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Pregnancy Fashion Tip and Update

Hello lovelies, I want to share with you my newest and most favorite discovery. DRAWSTRING SHORTS!!! Now I realize there is nothing new about drawstring shorts, but I was at Target the other day and saw that they were selling them in about 10 different colors (all of which are super hot this spring/summer) and that they looked sort of lineny (not a word, I know). So I bought one pair, tried it on with dressy wedges and a cute blouse and I screamed “YES!!!” Why? Because I am challenging myself to not wear maternity clothes or sweats (out of doors) through this pregnancy and I have always categorized draw string anything as “sweats.” But nnnnooo mooree people! I am going to snatch up these shorts in a few colors and wear them to the beach, on a date, to the store and to church!  Because the material is not stretchy and the colors are so appealing they can be dressed up or down. (Big sigh of relief now that my normal shorts are leaving deep marks in my tummy…. :( )

Blouse- Gift, Shorts- Target, Shoes- Naturalizer

And here is just a little update on my pregnancy:

I realize that I do not look very happy in the pictures above. I honestly don’t remember what I was thinking or if I was actually unhappy, but maybe I was thinking about this…..

I have peed my pants 3 times this week

1. When I made myself gag while brushing my teeth

2. When I got mad at Joe and exerted myself too much by throwing my daughters shoe at him

3. When I sneezed from this awful cold I am fighting

That’s it, that is my pregnancy update. And you are welcome. xoxo!

 

Christie
Christie is a wife and mother of 3 amazing kiddos. Her youngest was born August 2012 with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. She lives with her family in sunny Southern California. She loves to share her own stories, mishaps and tips on how to feel fabulous regardless of your stage in life.
Christie

10 Responses to Pregnancy Fashion Tip and Update

  1. Alyx April 24, 2012 at 12:52 pm #

    Hahaha, THAT’S IT!!! I’m never having children. 
    Ummm seriously though, am I gonna need to invest in diapers???
    Thanks for guest posting, by the way!!! You’re not the only Harry Potter lover out htere!! And I got to see some of the things you posted aobut, so that was fun! 

    • Christie April 24, 2012 at 1:18 pm #

      Ha! Well I did not have this problem as bad with the first or even the second….maybe I just pushed my luck with the 3rd lol Can’t wait to hear more about your trip!

  2. Esther April 24, 2012 at 12:56 pm #

    hahahha! you’re not alone sister. that’s all i’ll say because i’m not brave enough to share the specifics of my personal incontinence issues.

  3. Cierra April 24, 2012 at 1:17 pm #

    HA! Laughed so hard. Do you think it goes away after said babies? After 4, this post *might* have made me pee a little too :) You are looking so cute these days! My mom said she really liked your short cut. Can’t wait to see it shoulder length! 

    • Christie April 24, 2012 at 1:50 pm #

      I am thinking it never goes away! lol at least that’s what my momma says :)

      • Cathy May April 25, 2012 at 3:02 am #

        Christie, your mom is right!  :)

  4. Erin April 24, 2012 at 6:36 pm #

    I am still laughing…your honesty and sense of humor are so incredibly entertaining – and they give me yet one more reason to stop at two children and not push my luck with a third. Thanks for sharing, and for the smiles!

  5. Kelly April 25, 2012 at 4:06 am #

    Hahahaha!!!!  i can so relate girl!  Peeing your pants is the WORST!!!  LOLOL!!!  And you STILL look cute!  You rock girlfriend!

  6. Michelle {the Momma Bird} April 25, 2012 at 5:49 am #

    ha ha ha ha that totally reminds me of last night when I was at the store and I had to cross my legs to sneeze. lol. Or when my sister sneezed and then said, “and THAT’S why I wear a pad while pregnant”

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