This is what a real woman's belly looks like. This is what having beautiful babies does to a girl. And it is awesome:
This is Abby from Is This How Parenting Works?. She is the mom of a 1-year-old little girl.
Here is her story:
I'll be honest...I've had stretch marks since I was 15. They've just become a part of my thighs, hips and boobs. When I got pregnant, I knew for sure more would appear, despite any ridiculous creams or oils. For a long time, I didn't see any on my stomach. When my belly was so big that I couldn't see my toes, a friend of mine asked if I had gotten any stretch marks (bitch). I told her that apart from the ones already on my body, I hadn't gotten any new ones. Two months later, after my daughter was born, I discovered that my stomach looked like I had gotten into a fight with a bear and lost. Apparently there is one good part of being so big you can't tie your shoes or shave your vagina: you also don't get to see all of the new stretch marks formed all over your lower half.
Thanks, Abby. You are the shit for sharing with us what we all hide from each other.
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