I Love My Body More Now Than I Did Before (Anonymous)

Before having a baby, I would always fuss over little things and I hated my body. Now, I love my body more than ever! I love my stretch marks, my breasts, my dimply bottom… I love it all. And I love, especially, seeing all of the bodies (so different!) on here, and so beautiful! To start off, I am twenty-two years old and this was my first pregnancy. My delivery was pretty awful. Thank God I went into the whole thing completely naive. My little girl got stuck in the birth canal because she was posterior, my epidural didn’t work, I ended up with a huge episiotomy from vagina to butthole. Then, the medication they gave me for pain led to a wonderful romp in the E.R. just six days postpartum. Bad things aside, I now have a wonderful daughter who is now five months old (almost six) and I have been breastfeeding her the entire time. I love her more than anything! She’s worth every ounce of pain and every inch of stretch mark! Now, I am actually lighter than I was pre-partum, but my body is completely different. My breasts are larger, my butt is dimplier, and my hips are wider…I may be lighter, but nothing fits that used to!

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4 thoughts on “I Love My Body More Now Than I Did Before (Anonymous)

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 3:52 pm

    you look so amazing!!!

  • Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at 10:54 pm

    Thank you, Katie! :) It’s amazing how I didn’t appreciate my tiny little figure prepregnancy! It took a baby to appreciate what an amazing body I have–to create such a beautiful child!

  • Monday, December 3, 2007 at 10:54 pm

    I hope I look that good after I have my baby!

  • Monday, April 28, 2008 at 7:40 pm

    I’m a month and five days post partum, and trying to loose this weight. I’ve lost 25lbs. so far and am still brestfeeding. How did you loose it, You look great!

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