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Don’t know what to think…… (Anonymous)

October 7, 2009

I found out I was pregnant in March 2007 and I gave birth to my beautiful daughter November 2008. I am now almost 10 month PP and I still don’t know what to think of my body. Some days are good and I think I look great and others I just want to cover every inch and go sulk in a corner. I think it may be becoming a problem because i’ve noticed everytime (and I do mean EVERYTIME) I see a woman in a bikini or even sweat pants and a t- shirt and she has a great body, I just feel disgusted with myself and wonder why I cant make myself get down to a reasonable size. My husband says I look great which does help but sometimes I wonder if he’s just saying it to make me feel better. I just don’t know what to think anymore.

Age: 22
Number of pregnancies/births: 2 pregnancies and 1 birth
10 months PP

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7 Responses to “Don’t know what to think…… (Anonymous)”

  1. Mary Says:
    October 7th, 2009 at 3:23 pm

    You do look great… I think we are all meant to have good days and bad days, its the cycle of self acceptance and self improvement. But I know how you feel, and I use bad days for fuel, they just make me go to the gym for an extra 20 min, or make smarter food choices! Think about what you dont like, and how you can make it better… No Sulking :)

  2. dan Says:
    October 7th, 2009 at 8:34 pm

    i try not to do this very much, but as a guy looking around to check out nakid woman, you score a 8.5 or above (not a complete pic). in the most respectful way possible, you pretty damn hot momma

  3. Heather Says:
    October 8th, 2009 at 2:33 am

    I feel pretty much the same way. It’s even worse when I see photos of myself a few years ago (in a bikibi) You are not the only one who gets these feelings!
    The worst thing to do, is nothing. I’ve started pilates and yoga. I hate exercise, but it’s really gentle, but effective! My belly is slowly toning, and I’ve found that exercise makes me less stressed and happier. There are mother and baby yoga DVD’s you could maybe try. Me and my daughter have great fun doing it!
    You look a lot like me!

  4. Anonymous Says:
    October 8th, 2009 at 9:31 am

    I know how you feel, I also had a baby last November, and my belly looks the same as yours. Though your actually thinner then me. I gained a ton of weight in my pregnancy, and its taking forever to lose it. Don’t worry though, some people it takes a couple years for their body to go back. I’m still waiting, and like you, am unhappy with my body.

  5. Real Mom Says:
    October 9th, 2009 at 8:08 am

    I feel the same way as you. We moved to Florida a little over a year ago, so naturally women with perfect bodies and in little bathing suits are everywhere.I had a women my age(22) down the street from me who would wash her car everyday in a string bikini, bending over the car like she was a model. It drove me nuts. here I am,with my baby, walking to desperately try to lose weight and she is showing off her perfect body to every person who drives by.
    I have found that since having my son 20 months ago I have become very bitter and resentful of other women who haven’t had children or who have great bodies after having a baby. I have become distant and almost depressed about my body.
    Before my son, I had a great body and I got a lot of attention because of it. I was really short and skinny so people made a big deal out of “how small” I was.
    I guess I need to stop living in the past =(

  6. Sarah Says:
    October 9th, 2009 at 11:56 pm

    You have a sexy and womanly figure! Listen to your husband. If anyone would tell you the truth, it’s him. And we will also tell you the truth. Be proud of who you are. You look fantastic!

  7. Jenn Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    I’d like to say, you look beautiful. Your body did and beautiful and magical thing, you should be proud. I’d also like to add that it was nice seeing a man comment. It’s nice to see men are not a judgmental as we all think. Or as I think at least. Keep you head up sweetie, you will lose the weight.

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