8:08 am: Woke up with knot in stomach.
8:15 am: Heather starts to straighten hair.
8:37 am: Ran last minute errands. Bought cake cutter, lolly-pop sticks, goodie bags, candles. Took items to Heather’s house.
9:50 am: Heather still straightening hair.
10:56 am: Chuck gets into town. Met at SpringHill Suites.
12:02 pm: Lunch at Chick-fil-a with Mom, Karli, Kevin, Kerry & Chuck. Barely got down a chicken sandwich. Table had a wobbly leg.
12:30 pm: Heather still straightening hair.
1:14 pm: Heather’s relatives from Lakeland arrive in town.
2:07 pm: Heather & Harrison Family are off to get manicures and pedicures.
2:15 pm: Mom, Karli, Kevin, Kerry & Chuck go to Kohl’s to buy last minute clothes for rehearsal dinner. Black socks for Kerry. Shirt and tie for Nic.
4:12 pm: Let Billy & Tracy into the house.
5:00 pm: Heather straightens hair.
5:50 pm: Heather goes to closet to get dress.
5:53 pm: Heather cannot find dress.
5:54 pm: Kathy goes to closet to look for dress. Cannot find dress.
5:55 pm: Don goes to closet to look for dress. Cannot find dress. Heather starts to cry.
5:56 pm: Heather’s entire family goes to closet to look for dress. Cannot find dress. Heather continues to cry.
5:58 pm: Kathy goes back to closet and finds dress in same place everyone was just looking. Heather stops crying.
6:06 pm: Everyone arrives at SouthWood Community Center for wedding rehearsal. Grandparents, Wedding party, Parents, Sisters, Nephews, Musicians & Friends.
6:28 pm: Try to keep from throwing up.
6:55 pm: Make jokes with T.J. to take my mind off the ceremony.
7:03 pm: Ask Karen & Don 7 or 8 times what the order of the service is.
7:35 pm: Arrive at Marie Livingston’s Steak House. (Best steak house in Tallahassee!) Ordered the steak. So did my fiancé. Mashed potatoes, sweet tea, salad & cheesecake.
8:29 pm: Give groomsmen and bridesmaids their gifts. Shoes for the boys. Purses, necklaces & wine glasses for the girls.
9:03 pm: Kiss my fiancé goodnight for the last time. Say goodbye.
10:14 pm: Heather and bridesmaids put together bouquets. Writes checks for vendors.
12:00 am: Lay in bed and think about how amazing it is I get to marry my best friend.