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this is what i look like almost 4 months after the birth of my son. i gained about 45 pounds while i was pregnant and stopped working out altogether. i was in really good shape before i got pregnant…i weighed about 140 or so and i am 5’6, but i worked out 5 days a week and had a lot of muscle tone….i quickly learned that is goes away quickly once you stop exercising. :) i am down to 152 right now (as of the pictures) but my pants are a lot more than 12 pounds away from fitting me..,.funny how that works :) anyway, i have started working out and i am eating really well so I hope to be back to my old size within a few months….but i’m being realistic. i got a few new stretch marks on my hips while i was pregnant and a couple on my inner thighs. i gained almost all my weight in my butt and thighs…i didnt look very pregnant at 9 months…people kept telling me that i only looked 5-6 months pregnant….but my normally bubble butt was EXTREMELY HUGE! and these thighs….well, lets not even talk about them! it was for a good cause though. i have the cutest, sweetest, most wonderful little baby boy in the whole world!

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  • Anonymous Thursday, April 19, 2007, 8:13 pm

    Hi…I totally know what you mean about the extra “junk in the trunk”! I gained most of my weight in my butt and thighs just like you (I posted here a few weeks ago – “The new body of a first time mom”). I think you look fantastic, especially for 4 months PP! Hang in there, those old pants will fit again soon (at least that’s what I keep telling myself…hehe) :)

  • BubbaMom Friday, April 20, 2007, 4:39 pm

    You honestly look awesome! Are you sure you are only 4 months PP? ;)

  • melissamom Saturday, April 21, 2007, 8:57 am

    You look fantastic! What a pretty post-baby belly you have. I think I related to your pics because we are shaped similarly—larger on the bottom half, but relatively tiny on top. Seeing your pics and thinking how great you look is a good step for me to see the beauty when I look in the mirror too! Thanks for sharing!

  • Seth Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 12:38 pm

    Guy again but I think you look great in the back and the front.

  • gina Thursday, June 28, 2007, 3:55 pm

    you look AMAZING!!! i would kill to be twice your size!!!

  • kim Saturday, July 14, 2007, 7:06 pm

    You look very small for 152lbs…150 is my target weight and I am 5’8. You look great…you don’t look like you were pregnant at all except for your scar. Which healed very nicely!

    I always think I look as good as someone with your body shape/size…then I look in the mirror, I even took a picture for this site and realize I don’t look good at all. Plus I am VERY pale so I can see every single strech mark bright as day!

    I am really working on it now….so hopefully I can be happy with my body someday.

    I just hope you are happy with yours, you really look great!

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