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December 15, 2006

This is a shot of my belly at 31 weeks. All the stretch marks are from my first pregnancy, three years ago. I stretched out so much from the first one that, as of yet, I have developed no new stretch marks.

I was 18 when I had my first. So, just because you’re young doesn’t mean your body is going to be flawless afterward. I lost all my pregnancy yet and then some, but my belly remained wrinkly and saggy. It took me a while to accept that it would never be smooth. But now, I realize that I am beautiful. As my husband continuously tells me, my stretch marks are a reminder of the miracle I created.

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3 Responses to “Anonymous”

  1. Autumn Says:
    December 15th, 2006 at 4:13 pm

    you and your tummy are beautiful!

  2. Jordan's mommy Says:
    December 15th, 2006 at 10:38 pm

    My best friend…you are beautiful inside and out.

  3. Erin Says:
    August 14th, 2008 at 6:14 pm

    I always think of my stretchmarks as a badge of what my body has done and is capable of.


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