Day after I got back to Manila, Myke and I slashed off some more items on our to-do list :)
With the morning business out of the way, Myke treated me to lunch at Bite Club at Katipunan.
It's now October 9. 14 days. Read that. 14 days before the big day. And I'm here in Davao. Away from home, my Myke, my cute doggies. Away from my suppliers. Away from strenous preps.
When I was first advised that I would be sent to Cebu and Davao for 8 days, I was excited for the trip but I can't help worrying. There are some things on our list that have to be attended and I wasn't sure if our preps would still be moving along even if I'm gone. So before leaving Manila, I made a to-do list for Myke and made sure that our coordinator has been given the guest list so the RSVP broadcast could commence. I've given instructions to Ricci to assist Myke anyway he can while I'm gone.
I was a bit frantic on our first two days in Cebu, but I finally learned to let go and accept the fact that we have to make do with the little time we'll have once I get home.
Based on our conversation earlier, seems that Myke has been busy making asikaso with some of the details. I'm happy and proud of my hubby-to-be. I can't wait to get home and give him a well-deserved kiss :)
My couturier sent me an SMS yesterday asking me if he could display my wedding dress at the Fashion Accessories and Beauty (FAB) Bazaar at the World Trade Center.
I guess I was a bit flattered, of course since my dress was on exhibit alongside the works of Randy Ortiz, Rajo Laurel, Jun Escario etc. I just hope I'd still fit in it since I am practically raiding the buffet at our hotel. Bad. Bad.
My dress might be getting attention but I won't let it overshine me on my big day :P
It's 22 days before the big day and I'm cramming! Yep, I didn't think I'd have to cram but I would be flying out of Manila and will be gone for more than a week (duty calls *sigh*). So that means I'd be unproductive for 8 days!
For someone who's gonna be married, 8 days is a lot of precious time and there's still a bit of work to do. The list of to-do's I've made don't seem to be that alarming but I guess I tend to make sure everything has been covered. No wonder my coordinator told me I'm OC.
There's not much I can do about it cos I'll be leaving on Monday already *sigh*
While working on our invites, I had the problem on how to print out Chinese names on our envelopes. Though I could write them myself, I wasn't sure that my handwriting is really that good plus I was going after the uniform look for the labels. So the idea of writing it by hand was scrapped since my handwriting might be legible on one envelope and then might resemble chicken scratches on the next :P
Now, my dilemma was that the PC I was using wasn't installed with the Chinese language packs. I had to look around the Net for Chinese translation sites just so I could generate Chinese characters. Good thing I stumbled on nciku. It has this nifty feature where you could write down the Chinese character (using your mouse) and it will list down the characters with similar strokes. So all I needed to do was to copy them onto my envelope draft and print them out :)
27 days! If I've felt pressure over the last few months, what more now that it's only 27 days before the big day!
I've had my third fitting last Saturday and I had one of my SS, my MOH and Myke with me. My SS's dress needed some more alterations while my MOH took hers home already. My gown needed only minor adjustments (hem line and straps) but Myke's suit was a bit snug. The color choice for his suit though is nice (thanks to moi) and he looked cute with his pink accessory. We still have to coordinate the fitting/ pick-up schedules of the other entourage members but I'm relying more on Myke for that. Thank God for a supportive hubby-to-be :D
Myke spent the Saturday evening with us during which he (we) had some heart to heart talk with my parents. But even before the conversation started, my mom started crying! Mama naman! I didn't want to start crying myself cos I know my mom and I could do some serious bawling duet so I began cracking up jokes. Myke said I was being makulit but I knew my parents well to know the best tactic to ease up on their 'water works'. I know that my parents would dearly miss me cos I am such a good daughter :P contrary to what my mom had said to Myke. She was telling ALL to Myke - my being lazy, hot-tempered etc. (nice one, Ma!).
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