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fibromyalgia

We’ve got beautiful weddings from brides with fibro, plus tips for a disability-friendly wedding (especially when you’re not visibly disabled).

2 things I didn’t care about as a chronically ill bride

When I was engaged to my husband, I was in the process of being diagnosed with lupus and fibromyalgia. During what should have been my time of joy, I was ridiculously sick. Therefore my wedding, although I tended to it the best I could, did not have all the typical girl-things most brides obsess about…

Accessible weddings with less stress

Will your wedding be accessible? Maybe it should be, even if you and your partner don’t have disabilities. Chances are good that someone in your wedding party or on your guest list does, even if it’s not a visible disability. Let us share less-stress tricks for accessible weddings.

The 5 most comfy wedding shoes for brides with chronic pain — or anyone!

Are you planning a wedding? Congratulations! Are you planning a wedding and have chronic pain? The shoe is the most important part of your day…

Spoonie Bride: How to find a wedding dress when chronically ill

When it comes to planning your Spoonie wedding, it’s all about the dress. If you suffer from chronic pain from a chronic illness, the dress will be a big factor in how your wedding day will go… This is because the dress dictates your comfort level! Here are some easy ways to figure out which wedding dress will feel good, without wasting spoons trying on tons of dresses…

Cushy cuteness: Comfy wedding shoes for those who need foot TLC [UPDATED for 2021!!]

Not all of us can hobble around in sky-high stilettos and inexpensive but back-breaking shoes. Some of us have tootsie issues, chronic illness, orthotics, and generally just want to be able to walk for a lot of hours in cozier shoes. That’s where these comfortable wedding shoes come in. We’ve collected a whole bunch of cushy-but-cute wedding shoes that will last you a good long while running around on your wedding day.

Orthopedic chic wedding shoes [UPDATED for 2021!!]

Here are a few options for those of us who need arch support, padded footbeds, and a little more love for our toes. Obviously, you know your special foot needs best and I’m certainly not saying every one of these styles will work for every foot… but these brands all have a solid commitment to comfort, stability, and support.