The Postpartum Clothing Void

I was really hoping that by now I’d be able to comfortably fit into my pre-pregnancy pants.  I can button them!  I just can’t breathe.

I’ve been working out once/day (sometimes twice!) for the past few weeks and have lost inches…but not enough off of my waist.

This waiting period between wearing maternity clothes and being able to wear pre-pregnancy clothes is getting really frustrating.  In some ways, I still feel small considering I was carrying around a ginormous belly during the last few months of pregnancy.  In other ways, the fact that I can’t yet wear my regular pants is depressing.  I purchased a pair of jeans about a month ago to tie me over, but now that the heat of summer is really setting in I think I need to suck it up and invest in some “in-between” pants.  Yoga pants and that one pair of jeans just won’t cut it anymore.

*sigh*

I keep reminding myself that it’s only been 3 weeks since the doctor gave me the clearance to workout after my c-section.  Perhaps one of these days it’ll sink in so I can stop being hard on myself. :-p

Comments

  1. Grandma says:

    Stop being so hard on yourself! It hasn’t been that long and you have already accomplished so very much! Give yourself a break. You’re doing great and you look wonderful!

  2. Post partum stinks! It is so frustrating that you have to work so hard and so long to get your body back the way you want it. I am miserating right along with you.

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