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First Time Mommy (Anonymous)

February 24, 2008

I found out I was pregnant when I was 18 almost 19. I was so scared, at first I was thinking about getting an abortion, but I thought about it.. And I really could not do it. So I decided to keep it. Those 9 months were the longest 9 months I have ever experienced. I had frequent bladder infections. Was in the hospital for a kidney infection. And I gained a lot of weight. I had finally gotten down to my goal body size and I was so proud, and then, BAM my weight shot back up. I was huge. Luckily now that my son is about 5 months old, I am shedding the weight. My stomach is saggy and covered with stretch marks. But, I have grown to love them. They show my journey. And if anyone sees my stomach, they will know, I have had a child. And, on top of weight, and everything else I had to get a c-section. But, once again just another mark that shows my journey. I am so proud of who I have become. I have just turned 20, and in this past year I have changed who I am inside and out. My boyfriend and i are still together. And adore our son. And not for one second have I regretted keeping him. I lost a lot of friends, but I gained the love of my life. And these 5 months have flown by. And that is all I really need.

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4 Responses to “First Time Mommy (Anonymous)”

  1. Jaclyn Says:
    February 24th, 2008 at 1:01 pm

    The photo of you and your son just gives me the warmest feeling. I think you look wonderful!

  2. mia Says:
    February 24th, 2008 at 1:27 pm

    Awwwww, look at him, he totally loves you soooo much! what a great picture of you and your little boy. Your so pretty and your son is so handsome! He is so worth those beautiful stretch marks and the whole journey your body went through to create him. What a joy- Congratulations.

  3. Sarah Says:
    February 24th, 2008 at 3:29 pm

    You are so beautiful and so is your son! I love where you said that you have lost friends but you have gained the love of your life! How true!!! Thank you for sharing your story and for keeping your son and becoming a mother! You sound like a great mother! :D

  4. Bettina Says:
    March 14th, 2008 at 10:35 pm

    Your baby looks so very happy in your arms…You must be a wonderful mother.


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