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Ok so I realize the above is an older article but the facts are still the same, after crossing over into what is considered "plus-size" (gag me) after giving birth to my son, I am having a hard hard time finding a swimsuit that doesn't
A. make me look like a slutty slob
B. make me look like I've had a botch augmentation job done.
Since Alex was born, my confidence has gone right out the window! Nothing fits and shopping usually leaves me in tears because the woman that's in the dressing room mirror can't possibly be me. So take that and then switch out the clothes shopping with swimsuit shopping. I seriously would rather hang myself (not really, it's just a figure of speech, no need to call the authorities) I dreaded this pre-baby so tack on 20 extra pounds and imagine how I feel about it now. I've always been
I look forward to the beach every year, after all, I've gone just about every year since the summer before I was born and last year I felt I had a good excuse for me size, my son was only 10 weeks old so technically I can still pull the "I'm swollen" excuse off. No excuses this year, I'm
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Do I just fold in and stitch the seam like I would on a normal shirt? Has anyone ever made alterations to a swimsuit before? Could really use some words of wisdom here!
HELP ME PLEASE, Comments are STRONGLY encouraged! I need my confidence back, like yesterday!
How do you cope with the changes to your body post baby?
PS If you are one of those hot mommas that drop back down to pre-baby size mere weeks after birth, I temporarily hate you. Don't worry I will love you again tomorrow, but right now, I hate you ;)