We all want to look as beautiful as possible on our wedding days, and that often means going all out on the beauty treatments. A word of caution: there are some beauty treatments you will want to skip close to your big day because they may make things worse, not better! … read more
As plus-size brides, there are a few things that we may want to think about when we are planning our weddings. I think that sometimes, as plus-sized folks, we often tend to shy away from talking about how our needs may differ a bit from smaller brides, but as fat and fabulous women, there is nothing to be ashamed of. … read more
For me personally, working out can feel like a chore. A treadmill doesn’t magically inspire me, and those weight benches just plain scare me. However, over the years, I’ve come up with ways to work out that are fun. … read more
All brides want to look good on their wedding days, and many equate this with looking thinner. However, sometimes people will go to extreme and harmful lengths to do this. While many brides attempt to lose weight before walking down the aisle, some do it in dangerous ways by harmfully restricting calories. This is not only unhealthy, but also counterproductive. … read more
What is supposed to be one of the most happy and blissful times of our lives is simply not. Instead of going out to dinner with friends, or daydreaming about our honeymoon, we’re miles apart sitting in hospital rooms with our mothers. We have reason to believe everything is on the up and up, but right now life is downright miserable for our entire family.
Happy & healthy just a few months ago! MOH Julia, Me, Mama Seashell, FMIL Justine in October 2009
Just over a year ago Mr. Seashell’s mother was diagnosed with liver cancer. … read more