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Beauty from pain: A cancer survivor's non-wig ways to rock being a bald bride

“Will you postpone the wedding until after your cancer is gone?” asked my friend the week I was re-diagnosed with lymphoma. My response was so feral it surprised even me. “Honey, come hell or high water, I am motherloving having this wedding, and you better motherloving be there because I don’t know how long I’ve got left.”

My cancer came back a few months before my wedding, and I wanted to use my baldness as an opportunity to recognize cancer's presence while living through it with beauty and joy. Here's my story…

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A rainbow of sweet and dreamy pastel wedding dresses

We rounded up a crap-ton of adorably pastel pink dresses a while back and wanted to give some real love to the rest of the rainbow. All pastels are good pastels, amirite? We've got dusty blues, sweet seafoams, flowery lavenders, buttery yellows, and delicate floral prints. Embrace your inner '80s prom queen and rock one of these pastel wedding dresses, won't you? Poofy sleeves optional.