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Why Does Everyone seem Pregnant?
I can’t seem to go on any social platforms at the moment without pictures of bumps, scans or announcements and in all honesty, I am a little jealous.
I didn’t enjoy pregnancy, I don’t think I can go as far to say that I hated it but there were defiantly more lows to being up the
I really struggled with my changing body too, I felt uncomfortable in this new body and my skin itched like hell from all the stretching. I didn’t know how to dress and normal maternity styles just weren’t my thing, so I ended up wearing my normal clothes with stretchy vests underneath to cover the overhang. I never felt comfortable.
Pelvic pain, oh the pain! It made walking impossible and one day while “trying to stay active” I was overtaken by an old lady with a walking stick, this is no joke.
Despite the sickness, the swollen ankles and the piles (!) I can’t help but find myself forgetting about all that and remembering the amazing things that came with it all, when I see the bumps, scans and announcements.
The first time I saw my children on the scanner, the little flutter of heart
The first time, I saw my stomach move when you kicked me and made me feel like you were going to burst through my skin.
The first time, you got hiccups in my stomach and then every night after, after my dinner. It was like clockwork. My daughter still gets the hiccups after her dinner each night.
The first time I saw you, you flip flopped onto my stomach and I can remember seeing the thick matt of dark hair and how pink you were.
I have my two children, they are
I know this is ridiculous though, they still need me, Christ I am 32 and believe me; I still need my parents from time to time even now.
So for now I will go all gooey eyed when I see my friends growing bumps, a waddling stranger in the street or a tiny new born baby
Nope, I won’t be having anymore…maybe…nope. nope. NOPE!!…maybe?
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