a great 2008

– which echoes in 2009 and further on

Pre is post is good – really good

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Two days ago – six days before my baby turns six months – I figured the jeans I was wearing were a bit loose, so from the back of my closet I took my pre-pregnancy jeans and a big breath and I tried them on. And you know what? I kept them on because they fit.

I am – TADA – back in my pre-pregnancy jeans and as silly as that may sound to someone who’s never been waiting for that moment it was GREAT! I am a mother of two, I am a wife, I am a friend, I am a daughter, a sister, a cousin and so on, but two days ago I began the journey back to being myself. And as great as it feels being all those other things, I was beginning to really miss being myself and now I have taken a huge step towards it.

I ought to celebrate with cake or ice cream, but I won’t because those jeans are not going back to the back of the closet.


Written by Drew

September 20, 2012 at 9:00 am

Posted in 2012

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