ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID, NEVER NOT A BRIDESMAID

a countdown to wedding season!
  1. 8
    average number of appetizers i eat during cocktail hour.
  2. 7
    number of states i've traveled to for weddings.
  3. 7
    number of interfaith weddings i've attended.
  4. 6
    number of weddings i've been a bridesmaid in.
  5. 6
    average number of elbows i've thrown trying to catch the bouquet.
  6. 5
    number of bachelorette parties i've organized.
  7. 5
    average number of tears i shed during the ceremony. yes, even a former coworker's.
  8. 5
    number of live bands that have played weddings i've attended.
  9. 4.5
    number of babies made by couples who had me in their wedding.
  10. 4
    number of speeches i've given at weddings.
  11. 4
    average number of minutes i can stand the hora.
  12. 4
    average number of trips to the photo booth before dinner is served.
  13. 3
    number of states i've planned bachelorette parties in.
  14. 3
    number of brides who got cake in the face at weddings i've attended.
  15. 3
    number of weddings i've attended on labor day the past three years.
  16. 3
    number of afterparties i've attended in hotel lobbies.
  17. 2
    number of speeches i've given at rehearsal dinners.
  18. 2
    number of ceremonies affected by rain [no alanis, none of those brides saw the irony]
  19. 2
    number of singles tables i've been seated at.
  20. 2
    number of weddings i've attended that included dogs in the ceremony.
  21. 1
    number of weddings i've attended that had a cigar bar.
  22. 1
    number of chuppahs i've held [and nearly dropped mid-ceremony]
  23. 1
    number of weddings i've attended that john waters also attended.
  24. 1
    number of weddings i've attended that elvis officiated.
  25. 0
    number of guys i've met at weddings.