I had a dream the other night that woke me up in a panic. No, I wasn’t being chased by some axe murderer, nor was I being haunted by creepy ghosts and ghouls.
No, my nightmare was about failing to buy some needed jewellery. Now, wait, wait!! Let me finish…I’m not some shopaholic gal who’s worst nightmare is her credit card being declined. No, this is the panic set in of my lack of planning for our wedding.
It was the wedding day and all the guests were there…lots of guests…more guests than we had invited. The seats were filling up as I was racing around, realizing that I had not bought my wedding accessories yet and to top it off, I was trying to write my wedding vows but was experiencing writer’s block. I was supposed to be walking down the aisle at that very moment but instead I stood their staring at a piece of paper with my mind blank. I couldn’t think of anything to write! And there are so many things that I wanted to say but nothing would come from pen to paper.
I woke up, heart racing and ran to my computer and flipped open my laptop. I logged on to our wedding website. Yes, we have a wedding website…all the brides are doing it these days…I’m just trying to be a modern, savvy techie girl 🙂 So, I log on and realize that I haven’t provided any wedding updates since April. APRIL?!?! That’s like 3 months ago!! I guess that’s why people look at me with a shocked face when they ask me how the wedding plans are going and I look confused and say, “Oh yeah, I need to get on that.”.
My nightmare was a wake-up call and the website flashing, “176 days until your wedding” was the final alarm to get my butt in gear. I am ready. Full steam ahead. Got my wedding magazines for reference. Got my supplier lined up for the wedding invitations. What else? Hmmm….maybe I should make a list of things that need to get done…speaking of lists, I need to make my grocery list…oh, and I wanted to make that new recipe so I need to check that cookbook for the ingredients I need…or maybe I should just find another recipe…let’s have a look through this other cookbook…
And so goes my procrastination with my wedding planning. Well, I do have 176 day yet. I’ve got time.
Deciding on a Destination Wedding: https://westcoastprairiegirl.com/2011/08/25/getting-married-but-where/
Find out how my wedding day turned out: https://westcoastprairiegirl.com/2012/01/27/our-wedding-day/
Check out my much delayed honeymoon: https://westcoastprairiegirl.com/2019/09/23/a-honeymoon-in-greece-and-baklava/
Clearly I am not the only wedding procrastinator; check out this guide:
Martha Stewart’s Procrastinators Guide to Wedding Planning: https://www.marthastewartweddings.com/621187/procrastinators-guide-to-wedding-planning