Hi ladies! (I'm assuming it's mostly ladies reading this!?) How goes your wedding/post wedding/just-need-to-get-in-shape fitness routines?! I'm in week 3 of my renewed fitness motivation, after I found out I gained 10lbs and 2 inches everywhere since the honeymoon (you can read more on that here! ) and I'm happy to say I think I've… Continue reading MyBigFatPakistaniWeddingWeightLossChallenge Update!
Both brides-to-be and newlyweds will be able to appreciate this: wanting to lose weight. But wait, you may say, didn’t you recently lose the weight before your wedding? (Yes, yes I did). But, then I got married. And ate. Lots. And replaced working out with cuddling on the couch. And so now, I, like other… Continue reading MyBigFatPakistaniWedding Weight Loss Challenge
So, when I first started this blog I told you how weight loss would be covered in the countdown to the wedding day. This was partly due to the fact that in my three years of courtship with SM, I had gained 20lbs! (I'm just under 5'4" so thats quite a bit for me!) We… Continue reading How I lost 20lbs for my Wedding
It’s true. Especially Pakistani ones. Our culture is one where food = love. And so throughout our courtship how does my fiancé want to show his love? By feeding me. (Shhh...we're not talking about the part where I happily obliged). The result? Since I met him in May 2010, I gained 19 pounds! 19! How? Because when… Continue reading Fiances Make You Fat
Hi! I’m Safa. I’m a 20-something, Canadian-Pakistani, Toronto-based writer and bride-to-be. And this is a blog is about my upcoming big fat Pakistani wedding (BFPW). (Consider the acronym officially coined!) “When’s the big day!?” is a fairly simple question that is asked of brides-to-be. And typically, the anticipated answer is straightforward: a date. One date.… Continue reading Inspiration for my Big FAT Pakistani Wedding