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that dress...

Here's what I look like in this dress at 32 weeks.

And here's what it looks like now.

Yes, I'm still taking pictures in our women's room...

And check out those heels. I'm just glad my feet get into them and they aren't 1/2 as swollen as they were when I was pregnant.  I won't and don't wear heels every day, but I have a few times since having Coen.  Not my most favorite option, but they still make everything look better, even if they aren't that comfy.

Just wanted to note how my body has changed.

Another note.  A lot of people are asking me why I'm so dressed up today.  To be perfectly honest.  My clothes don't fit me.  I'm 5 pounds lighter than my pre-pregnancy weight and I just cannot get clothes on like I used to.  My hips are wider and my stomach just isn't as flat as it once was.  Plus, when I get into them and sit all day, they pinch my tummy and that just doesn't feel good after 8 hours of sitting.

I'm thinking about being more aware of what I'm eating.  I mean, I have to keep my calories up for nursing, but I can make better choices.  I just feel like I'm starving when I don't eat all day.  It's maddening.  Today I packed a can of soup, PB&J x2, frozen SmartOnes meal, 2 apples, pretzels, oatmeal x2 and gold fish.  That should be good for today's meals/snacks while at work, but there are some days when I bring 1/2 that and I literally get a headache from not eating more.

Oh well,  one of these days things will start to take shape again.

Happy Thursday!


(almost) ginger said…
I am mostly a lurker, but I HAD to chime in and tell you that I am having the exact same problem! I am 5 pounds lighter than my pre-pregnancy weight, but my clothes just. don't. fit. Still, after seven months. Glad to know I'm not the only one! And sorry you're going through this- I can commiserate!
M said…
I like that dress and think it is great that you can wear it post baby! next time people ask you why you are so dressed up you should say "because I feel like it"!!

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