Getting My Body Back

When I am pregnant, my braxton hicks contractions severely limit what I can do, physically.  This time postpartum, my c-section incision severely limited what I could.  This means, that since last August I was constantly aware of the limitations of my body. . .Until yesterday.  Yesterday was the first day my body didn't stop me from doing something.  In the morning, I did running around with Calder.  In the afternoon and into the evening, I was busy getting things ready for Calder's birthday party.  At one point in the evening, I actually stopped what I was doing and reveled in the fact that my body felt good.  I was tired and my feet were a bit sore, but my body wasn't angry at me for being busy.  It felt amazing.  Today when the birthday party had ended and I was getting lunch ready for Hugh and I's families, I had another moment of awareness.  I guess having my body feel good will take a bit of getting used to.  My incision is still healing, but it feels so good to have some semblance of my body back.


  1. Love the new look of the page...glad to hear you are healing well, even though it is a bit slow...hope to see you soon...


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