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were u overweight when u got married?

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dabihp Mon 15-Aug-05 20:53:36

if so, do u regret it?

have ideal of size 10 dress, but am wondering if it really is that important...

trace2 Mon 15-Aug-05 20:55:10

no but am now

Yorkiegirl Mon 15-Aug-05 20:57:26

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Steppy1 Mon 15-Aug-05 20:57:35

yes for my first (size 16) no for my second (size 12) would be if I got married again now...fortunately my DH doesn't plan to trade me in (I hope !!!)

anchovies Mon 15-Aug-05 20:59:34

I wore a size 20 wedding dress (was probably more like a size 16 in real life) but I looked pretty good. Had been going to the gym a lot and had been healthy eating but nothing drastic. A few pics here if you're interested.

So not important at all IMO!

Nbg Mon 15-Aug-05 21:00:18

I got married 2 and half months after having dd so I still had a bumpy belly. If I sucked it in you couldn't see it but really, how long can you do that for?


So I slipped my dress on and my Nan comes to have a look. Instead of saying "oh you look beautiful, nice, ok, that'll do" she said " oh god look at your belly, you can't go out like that. You can wear my support pants"


So instead of wearing my sexy matching bra/pants, I wore my Nans (new) support pants!


I don't know if that helps but it normally makes people chuckle when I tell them.

jessicaandbumpsmummy Mon 15-Aug-05 21:00:27

I was at my slimmest for my wedding - a size 12.... non-preg size is between 14-16 now and its been less than 2 years!

Charlee Mon 15-Aug-05 21:01:37

Oh my anchovies what a beautiful bride you were! and they are gorgeous photos!

Anyway im probably going to be whats classed as over wieght for my wedding when it happens but i think any bride is lovley looking what ever size.

Nbg Mon 15-Aug-05 21:02:43

But in answer to your question most cetainly not important.


Gorgeous pictures anchovies, you looked lovely.

meggymoo Mon 15-Aug-05 21:07:04

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vickiyumyum Mon 15-Aug-05 21:07:12

was a size 12-14 when i got married, but def not now. am starting lighter life when i come back from holiday as have a lot to lose at the moment.

dh told me the other day that i didn't need to lose the weight for him, promptly told him not losing it for him losing it for myself!

don't really think that it is that important, infact at my lighterlife intro meeting a woamn was starting it that had got married on the saturday before, so she obviously didn't feel that it was that important.

i think if you are happy and pleased to be getting married it doesn't matter if you are a size 8 or 28 walking down that aisle!

moondog Mon 15-Aug-05 21:07:27

Fabulous anchovies!
Sooooo stylish.
Nbg,rofl at the knicker story. What did your dh say?

Hulababy Mon 15-Aug-05 21:08:09

Stunning photos anchovy!

I wasn't overwieght for my wedding no (some blurry photos here - but I have out on weight in the 7 years since!

hatoff Mon 15-Aug-05 21:10:35

yes, I tried to slim but kept eating! On the day I just fit into my dress! Now am bigger than ever, when I worry I eat so stop worrying and enjoy your day

Nbg Mon 15-Aug-05 21:11:52

He didn't cos mother of all things happened....












AF came to town.

meggymoo Mon 15-Aug-05 21:11:56

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moondog Mon 15-Aug-05 21:12:23

Oh,you're very lovely hulababy!

Hulababy Mon 15-Aug-05 21:12:39

LOL - I have aged since, honest! We were both 25 I think.

lockets Mon 15-Aug-05 21:13:34

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moondog Mon 15-Aug-05 21:13:39

Nbg...but did he see you disrobe? Love the thought of an excited expectant face turn to absolute horror.....

Charlee Mon 15-Aug-05 21:13:56

You looked lovley to Hula - see i told you all brides are gorgeous

anchovies Mon 15-Aug-05 21:16:09

You looked gorgeous hula! I'm glad you looked as young as I did, I was 25 too, everyone said I looked 18!

Hulababy Mon 15-Aug-05 21:17:04

Those were the days I guess. I still look younger than I am, but since having DD I have started to look older!

meggymoo Mon 15-Aug-05 21:21:31

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expatinscotland Mon 15-Aug-05 21:22:15

no. i was a UK size 6. but we also eloped so didn't have a big wedding.

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