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I hated being pregnant. Yes, OF COURSE it was worth it - OF COURSE.
But we have the option to own or truth despite the highlight reel on social media and my truth is: growing this sweet peanut drained me mentally, emotionally and physically more than any other phase of life.
So, this isn't about a "before and after." It's about the freaking journey.
40 weeks pregnant vs. 6 weeks post-Max
TODAY I feel squishier and much weaker than I've been in a long time (just being real) BUT then I remind myself:
You birthed a (pretty sizable) human being.
You (somehow) feel energized again, despite that little sleep situation.
You ARE strong, just in different ways than before.
You are evolving simply by recommitting to yourself WHILE nurturing your baby.
You get practice compassion with yourself by being consistent with your self-care.
You survived the first six weeks.
I'm one of those crazies who's excited to start moving again mostly because it...