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Looking Pregnant

I know for a lot of women being pregnant it a rough time where you have to watch your whole body get bigger and bigger. I feel like the complete opposite. I have managed to lose a little weight in my butt and legs and gain mostly in my tummy. I am sure that as my tummy expands so will the rest of me. But for right now I feel so pretty. I know it sounds kind of braggish, but I have always had mediocre body image. Being pregnant is the prettiest I have felt in years. I love my belly. I like the weight loss elsewehere. I am enjoying the attention (who the heck wouldn't). It also doesn't hurt that I have a doting husband who reminds me daily how beautiful I look and how much he loves me. I even feel like I am prettier in his eyes right now. He has always thought pregnant woman were lovely (I think it is that leftover evolutionary thing of pregnancy=fertility=passing on your genetics). I just feel lucky that instead of feeling fat and yucky, I feel pregnant and beautiful.

If only I could get rid of the morning sickness, heartburn and headaches... :>).

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Nichole 4:57 PM  

I agree - I think you look lovely... Your baby bump is so cute! Thanks for sharing the pictures! I can't believe you're 20 weeks already! :-)

seattlegal 5:23 PM  

Me too. I love my growing belly (and I love the attention too). :-D

Mich 8:20 PM  

You said it!! I'm happy that you guys are enjoying the journey so much (aside from the ms) - you might just find that you feel the same way about your post-preg body! I was thrilled to find that I'm more comfortable in this body than my pre-preg body - that's always a nice surprise :)

You really do look really good, by the way!



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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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