9 Months of Black a True Story 

The prompt on WordPress says 

Share your story here…

That’s exactly what I’m doing. Someone asked me today what my goal was with the blog; originally it started as a fashion blog because who doesn’t want to have a reason for all those selfies.    

 Once I found out I was pregnant I was terrified of what it was going to do to my body. I had worked so hard to be in great shape to feel good in my clothes, so good infact I was shareing pictures of myself with millions of strangers. 

 The first time my husband and I tried to conceive I couldn’t do it, I was in tears. I didn’t want to get fat.  

You’re not fat, you’re pregnant 

  I failed to see the difference honestly, and what is maternity fashion anyway. I spent my entire life trying to conseal my not so flat stomache, or my wide hips. All of a sudden it was acceptable to be round.  

 In the early months of my pregnancy I counted my calories to make sure my child was nourished and I wasn’t going to gain more than the 25-30 pounds at the doctors request .I gained 25lbs in three months eating 2000-1500 calories a day, and continuing my regular workouts.  

 I felt helpless, by my second trimester I couldn’t do Pilaties or Barre all I could do was walk on the elliptical.. Well that just plain sucks.  

 I wore leggings and black tops, mostly target and H&M that was an easy staple before pregnancy now it was a prison. I was stuck in my own body and forced to act as though it was the greatest time of my life because it was way more difficult to tell people I was miserable. 

 Where is the silver lining in all of this Fashion misery…. Those things you hear about the weight coming off fast. Actually true; I was 20lbs down the first week after my son was born. I was so excited to be able to bend over once I was clear to excersise again it was the greatest feeling of my life. 

 I have this amazing little ball of joy that loves long walks and giggles when I jump rope, my entire pregnancy I failed to realize it was infact temporary . Like so many hard ships in your life… This too shall pass, and it did.  

 The prize at the end was well worth it and the human body is an amazing thing.  

 

Your body will never be the same after you have a baby

Your right it’s not, it’s better than ever and how I view myself now is diffrent, there is a difference between pregnant and fat; fat doesn’t give you a baby it just gives you diabetes.   

 Love yourself today, it’s the only one you get. 

Slipper Stalking

As you know by now…
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This guy is unstoppable, and unbelievably fashionable. Most people think I dress him. That couldn’t be further from the truth. He is usually dressing me. It’s always a simple nod and ” babe, your trying to hard!” He knows how to get the best out of me.

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I like to add to his closet so he always has the chance to make interesting choices! Found a rad Instagram for custom shirts and Mens Fashion!

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Led me to Bull and Tassel Same low Profile as a classic smoking slipper, but he has support and grip!

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Fashion and Function!

Hello Chuck

Me: I need to get another pair of chucks!
Kyle: you know a great place to do that Vans.com
Me: ( snear)

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In all my search for the coolest hippest everything. I always go back to the original. Yes, I can get chucks at Net-A-Porter!

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The Sold Out studded converse sent me on a search.

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I ended back where I started at Converse

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This killer low profile shoe is called the Chuck Out, and for 50$ you get a life time of comfort, awesomness, and hip for the season!

Fashion Dynasty Note:
I’m normally and 8.5 so in Converse I’m a 6.5 ( mens sizing)