The tent has come down, the couple is wed, and the guests have gone home. The wedding was fantastic, the food delish, and now, we update!

Top Five Top Five:

Top Five Typical Pakistani Inappropriate Comments Made
  1. "The government doesn't pay their employees very much, do they? How much do you make?"
  2. "How much weight have you gained?"
  3. "You should wax your arms; it's your wedding day!" (response: "no, I don't think so.") "Yes, you should wax your arms."
  4. "Every time I see you, you are eating."
  5. "I didn't get a wedding invitation. Where and when is it?"

Top Five Ailments

  1. Achy-breaky back
  2. Ribs crushed in the attempt to wear pre-pregnancy lengha above 8 month pregnant belly
  3. No rest for the wicked because in order to spend time with the grandfathers, you have to be up at 6 a.m. and in order to hang with the cousins, you have to be up until 2 a.m.
  4. Diabetic coma after eating all the food and sweets and the snacks that Cybermom is notorious for scattering throughout the house
  5. Marshmallow toes from flying and standing so much

Top Five Lessons Learned

  1. Don't get nails done with LB because you will inevitably get the bad guy
  2. Don't let Aunty Yaz sit in a rickety chair
  3. Don't tell Nanaji you will bring 4 of the Harry Potter books to him unless you actually have them in hand
  4. Don't park your van in the soggy grass the evening after a tornado warning and hard rain
  5. Don't get a sari blouse that closes with tiny hooks that are supposed to hang onto teeny bits of thread but don't

Top Five Foods Had

  1. Dehi Vada
  2. Wedding cake
  3. Big, juicy dates that you can eat with a knife and fork
  4. Palak
  5. Goat meat

Top Five Moments of the Wedding Weekend

  1. The Qs and O Bro's comedy routine
  2. Noozle's singing "Summertime" just for LB
  3. All of LB's friends in one place laughing, eating, and enjoying themselves
  4. The dancing at the mehndi and when the music kept stopping and starting, hearing Aunty Yaz's exclaim during one of the moments of silence in her piercing voice "SOMETHING'S WRONG!"
  5. Gunnar's maiyoun dancing and wedding speech

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