Need I say more? Let’s have a little chat about our cute little preggo bods!
As you know from my birth story, I felt great during all of my pregnancy. I ate 5-6 small meals a day and I lifted 4-5 days a week. Not much changed in my routine, however my body definitely changed more than I anticipated, and I’m not just talking about the growing belly. Despite my efforts of continuing to lift fairly heavy (but safe, of course), my body started storing fat in place of that hard earned muscle I had! The first to go was my butt, I noticed a little less muscle, and a lot more fat (cough, cottage cheese, cough) and my boyfriend can attest to this LOL. I got saddlebags for the first time in my life. My inner thighs looked way less toned and my big ol’ quads shrank in half. I was fairly built from being an athlete all my life (if you count competitive cheer.. I do!), so this was a bit of a shock to me. I was so in love with being pregnant so my changing body wasn’t the end of the world.
I have officially been a SAHM for as long as it takes to grow a baby. Nine months. Does that make me an expert, not in the slightest. However, I am well versed in my constant. CHANGE. I didn’t always want to be a SAHM. When I was little my career choices were either Astronaut, Fashion Designer, Chef, or Hairstylist. The closest I am ever getting to the stars, is my horoscope. Once I realized there is so much math involved in sewing, that kinda made me lose interest in that. I like to think of myself as a self proclaimed Chef (toot toot). Mama can still get down with some hair though. Two out of four ain’t bad. It wasn’t until I had an early twenty’s ephifany, of how fun it would be to hang out all day with my kids. Hang out, she says. Oh, where has that naive little 22 year old gone. Let me give you a little back story. My husband went to medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico. He had just graduated from ASU, with his undergrad degree. We were both 22, and had been dating for 5 years. Still boyfriend and girlfriend at the time. Not only did I choose to go with him for our relationship, but I wanted to take advantage of this opportunity. To live somewhere new, in a whole
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