An OC Love Story

An OC Love Story

Danielle and Brandon first met when they were just 14 years old and became friends but did not starting dating until they were 20. Once they got together though, they quickly fell in love, became engaged and were married in a quiet court house ceremony on March 17, 2008.

Throughout the years, the couple’s vow to love each other in sickness and in health has been repeatedly put to the test. Starting at around age 26, Danielle began experiencing some troubling health issues and began to have chronic pain issues in her back and hips. In 2015 she discovered an apricot sized lump in her breast but was told that it was benign. Two years later, an MRI revealed a growth in her hip which sadly turned out to be stage 4 breast cancer. Unfortunately, by the time her cancer was discovered, it had advanced considerably. She underwent aggressive chemotherapy for five months but has continued to steadily decline in health. Despite the pain, sickness, and exhaustion she battles on a daily basis, Danielle and Brandon are trying their best to remain hopeful and to savor each moment they have left together. Wish Upon a Wedding loves this sweet couple and cannot wait to grant their very special vow renewal wish.

A Pittsburgh Love Story

A Pittsburgh Love Story

Shelley and William first met in 1994 through one of Shelley’s co-workers. They started dating immediately and soon after had their first child. 10 months later they had another baby. The next ten years were spent trying to get to know one another and figure out life with two small children. A few years ago, William began to experience some unexplained health problems. Despite numerous doctor visits, they were never able to get any good answers. On April 11th of last year, William had a stroke and collapsed at the grocery store. He spent the next 77 days in the hospital with a slew of harrowing complications including. On more than one occasion, he was clinging to life. William was ultimately diagnosed with interstitial lung disease with pulmonary fibrosis. His conditioned as progressed considerably and his only hope is a double lung transplant, which as of now, he has not been able to qualify for.

Shelley and William have endured so much over the years and are so excited to renew their vows in front of their family and friends. 

A NorCal Love Story

A NorCal Love Story

Brook and Mike first met online last summer. They began chatting and decided to meet in person. Within the first few days of hanging out, Brook knew that she had to tell Mike some very hard news. Earlier that year she had been diagnosed with breast cancer that had spread to her lymph nodes. Much to her surprise, Mike wasn’t scared and told her that he was sticking around. After a couple of failed treatment plans, Brook made the very hard decision to switch to palliative care. Although she struggles with an enormous amount of pain and fatigue on a daily basis, she’s trying to remain positive and be the best mom that she can be to the couple’s combined 9 children. 

Wish Upon a Wedding fell head over heels for this fun-loving couple and cannot wait to grant their wish for a wedding. 

A Seattle Vow Renewal

A Seattle Vow Renewal

Kerry and Kiernon first met when they were home from college on a break. They fell in love and ended up getting married just 10 months later. Two months into their marriage, Kerry unexpectedly collapsed while on the treadmill at the gym. She went into cardiac arrest and was air lifted to a near by hospital where she was diagnosed with a very serious heart condition. She underwent a surgery to have a defibrillator implanted. Over the next 18 years, they had four beautiful children and Kerry was able to manage her heart condition fairly well until having another massive heart episode.  Six months later, it happened again and her condition began to rapidly worsen. She was put on a list for a heart transplant and got the call on September 12, 2017. During her surgery, she suffered major complications, which resulted in a stroke. She spent seven weeks in the hospital and countless months in rehab learning how to do everything again. Throughout it all, Kiernon has been her rock.

We have loved meeting and getting to know Kerry and Kiernon and were honored to grant their wish for a vow renewal.

A Music City Vow Renewal

A Music City Vow Renewal

Cathy and Scott met online just over 15 years ago and embarked upon a whirlwind romance that has seen more than its fair share of hardship. After battling a variety of health issues for many years, Cathy began to experience some new and troubling symptoms in 2017. She underwent multiple tests and was sadly diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that had spread to her bones. She’s currently receiving a variety of exhausting treatments, all while caring for two small boys. Just as he has been since day one, Scott continues to stand by Cathy and support her through all that life throws at them. Wish Upon a Wedding loved meeting this wonderful couple and was thrilled to help them renew their vows.

A Chicago Love Story

A Chicago Love Story

Rachel and Alvie first met in 2013. After dating for many years and experiencing a series of dramatic ups and downs, including a brain aneurism and a new baby, they wed in a small, intimate ceremony. Four years into their married life, Rachel began to notice some troubling changes in her body. In addition to a chronic cough, she was suffering from intense rib pain and was struggling to carry their second baby around. Sadly, she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread to her bones. Wish Upon a Wedding was moved by their sweet story and is excited to grant their wish for a vow renewal.

A Seattle Love Story

A Seattle Love Story

25 years ago, just two months into their marriage, Kerry suddenly collapsed on the treadmill. She was life flighted to a nearby hospital and was diagnosed with a life threatening heart condition that changed the course of their lives forever. In addition to raising four beautiful children, the couple has spent the majority of their marriage battling Kerry’s condition.

Two years ago Kerry underwent a heart transplant surgery, during which she suffered a debilitating stroke. She has been fighting to regain a normal life ever since. Wish Upon a Wedding loved hearing this sweet couple’s story and cannot wait to grant their wish for a much deserved vow renewal.

They Still Do in Lexington

On February 7, 2019, Deborah and Greg gathered with family and friends to re-new their vows after 25 beautiful years of marriage. For the sweet couple, who first met as teenagers, the day was wonderful reminder of the great love they have for each other and the many obstacles they’ve faced together throughout the years.

For the past six years ago, Deborah has been battling breast cancer that has spread to her bones. Despite lengthy treatments and frequent pain, her joy remains. Wish Upon a Wedding was honored to hear Deborah and Greg’s story and to grant them this wish.

A Touching, Heartfelt, Lumberjack Themed, Snow-Filled, Oregon Wedding

A Touching, Heartfelt, Lumberjack Themed, Snow-Filled, Oregon Wedding

Heidi and Nate first met through an online dating site in 2017. They hit it off right away and quickly started seriously dating. In September of 2018, Heidi was diagnosed with an incredibly rare form of liver cancer that had spread to her bile ducts. She’s endured intense chemotherapy and radiation and has recently switched to palliative care.

Wish Upon a Wedding was incredibly touched by Heidi and Nate’s beautiful love story and was honored to grant their wish for a wedding.

A Shabby Chic Southern California Wedding

A Shabby Chic Southern California Wedding

Esther and Ernesto first met by happenstance a few years ago at a local restaurant. After dating for several years, they decided to start a family together but were forced to give up on that dream when Esther was diagnosed with an aggressive form of hormone-fueled triple negative breast cancer in early 2018. 

Wish Upon a Wedding fell head over heals for this sweet couple and was thrilled to grant them their magical wedding wish.