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before and after (Anonymous)

I gave birth to my son early last year. I have been a competitive runner for years, and continued to run until my third trimester. I have always valued keeping myself in shape, and I was terrified that I would hate my post-baby body. I gained about thirty pounds during my pregnancy, and it took about 4 months to shed it. I am now back to running my pre-pregnancy distances, and am in better shape than ever. However, I have one stubborn patch of fat and loose skin right under my bellybutton. You know what? I love it! It is a reminder of what my body created, and I welcome the change! The pictures are a before and after. Sorry for the editing… I am a little shy.

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  • Sarah Sunday, February 10, 2008, 1:04 am

    Mama, you look GREAT! What patch of fat??? Congratulations!

  • Katherine Monday, February 11, 2008, 8:59 am

    Are you breastfeeding? If so, has returning to your training regimen diminished your milk supply? I want to start running again once the snow and ice clear, but I also don’t want to jeopardize my milk, especially as my son is getting bigger and needs more, not less of it! Thanks for sharing!

  • Kashi1134 Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 2:52 pm

    What patch of fat?
    You could have posted this as a pre-prego pick and I would have believed it without a doubt. You look HOT!

  • tina Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 6:51 pm

    u look great. but u shouldnt have censored your beautiful body.

  • MansonDust Thursday, March 13, 2008, 7:39 am

    Wow ! I wish I looked like you !!

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