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January 20, 2007

I found your site when I was 5 months pregnant with my first child earlier this year. I was so deathly afraid of my body being “ruined” once I had my baby, so I looked through the pictures and stories at your site to get an idea of what I might look like. It really helped me realize that gaining weight, getting stretch marks, or droopy skin were not important once my baby was here.

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7 Responses to “Thea”

  1. savannah Says:
    January 20th, 2007 at 9:21 pm

    You look great! If you dont mind me asking, how much did you gain during your pregnancy??

  2. Manic Mom Says:
    January 21st, 2007 at 11:21 am

    Cute jammies–cute tattoo! Cute stretchmarks. Beautiful.

  3. Jenny Says:
    January 22nd, 2007 at 11:30 am

    Wow! You look so good!
    I feel inspired now to have this first baby now, and bring back the old Jenny body back soon in spring.
    Thank you for cheering me up.

  4. Thea Says:
    January 29th, 2007 at 8:37 pm

    Thank you! I thought I was so huge and “blah” looking…but really I only gained 30lbs. I am currently 8lbs away from pre-pregnancy weight. those last few lbs are so hard to come off!

  5. kayla Says:
    March 16th, 2007 at 11:04 pm

    you look really good, but i was wondering if you used any kind of lotion to prevent stretch marks while you were pregnant. i am 5 months with my first baby and i am 19 years old, scared to death about my body baing ruined. please write me back and also did you work out during your pregnancy??

  6. Thea Says:
    June 17th, 2007 at 8:50 pm

    thanx, yes I did use cocoa butter every day on my stomach and I walked a lot!

  7. Thea Says:
    November 1st, 2007 at 9:52 am

    oh yeh, I forgot to put these are 3 weeks after I had my son.


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