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OH MAN! I just found this thread Lisa! Just a couple of nights ago I was freaking out and had a panic attack! I could have swore I had a year to plan, and we're at the half-way mark, and I feel like I have so much to do!! I feel so stressed that my eczema is breaking out! But, this is what we have so far:

Things done:
-ordered bridal gown (ordered at trunk show in April)
-purchased TTD gown
-deposit placed for resort
-deposit placed for photographer
-booked travel/honeymoon
-bridal misc purchased=shoes, flip flops, hair flower, spanx
-purchased FI's suit
-misc OOT bag items=playing cards, personal fans, keycard/tip holder, beach towels
-finished some of DIY projects=program fans, shell bout's for groomsmen, "bling" strands for huppah decor
-purchased pail for flowergirls
-purchased shells for ring bearer
-purchased flip flops for unprepared guest for ceremony/reception
-boarding pass Save-the-Date's sent
-purchased MOH/BM gift totes
-emailed groomsmen to get fitted for linen suits
-engagement session scheduled for next week thursday (EEK! I'm so nervous about this!)

Things to do:
-LOSE 10 POUNDS
-Passport invitations
-DIY floral/floating strands for huppah decor
-purchase our wedding bands
-decide on flowers and table centerpieces
-purchase bridal jewelry=earrings, bracelet
-book welcome/rehearsal dinner
-purchase gifts for MOH/BM/GM
-choose songs and make playlists

My list can go on and on... this is just the tip of the ice berg of things I need to do! I thought I had everything under control!!
I did give my MOH and BM their choice to choose anything they want to wear, I gave them the color swatch, and let them loose. I trust my girls to choose their own styles. But I am a little worried that they have not started to look for their dresses, aqua and coral is a spring/summer color, and with our wedding in january, if they procrastinate, they won't find anything during the winter. GRRRRRR
But, I won't stress myself about that.. I have other things to stress about!
Just to update my list:

things DONE and i can cross off the list:
-Purchased my bridal jewelry
-decided on guest table centerpieces
-lost 4lbs--6 more to go
-purchased our toasting flutes
-Took TTD to a seamstress who's a family friend to get altered.
-My dress finally came in and my first dress fitting is scheduled on 8/29/09!!

And to update my BM and MOH dress'
I was losing sleep with the whole BM dress subject. So i took it to my own hands to do the searching for them. SO, This weekend, I found the perfect BM dress that has both of our colors-aqua and coral. It was on sale at Macy's so i purchased all 5 of them. So, this week, i have to drop them off to the girls to for them to try on. Hopefully they fit. But, the good thing is, it's totally alter-able. WHEW!!!

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OMG I'm so glad I'm not the only one having troubles finding a sitter for my four legged baby's. All the usual sitters will be with me in Punta Cana.... I'm really suck with ideas. I also have a pit bull, and there are a lot of companies that have a policy not to deal with them, which is really dumb, but that's another story... poor babies...

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It's actually a wee bit stressful trying to find someone to look after the four-legged children. I'm in the same boat as the other girls - all my sitters are coming with us! And you can't just leave them with just anyone Lisa :P

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*whew* So.. I finally found a sitter for my little baby. A good family friend asked me out of the blue who was going to watch my baby. I told her I didn't have one yet, and she totally volunteered!!! I more thing to knock off my list.

Any luck yet Imppearl and Joss?

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I am a Jan 20,2010 bride and I haven't even booked the hotel yet!! Have my dress bought, started the OOT bags and that's about it... know the hotel too, but still haven't booked...

need a good TA

You guys are good/organized. .... makes me feel kinda bad and maybe a bit of a slacker!!

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Started our gift registry, but after half an hour, we got bored... I am going to go back on my own and just do it as the FI doesn't really care.... I was told I have to because of my up coming shower.... kinda feels more real now..

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