It wasn’t until I got pregnant for the first time that everything changed and I developed insecurities about my body. After I gave birth, I found the first few weeks emotionally difficult.
My once-flat at stomach was left with loose skin and stretch marks.
At the time I had no idea how long (if ever) it would take me to get my body back. Of course, over time my body did recover and most of the pregnancy weight came off, but it wasn’t the same as before. I was left with scars, with a new shape.
I needed to develop a new love for myself and appreciation for my new figure. I began telling myself that I would no longer be told by society what is or is not beautiful and stop comparing myself to others. By doing this over and over I started to change my thinking
and started to love the body I was in.
I started to see my body as a vessel that carried life into this world and developed a new love and respect for myself.
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