I have to say, compared to how I felt after having my DS, I feel *incredible.* It was such an easy birth - nothing more than a few tiny superficial tears, no stitches - that I have felt great ever since. My body seems to be snapping back on its own fairly well too. Charlie is now 15 days old, and my swelling is completely gone, and most of the pregnancy weight is too. I'm only 8lbs up from prepregnancy weight (mostly due to my ginormous boobs, I think, lmao.) and at the rate I'm going, that'll be gone shortly.
I'm really not obsessing about weight at all, since I'm just SO glad to be able to walk around! It feels great to just be able to get up and go and not have a variety of joints pop and crack while rising from a chair, lmao. NO MORE WADDLE!
Originally Posted by kittywitty
Dh is very impressed with my rack, too. It's hilarious to see his eyes bulge out of his head.
Anyone else already thinking about dtd? My recovery was so fast this time that i've been thinking about it since the day after i gave birth. I know I should wait until I stop bleeding but have never...resumed until 6+ weeks pp before, so this is new to me.
And thank freaking goodness for the body swelling going down-and the vulvar variscocities/swelling. Seriously. And who knew what a relief it is to be able to pee more than a dribble and be able to go *all night* without peeing?
I'm also wishing I could resume activities with my husband but not too sure what with the bleeding. Also, there's the fact that some women do ovulate in the immediate postpartum period. I know someone whose youngest two kisd are 9 months apart (she was due 6 days after me, but her youngest was born 8 weeks premature.) That terrifies me, especially since we are done with our two. So... too much going on in my head to really get in the mood, lol.
The not going pee all night thing is *awesome.* I so missed having a bladder with a capacity larger than a walnut. Although for the first few days after birth, it felt like I was peeing a ton. I guess it was just all extra fluid being cycled out, though. My wedding ring has fit for over a week now, so my body seems to have done its job.