Month 7: Buddy Up
If you'd love a trainer, but prefer to spend the money on Jimmy Choo's, look to a friend or family member for encouragement. As with many things in life, we're more likely to succeed at physical fitness or dieting if we feel like someone's got our back. So, pair up with a bridesmaid for regular workout sessions. Hit the grocery store and plan meals with your mom so that the two of you avoid unhealthy, processed junk at every meal. When you're feeling weak you'll be able to call on your buddy for motivation and vice versa. Some gyms offer a six-week bridal boot camp, on the theory that brides that exercise together will stick it out together.