Monday, June 13, 2011

Baby Bumps of the PAST.




No, I am not pregnant. Nor do I want to be! I am very very very happy and satisfied with our decision to have 2 children and for me to have a tubal during my c-section. Just to clear that up! :)

Shell over at Things I Can't Say is hosting a "Rockin' the Baby Bump" Picture link up today. I love looking at these pictures now so I thought I'd play along. And to all my blog friends who haven't had kids yet...this is what you have to look forward to! ;)


37 weeks pregnant with Rory. We had a dance competition three weeks before Rory was due. I was GINORMOUS. She weighed 9 lbs, 7 oz when she was born.


34 weeks pregnant with Trace...even huger! He also was almost 10 lbs. With my second, I felt like I had a bump immediately. (And I definitely "showed" sooner!) Trace's bump was straight out front and Rory's was much more round. That's pretty obvious in the above pictures, I think. ha!

Oh being pregnant is an adventure. Not my favorite thing in the world, to be honest. I LOVE my kids and would have done anything to get them here, but man I'm glad I don't have to be pregnant anymore. My body just doesn't handle it well. You know how some women look their most beautiful, healthy and happy when they are pregnant? I'm the exact opposite. No amount of healthy eating, working out, walking, water, vitamins could make me feel "vibrant and glowing" during pregnancy. I'd do it all again to get Ro and Trace but MAN I'm glad I'm done! :)


20 comments:

Di said...

Those are some big baby's! Makes me appreciate Jellybean being such a peanut when he was born!

Meghan said...

You look beautiful, mama!

I hear ya on the big babies! My mom had four kids - 8.5, 10, 10.5 and 9.5! She was a trooper, that's for sure!

Neely said...

Awww I love this!

Galit Breen said...

Your bumps {and your babies!} are beautiful!

mamamash.com said...

Holy huge babies, Batman! But seriously, you rocked those bumps.

Shell said...

Those blue sweats are so cute! :)

I always got pretty miserable by the time I hit that last month mark. Totally worth it to get my babies, but I'm done, too!

Thanks for linking up!

Suitcase said...

I'm done too! You did a great job with the two you have. They couldn't be ANY cuter!!!

Creativechaos said...

All the joys I have to look forward to. Joy. Ha!

Your children are beautiful!

Emmy said...

Oh you are too hard on yourself- you looked great! And wow-your babies were big!! Love that last picture

Mom of the Twinkies and Tot! said...

I think you looked like a beautiful pregnant woman...& to have such big babies...wow! Mine were 6 lbs 11 oz and 2 lbs 12 & 2 lbs 7 oz...so all tiny babies for me!

RoryBore said...

and here I was thinking "what a cute, little baby bump." My 3 babies were 9, 3; 9,15; and 10, 8! yes..over 10 lbs! I was huge! This is a great idea of Shell's, but I made extra sure there are No Pics! LOL

Seasoned Air Force Spouse said...

I love the differences in the bumps and you looked fabulous, even if you didn't feel it. LOL

Renee said...

Those are some big babies...but you really don't look huge! Mine have all been pretty big too (pushing 9 lbs).

Kimberly said...

Those are some big babies! My 3rd was 9lbs 2 oz, but my first two were only 7 pounders. Great pictures!

Sandra said...

I felt vibrant and glowing but that probably has more to do with the fact that pregnancy gave me license to ingest as many carbs and fat grams that I wanted...let's not talk about the weight gain, k!

Erica said...

I think you looked adorable! Such cute bellies!

Jessica said...

9 and 10 lbs? Oh my goodness.

The Blue Zoo said...

Wow! You had big babies! But you were still adorable. =)

JDaniel4's Mom said...

What big babies! You looked just wonderful.

Anastasia said...

I'm sorry it wasn't ideal, but I think you look great. I love the dance recital one.