 years & engaged for 3 1/2 years. We've set our wedding date, it feels like, a million times. & yet we aren't offically married. We're hoping for an august or september 2009 wedding. I'm a licensed vocational nursing student & should be done august of 2009. So we shouldn't have a problem having our wedding following graduation. I'm not happy with my body or my health. Right now... Wed, 12 Nov 2008 03:06:00 EST Finally getting married... I think.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x20138908 My name is Dori. I'm 23 years old and engaged to a wonderful man that supports me 100%. We've been together for 4 1/2 years & engaged for 3 1/2 years. We've set our wedding date, it feels like, a million times. & yet we aren't offically married. We're hoping for an august or september 2009 wedding. I'm a licensed vocational nursing student & should be done august of 2009. So we shouldn't have a problem having our wedding following graduation. I'm not happy with my body or my health. Right now... Wed, 12 Nov 2008 03:04:56 EST 24 and Happily Almost-Married http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x19001997 Hello! <BR> My name's NaShea and a 24 year old mom and almost-wife. My fiancé, Chuck, and I are so close that we may as well be married and I always introduce him as my husband. <BR> He's a wonderful, supportive, and incredibly sexy man, and I am so happy to be with him. We're doing a long-engagement, so it will be at least another two years before we actually tie the proverbial knot. That gives me plenty of time to make sure I look like a VS model on the honey-moon. <BR> <em>220</em> Thu, 2 Oct 2008 14:07:29 EST I'm 20 on Sunday, and engaged! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x18711426 I've been engaged since 20th January 2008, and I'm 20 on Sunday - I just found this group and thought I'd join. <BR> <BR> My goals are 210 to 150 before my wedding on the 16th January 2010, and first goal is 190 lbs, and it's gonna be a long hard road. I've been stuck at 210 for a few month now. <BR> <BR> Here we go - I can't wait for this wedding! Mon, 22 Sep 2008 19:30:27 EST Hi y'all http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x18270627 Hi, I'm Amber. Me and my fiance got engaged June 23rd, 2008. (2 days before he deployed). Since he doesn't get back until next summer, we're planning to get married Spring 2010. <BR> We're also getting married that far out because I will graduate from college December '09. <BR> So far I've lost 17 lbs. When he gets home i want him to have to do a double take. Sat, 6 Sep 2008 21:35:20 EST Happily engaged in my 20's! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x16974887 Hey Girls! Im happily engaged in my 20's :) I just turned 26 this past Saturday and I will be 27 when we get married! I look forward to meeting all of you! Best wishes to everyone on their weight loss and their weddings :) Wed, 23 Jul 2008 11:35:15 EST New to this team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x16787236 Hi all, My name is Erica, my Matthew and I are planning to celebrate our wedding in the next couple years we have all of our ideas all put together but we just got our new home and have a few (50 each) lbs to shed before then. We met while working together in a bar I was bartending and he managed, I had just moved to the area and was actually still 'kinda seeing someone from back home' (drama!) But after that first week I knew he was the only one I would ever want to 'date' for the rest of my... Thu, 17 Jul 2008 11:01:04 EST The Dress http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x16786085 Hey Everyone! Okay, so I am getting my dress after it has all of it's final alterations next Tuesday. I haven't lost any weight and just stayed the same from last time I went. When I did go last time it was a bit snug. And I am a little nervous to see how it's going to fit. Wish me luck. Even though I haven't lost weight maybe only 4 pounds or so, I hope I lost inches. Because I know weight loss can not all be deteremined on just the scale... right? Thu, 17 Jul 2008 10:31:05 EST Hi Everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x16317820 I'm 21 and happily engaged- sounds like i fit the criteria to be in this group! I live in Baltimore, but was born and raised in NYC and currently planning my move to the Boston area in a year. We are getting married in the South Shore area of Boston next September. My goal is to lose 61 pounds by then, but I know that may be a bit much and a hard goal to reach. It's more a shoot for the moon type goal, because I'll be happy with about 45 pounds. <BR> I neeeeed a great, supportive group, so I'... Tue, 1 Jul 2008 13:09:06 EST Me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x16050008 Hey! I got engaged to my love in May. We are having a Jan 2009 wedding. I am 22 and he will be 24 in Dec. I want to weigh between 135-145 when we get married. We first got together when I weighed 145!! But he loves me the way I am. Sun, 22 Jun 2008 22:29:08 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x15524363 My name is Robin and I am 22, my finance (or finance e as he likes to say) is 23 and we are getting married in January. I am the biggest I have EVER been and I am excited because I am seeing the weight come off. Glad to join, pass along all the hints you have, and any questions. I have planned weddings and been in weddings, so I know more than the average 20-something bride. :) <BR> <BR> Wed, 4 Jun 2008 16:26:07 EST fiance http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x15065025 does anyone have trouble planning the wedding with their fiance??? <BR> <BR> him and i are arguing more ever since we started planning the wedding. we have two different styles. i am sophisticated formal and he is country informal. <BR> <BR> what do i do??? Tue, 20 May 2008 09:11:26 EST when is your wedding? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x15064966 let me know when you are getting married and where and what time. <BR> <BR> i am getting married april 25 2009 at 10am. i am trying to find a beach in maryland to get married on. Tue, 20 May 2008 09:09:59 EST ABOUT ME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x15064908 hey guys! my name is cara. I am a spanish teacher in maryland. i was engaged last june and i will be getting married april 2009. i am very excited. <BR> <BR> i want to get healthy for the future ahead with my future husband and future children. <BR> <BR> i cannot wait for a more active and healthier lifestyle. <BR> <BR> if you have any questions about me or need anything, please do not hesitate to ask. Tue, 20 May 2008 09:08:31 EST New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x14955640 Hi guys I am new here I am 25 with 2 kids and I am trying to get in shape for my September 20 wedding I want to loose at least 30 lbs.. I hate looking in the mirror and I really dont want to try on my dress again.. I dont have much else to say but that i hope this site helps me in shedding the pounds... <BR> <BR> and how do I get one of those trackers for my posted messages Thu, 15 May 2008 18:01:37 EST colors of the wedding http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x10148134 my colors are red,gold and white! Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:46:42 EST type of wedding http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x10148110 my wedding is going to be at a country club at sunset Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:45:25 EST recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x10148014 got any recipes you want to share? Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:38:03 EST Please Help http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2437x15606x10147991 this is where to put all your problems you have and want a answer or help <em>303</em> Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:36:00 EST WOOHOO! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2437x15606x10147967 <em>244</em> TO TALK ABOUT ALL THE GOOD AND WHAT YOU THINK IS <em>244</em> Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:34:38 EST cardio http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2436x15606x10147926 how many mins of cardio did you do? <BR> how many calories burned? Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:30:41 EST Weekly Weigh IN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2436x15606x10147863 EVERY FRIDAY WEIGH IN EVEN IF YOU DONT WANT TO PUT YOUR WEIGHT JUST SAY LOST SO MUCH OR GAINED SO MUCH! THIS WAY WE CAN HELP EACH OTHER OUT! Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:25:53 EST about me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x15606x10147730 tell the group a little about yourself! Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:18:23 EST wedding http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x15606x10147673 all about the wedding! Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:14:20 EST