What (Not) to Expect When Youre Expecting
What To REALLY Expect When You're Expecting
Who and what was I supposed to listen to? I expected to feel tired. I expected to feel huge.
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And I expected to have a mixed bag of emotions that range from pure joy, elation, happiness and love to feelings of frustration, loneliness and sadness. But I was quite surprised by the some of the reactions to my pregnant belly on the faces of others.
Long story short: During my second trimester I struggled to find a workout that felt right so I experimented with Pilates. I did a ton of research to find a studio in Los Angeles that was open to pregnant women and held classes that were open to doing modifications. My instructor was obviously annoyed that I was in the class. Huffing, puffing, rolling her eyes at me while looking down at my stomach — it was very very apparent that she was not feeling the fact that I was taking her class. Similar experiences came my direction in other public places such as airports, malls and elevators with people eye rolling, pushing and being flat out rude.
Bottom Line? This was an eye opener.
I expected some of my family members and friends to understand and check in more. Maybe not for everyone but I cramped up badly throughout this entire pregnancy.
What to Expect When You're Expecting
Round ligament pains feel very much like period cramps. This is totally normal and there is nothing wrong with you.
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When I sit down and really think about pregnancy, it makes complete sense as to why I feel crazy, exhausted and on edge over the dumbest things imaginable. HuffPost is now part of the Verizon Media family.
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