what i miss about being pregnant.

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being pregnant in heels. yes, seriously. nothing too crazy. but an extra two inch lift did wonders for my confidence. when my body felt out of my control a kitten heel did the trick.

the anticipation. i literally did not talk about anything else for the entire 9 months.

picking a name. this one may have been my favorite. maxwell was almost a marcel or benjamin! knox was always knox. because knox. but brainstorming, playing with initials and trolling top 100 name lists was really fun.

then proceeding to doodle baby's chosen name a million times.

me time. a distant memory...

nesting. actually, i think i still do this!

taking it easy. for twice in my life i finally slowed down. literally, by 6 months i was waddling.

smiling at people and having them smile back. even the grouchiest frowns were turned upside-down. i was delivering more than just a baby, but also lots of smiles! these days it's about 50/50, which makes me sad. but at the same time i get it. i have days when i struggle and forget to smile and there isn't a pregnant lady in sight!

ultrasounds. just incredible. i don't miss that cold jelly though. or the diabetes test. THAT JUICE. never again.

the glow. i'm not positive i did radiate some impending motherhood hue, but i sure felt it from within. my growing babies shining right through me, more and more each day.

then again, i still have that last one don't i?

xoxo,

sony

 

 

 

 

 

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