I love shopping for a pregnant body.
Shirts that were previously off limits (because they hugged the ample love handles) now are the first thing thrown into my buggy. Gotta show off the bump, right?!? And even though the selection is not as wide and diverse – that suits me just fine. Afterall, I do suffer from decision paralysis. So in fact, the smaller selection makes me oh-so-bootie-shakin-happy.
Plus, let’s admit the obvious.
It’s fun to shop for new clothing.
Especially when you actually have NOTHING to wear.
It was time to hit Gap again…and this time, the bounty overflowed like the women on the first episode of The Bachelor. I even splurged for a non-maternity jacket (pictured top center) and it was worth every cent of the $26 sale price…it’s even long enough to wear over my bump without looking like I belong on some early era Xtina video. And even though the dresses are short-sleeve, they have been getting put to work at church with a non-preggo cardigan or jacket.
And now for a little preggo secret.
I have a itty bitty secret obsession.
I was experiencing some lower abdomen discomfort…my doc told me that it could be that the veins down there are getting bigger and pumping more blood…and so basically everytime I stood up, it felt like a ninja karate chopped me right on the pelvic bone. It was the most annoying Ninja ever. Just plain irritating.
So I saw these at Target and decided to grab a pair of the neutral shortlike spanx for when I wear white shirts and I don’t want my belly button to show. And they helped me with my Ninja problem. Now imagine me high-yawing Mister Miyagi. Hot right?!? Plus I look so much sleeker with them on. That’s when I bought another pair and a pair of the tights too. Basically they are my everyday sassy secret-weapon (that is now not-so-secret).
So Sarah Blakely, if you are out there….thank you and if you ever need a master Jedi on your side…well, I am here to help and I come with my own lightsaber. Also I am a size 3 and Jeremy woud appreciate me having like six more pairs. Seriously. I thinks its cause I sneeze a lot. eww.