Being a new mother is hard. All of a sudden BAM- here is motherhood and you are totally responsible for raising up a little human. It is hugely rewarding, yet amazingly difficult. With all of this new found responsibility the first thing you let go of is taking care of yourself. Showers can wait until the next feeding is over. But guess what, your babe has decided to cluster feed and next thing you know it is 3 pm and you’re still in your pjs. I totally get it....more
I think that stretch marks are up there with cellulite as one of the more annoying yet typical skincare issues that millions of people suffer from. I keep seeing commercials on TV for creams that claim to get rid of ...more
My truth is that my body never returned to what it was pre-baby. My truth is that my stretch marks were not minimal and the stretched skin never really puckered back up. My truth is that my belly button will always look a little weird and wrinkly now. My truth is that there will always be a bit of a lip at the bottom of my stomach from where the loose skin hangs, thanks to either C-sections or very large babies. I wanted to post pictures of my truth to show that I have no regrets concerning this truth. I have no fear of it.
Four years ago I was ready to finally address how I felt about my body and I really wanted to know how to get rid of stretch marks that were wreaking havoc on my self confidence.
I had suffered with these ugly stretch marks since the birth of my first child and while I had tried to ignore them they were right there in the mirror every morning. I covered them as quickly as possible, after all who wants to be reminded that their mid section is covered in terrible scars. And yes, they really were terrible scars.
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