I went to the doctor's office today for my 33 week checkup.  The nurse practitioner that I saw (they want me to see everyone in the practice) noticed my belly and when I told her how bad it itches, diagnosed me with PUPPS.  Not a particularly dangerous thing, but it's annoying the crap out of me! 

I'm feeling really down about myself right now.  Basically, I feel ugly.  I have wanted a decent haircut for months now, but we don't have the money for me to spend on that, so I keep it up all the time, which my husband doesn't like.  I can't help it.  Nothing else will work.  I feel fat (which I know I'm even small for a pregnant woman, so it doesn't make sense, but I still feel that way).  I don't have very many clothes that fit me, and no money to fix that. 

 Not to mention, Hubby's sex drive took a dip in the second trimester and hasn't picked up since then.  I can't really blame him.  Sex is really akward right now, and we're both tired a lot and distracted with other things.  I just feel really unsexy right now, and I wish there was something I could do about it. 

I wish I was one of those women who felt all beautiful and empowered during pregnancy.  How does one go about making that happen? 

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Adopt...
Oct. 23, 2007 at 6:41 PM you just realize how special you are for being able to carry another life to term, and stop thinking about what other people think about you! Tell your husband he is bringing you down because he should be feeling wonderful about the baby and he should be so happy that you are still sexy to him!

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babyn...
Apr. 25, 2008 at 1:59 PM I know you are not preggo anymore but I had the samething!!!  Oh my goodness it was so annoying!!!

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