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May 7th, 2014, 10:04 AM
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Does anyone else feel thicker in the midsection? I'm still in normal pants but I swear when I look in the mirror after a shower I look "thicker" (i.e. where did those love handles and muffin top come from?) and it's depressing. I know the baby is only the size of a prune, so... ugh.
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May 7th, 2014, 10:19 AM
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You are still probably experiencing a lot of bloat. Eventually that bloat will be replaced by baby. I know I can't wait for that time!
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May 7th, 2014, 10:22 AM
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Usually when I'm bloated it's concentrated to the front of my tummy, but this just looks flabby all over!
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May 7th, 2014, 11:56 AM
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I feel like I'm thicker for sure. I'm a very thin person and was borderline underweight before I got pregnant. I am filling out my pants VERY well now lol
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May 7th, 2014, 01:25 PM
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The bloat is evil! I'm hoping I pop soon because I was just super bloated FOREVER with my first. I felt totally fat and didn't feel like I looked pregnant at all! Hormones and bloat are not a good combination haha
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May 7th, 2014, 01:36 PM
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I hate bloat!! It sucks.
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May 7th, 2014, 01:39 PM
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well considering I have had TWO people who don't know me ask if I know what I'm having I feel fat as well..... I'm only 8 weeks why do I look 5 months?
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May 7th, 2014, 05:44 PM
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Yes! And it bums me out too and like she said hormones make it worse... I talked to my cousin about it (she has 3 this is my first), she said think of it as one of the many sacrifices I will make for my child... I still feel fat, but I keep telling myself it's ok, you're creating a life, but man what I wouldn't give to have my normal summer body right now, especially with my vacation around the corner... I feel your pain sister! Lol
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May 7th, 2014, 06:23 PM
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I'm bloated as well! I just look like I've gained 10lbs (or so to me). It's not fun.
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May 7th, 2014, 07:10 PM
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I hate the muffin top :-(
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