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Day 10

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Temperature: High 89° / Low 64°


What Kind of Day Did I Have & Why?

The emotional rollercoaster is really no joke right now and I’m loving it! I went from super-rushed, to super-excited and oh-so in love...to straight up Godzilla Hulk mode within the past...oh I don’t know 12 hours!


Workout Time & Duration?

I skipped my workout today - I needed the break.

How Do I Feel? Health/Lupie Status?

Everything is still going great here so I give it a 1!


Destination Wedding Task Tackled:

💖 I received a magical call this morning telling me that my 2 pink veils are ready!It only took her 2 days to make them! So I picked them up on the way to my dress fitting, measured the length I wanted them to be and then returned them back to the shop for them to be cut and finished! I can’t believe how perfect they are...or how everything is coming together. My dress will need a couple more tweaks to get it to form to my body, but today we decided on the right length and I don’t want anything to be cut so she’s gonna just hem it instead.

💖 I swear we get 3 packages delivered every day! Today it was our welcome box items I bought on Sunday from Amazon and Walmart and my Night on the Town outfit arrived today and I love it!

💖 I took a little shopping trip to get more outfit ideas to go through this weekend - and bought a lot of shit...too much, but anything that doesn't make the cut can be returned - I just need to see everything and out it all together.

💖 I received an email from Joyce that marks the first time I really lost my shit out of anger. So, here’s the deal:
The only decor change we requested our planner to make sure happened was to not have white chair covers at the dinner tables - and this request was made MONTHS ago. Well, TODAY we get an email saying that she just now reached out to the restaurant about this change and if we did change the chairs, it would cost extra. No amount was provided...just more - so naturally, I ask the only question that makes sense, “how much more?” and then a couple hours later we get this response

The difference with Tiffany chairs is for each chair $30...If you need 40...Total to pay will be $1200

So now I’m pissed!

  1. WHY is this JUST now being handled 10 days before my wedding? Hell, 9 days before this dinner!
  2. WHY the fuck are chairs so goddamned expensive? I need to get in the furniture rental business...
  3. And more than anything else...WHAT THE FUCK am I going to do with 40 chairs when there are 30 of us and WHY doesn’t my planner know how many wedding guests we have?!?

I lost my shit!

Che had to respond to her because I just couldn't...it’s too late to add THAT MUCH money to our wedding budget in such a small amount of time, so what else can we really do right now? And why am I dealing with this shit right now? I know that everyone isn’t perfect - but this is a real fuck up that I can’t deal with right now. Thank goodness for Che! He gets Loving Black Love points for dealing with me here too.


Any Old Destination Wedding Tasks Making a Comeback?

I’m back thinking about whether I can do a personalized robe, so I sent about 20 messages to vendors on Etsy and did some local shopping too - it’s not looking so good!

Loving Black Love Moment?

We’re getting married tomorrow - I call it pre-married, but we're like really getting legally married in real life. It kind of just came out of nowhere and I didn’t know HOW I’d feel, but my nerves are kinda all over the place. I’m super excited as hell (yes, super excited as hell) and Che is super cool as usual...his calmness is contagious.

What am I happy for?

I’m happy that we’re going to be pre-married tomorrow!

What could I have done better?

I could have NOT lost my shit about chairs today - I mean they’re chairs - but I’m still pissed about it if I can be honest - and I can because it’s my journal, it's really the principal right now. 

What am I doing tomorrow?

Getting pre-married and I can hardly sleep!


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