Monday, June 25, 2012

Maternity Photos

I wanted to share some of the pictures from our family maternity session with Brianna Lauren Photography before Baby C was born. I have a love/hate relationship with these photos. On one hand, I LOVE the work that Brianna did and the pictures look wonderful.   On the other hand, I have a hard time dealing with my swollen face and the extra weight that I gained because of the preeclampsia. 

 
So, why do I share them? 

 

Because, this is my real life :)  This is a part of our history that I can't repeat or do-over.  Yes, I wish I could say that I only gained 20-25lbs. like with my other pregnancies, but I didn't.  By the end, I felt like a swollen whale wobbling around, but the result was our beautiful baby boy.  And, thankfully, the water weight seems to disappear quickly.  I'd take a picture to show you, but let's face it - I haven't showered and I can't remember the last time I put on make-up outside of church...so, we'll save that picture for another day!


        

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