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What Happened to my Body (Texas)

May 20, 2009

i am 35 and have a 2 almost 3 yr old.i gained about 70 lbs with her.i was always a sexy full woman.i was a 10-12 now12-14.i hate my ugly body so much my wonderful hubby never gets to see me naked.i feel like Norbits wife(in the movie Norbit).when she goes to the pool and they ask her if she’s wearing bottoms and has to lift her belly…lol..i used to have great boobs, now they are still big but one nipple points down and the other one points wherever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!my daughter is the love of my life i dont regret her . but what did she do to body!!!!!!!!!!!!i had a 10lbs baby and lost 20 right away and i have lost alot but now i have the “dunlap” belly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!what gives.i look awful naked..i wanna love it again…texas

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9 Responses to “What Happened to my Body (Texas)”

  1. kasey Says:
    May 21st, 2009 at 5:43 am

    Hey Gorgeous Mama,

    Dont be so hard on yourself! Great Job- 10pd baby!! Big bubbas and big tummys do take their toll on your skin…
    I had a 10pd bub and put on tummy still actually look pregnant. I get asked everytime im out when my baby is due!! lol..
    Luckily you have slimmed right down, except for the skin that your big gorgeous baby stretched.
    You still have a beautiful body- you just need some time to accept the changes and to be comfortable in your own skin.
    When I feel unhappy, I imagine that im 85 years old- talking to myslef now…”your gorgeous woman, make the most of it!! ” lol…

  2. sally Says:
    May 21st, 2009 at 6:40 am

    Sorry you feel bad. It’s tough but you look good to me.

  3. bc Says:
    May 21st, 2009 at 7:12 am

    Wow! You are my body double(except your boobs are better)! I know how you feel but somehow I now feel less alone. Hang in there you’ll get your body back.

  4. Bridget Says:
    May 21st, 2009 at 8:25 am

    I gained a lot during my 1st pg and ended up looking much worse than I imagined but I am 3 yrs pp (with that one anyway, 15 pp with my youngest) and i’ve started exercising more because I feel my body craving it and i’ve felt so much better. I haven’t really lost much weight, but I do see changes in my shape and am happy about that. I guess what I’m saying is you CAN change your body if you’re unhappy with it. Better diet, exercise, and a good outlook will all definitely help. I think your breasts look great! Thank you for sharing your story and pics!

  5. Mama Says:
    May 23rd, 2009 at 11:09 pm

    Dont’ be ashamed of your body. Love yourself. You are beautiful. Never forget that!

  6. Leah Says:
    May 26th, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    Wow, this could be a pic of me! I thought I was the only one with the “flap”. I find myself grabbing it when no one is looking and forcefully hating it. Thank you for sharing your story. It’s nice to feel like I’m “normal” and not a hippo hybrid freak

  7. Teresa Says:
    August 6th, 2009 at 9:19 am

    Love the flap sister! I have it too. I realized yesterday that I always thought my lower belly was a problem area (before the sag and stretch marks!). I’m glad to have the clarity now to see myself in a much kinder light.
    We are all beautiful, just as we are.

  8. Angela Says:
    December 9th, 2009 at 3:52 am

    OMG Mama i think we have the exact same body. I could seriously be your body double. I am 11 months PP and I have the flap. One of my boobies is perky and the other stares at the floor. I think that we both have beautiful bodies!!! I try to embrace what makes me different and not kick myself about it so much. I mean look at the end product of this body transformation. You have a wonderful little girl!! I think your perfect!!!!!!!

  9. amy Says:
    April 5th, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    Thank you for posting. I am 8 months pp and feel (and look) exactly the same as you. I love my daughter but can’t even remember what it’s like to feel sexy. I’ve tried diet and exercise but I’m so tired and hungry all the time. I hate myself but at least I now know I’m not the only one going through this.


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