March 26th, 2010

pregnancy

A Little Perspective

At 30 weeks pregnant, my belly continues to grow and the scale continues to rise. This week, at our final "Baby and You" class, I took some comfort from the fact that two visiting moms of newborns revealed they'd gained over 50 pounds each and already lost most of it.

As my belly grows and new pregnancy-related issues arise, I find myself reflecting on the differences between being pregnant and being overweight. I've been both, and being overweight is a lot easier!

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