You may have noticed from my lack of enthusiastic posting lately that I've been in a bit of a wedding hiatus. Between surgery, recovery, moving, and the bar exam, the wedding just has not been a high priority. But now I can feel the clock ticking with ever-increasing voracity, and now that we are, if not settled, at least at a permanent residence (permanent = 1 year in Nicoleland), it is time to kick the wedding stuff into high geer.
And so this week I set out to take care of some things that should have been taken care of long ago. Among these are a complete list of everything that must be done before and during the wedding and a complete spreadsheet with all of our foreseeable expenses.
Most bloggers I know describe themselves as having a "type-A" personality. I hate this phrase. Mostly because I hate the kinds of tests that determine these things. However, the shoe fits in my case. I need order, I need structure, and I need organization, or I just get frustrated.
Now that I have everything written down and sorted, I feel much better about this whole wedding business, and I am ready to tackle my Knot list. Especially since we now have a thorough and comprehensive budget that actually puts us within our means. Yay for not going over budget!
Today: order. Tomorrow: invitations, registries, honeymoon, and bridesmaid dresses.
And job applications.
What helps you keep from being overwhelmed? Is there a system you use(d) to help you remember everything?