Monday, February 18, 2013

post partum style

oh the post partum body.  i was so curious about how my body would change.  curious/freaked out.  I didn't think much of it until a week or so before he was born though.  then it was all, let me mourn the loss of my youth.  ha.  a little too late for a freak out.  And then he arrived! ...  And I didn't look down for a few days.   I just wasn't ready to see what was ahead of me.  And now, six weeks post partum ...  I think I actually like my post partum self.  I am surprisingly OK with wider hips and a few more imperfections thrown into the mix.   They resulted in Tuck.  And breastfeeding... it's oddly empowering.  I'm all "i make my babies food!" 

But don't get me wrong ... I'm still interested in having abs again (;

29 comments:

  1. You look gorgeous! I love your positive outlook on everything, life.

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  2. let's be honest... I'd KILL for my (future) postpartum bod to look like THAT. You look truly incredible, and you're a MAMA. How amazing is that?!

    oh, and I am totally already in the curious/freaked out stage and I'm not even preggers yet - you are giving us all hope :)

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  4. You are gorgeous no matter what Mrs. T <3

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  5. Sarah! You are such a beautiful person inside and out :) And... I'd kill for your post-partum body any day... you are one hot mama!

    xxx
    Jenna

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  6. Oh you look super good. Plus boys tend to love hips (and boobs). And this all resulted in beautiful baby Tuck :) Congrats girl !

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  7. You look amazing!! My biggest worry when I was pregnant wasn't giving birth and the pain that would ensue, but what my body would look like afterwards. I was so nervous when I checked myself out in the mirror afterwards! But you really grow to accept those little changes and to be proud of them. :)

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  8. You look gorgeous. Love that dress!


    xx
    Bonnie Rose | The Compass Rose

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  9. I love the humor you have on the thoughts that we are all thinking! I think you look great!
    I am freaking out and I am not even pregnant. You make it look good though!

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  10. You look gorgeous!! I hear ya! I didn't even think about what my body would look like post partum, and I honestly had a really hard time dealing with the in between in those first few months afterwards. But yes, I mean our bodies grew and pushed out a baby and is now producing their food. Such a miracle! Lots of love!!!

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  11. You're looking fabulous, mama! :)

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  12. I agree - I'd kill for your postpartum style, and I love the upbeat attitude!

    I'm pregnant and am already thinking of this, so have kind of a random question. I've heard of those belly band things that you can get to wear after the baby is born, with the idea that it sucks things back in and helps you get back to your "old" shape a bit faster. Has anyone used this, or heard anything about it? I can't tell if it's crazy or brilliant...

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  13. You look STUNNING Sarah! You are s0 beautiful inside and out :)

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  14. Sarah you look absolutely stunning! =) Post Partum does sound a little scary to me as well. ;) Lucky for you, your body bounced back quickly!!! xoxo

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  15. @Sara - I thought about getting one but ended up not - as they are expensive! Plus, I think your shrinking has a lot to do with your uterus going back to your normal shape. So I'm entirely convinced they work, but more coincidental if that makes since. But I have yet to try it.

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  16. You definitely don't look post partum! Love that dress too!

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  17. ugh, you are totally one of THOSE who is still skinnier than me post baby. you look amazing!

    xo the egg out west.

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  18. Love, love this dress!! I agree ... After having my daughter I was a little scared to look down! But it's pretty amazing what our bodies can do and we should be proud!!! Love your blog & your sweet baby boy is adorable!

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  19. you are stunning! love that dress! i hope i look as good as you after having a baby!

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  20. haha abbs, it hink i vaguely remember what they looked like ;)

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  21. you are the cutest! i'll take your post partum body any day!

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  22. You are all things perfect. Cant believe you JUST had a baby! :)

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  23. You've got a fantastic attitude gorgeous lady! x

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  24. my sentiments exactly. The boobs!!! Oh the boobs.

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  25. I just love this. I was just like you and was a worry wort pre baby, but after my little guy was born, I actually liked my new postpartum look. It's funny, my mom jokingly told me that she'd remove the mirrors from my house for the first 6 weeks, but I was too focused(and sleep deprived) on the baby to really notice.

    The mama look looks great on you and you're totally rocking it!

    Enjoy your day :)

    ♥ Talia
    http://rubytiaradiaries.blogspot.com

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  26. you look beyond amazing. just sayin'. . .

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  27. you look beyond amazing. just sayin'. . .

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  28. You sure are rocking the whole post-partum thing!

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