By Amy K. Spade
If a bride tells you that she’s not worried about fitting into
her wedding dress, then she is probably lying. While the
of planning a wedding can cause a lot of women to forget about
eating, others find comfort in nibbling a little more or can’t
find time to exercise.
The result is a wedding dress that needs to be taken out,
rather than in at the final fitting. And every bride fears
Keeping your dress
When it comes to staying in shape, you need to think of a few
things before weighing yourself constantly. First of all, your
health is number one at this time. You are under a lot of
pressure, so you need to make sure that your body is able to
handle it well.
To do this, you will want to find some way to incorporate
exercise into your life. Of course, you might laugh and wonder
where you’ll ever find the time, but know that you should.
if it’s just fifteen minutes a day, you need to walk, run,
Exercise creates stress resistance. You’ve heard the
of blowing off steam by going out for a run, well it works.
only are you creating a great distraction for your body and
mind, but you’re also strengthening your body for any added
Of course, burning calories is always nice.
Watching the nibbles
Mindlessly nibbling is the quickest way to gain weight. And
even though you don’t have the time to prepare the healthiest
of meals, you may want to consider healthier choices. Finding
salads with low-fat dressing is good, but overall, they’re not
very filling. You can actually go to the drive-thru and get a
burger; it just shouldn’t be the biggest one on the menu.
Choose the plain hamburger and a salad—it’s a quick and
You will want to watch the sweets for a while. These can cause
you to want to eat more and that’s the last thing that you
When you’re having your fittings for your wedding dress, you
will want to be honest about what you can wear. Just because
you want to wear a size six dress doesn’t mean that your size
ten body is going to magically shrink to accommodate you. Be
realistic about what you’re going to be able to wear and tell
the person who is altering the dress if something is too
You don’t want to be an uncomfortable bride now, do you?
About The Author: Amy Spade is an expert on planning weddings,
and she has written an amazing totally free minicourse on how
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