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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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Didn't love your wedding photos? This couple's post-wedding shoot turned regret into #goals

Sami and JJ had a large, formal wedding last May, but realized that their true vision wasn't really portrayed in their photos. Fear not: there's always a way to salvage the memories of that time, especially if you still have some gorgeous wedding garb and pretty scenery.

They decided to have a post-wedding shoot to celebrate the first few months of their marriage and snag a few amazing portraits along the way. The moral of the story is if don't love your photos, snag a few new ones in a post-wedding shoot and don't sweat it too much. Shall we see some killer post-wedding bliss?

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We're heart eyes over this fetching San Francisco wedding in Golden Gate Park

The morning of Jake and Mandi's San Francisco wedding, everyone got ready at the Harbor Court Hotel, a waterfront hotel in the Embarcadero area of San Francisco. After their first look, the wedding party hopped on a classic San Francisco trolley to go to their ceremony in Golden Gate Park.

Don't miss the super sweet baby's breath flower crown, the paper-meets-real flower bouquet (with family pictures attached!), the family heirloom watch worn by Mandi from Jake's family, and some subtle Harry Potter detail magic.