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10 Reasons Third Trimester is Awesome

By now I thought I’d be boring you all with the sordid details of my pregnancy but it turns out, I don’t really want to revisit the suckiness of my first trimester and the second trimester was (thankfully) pretty uneventful. Can you believe, I’m now in my third??

There’s not much to report, really. Unless you want to hear about my middle of the night calf cramps or how my bras are all five sizes too small

NO? Don’t want to talk abut that?

OK, how about my TOP TEN REASONS THIRD TRIMESTER IS KIND OF AWESOME?

I know it seems hard to believe, what with the middle-of-the-night calf cramps and the swelled feet (by the way— is your husband commenting on your sausage-looking-toes grounds for a divorce or am I overreacting?), but pregnancy is actually chock full of awesomeness once people stop wondering if you’re fat and know you are OBVIOUSLY PREGGO.

Can’t think of anything good about your third trimester except that it’s almost over? Let me help…

1) If you’ve spent your whole life trying to hide your less than flat stomach (as I have), suddenly you are totally comfortable having it on full display.

2) When making restaurant/take-out/dinner decisions with a group of friends/co-workers/relatives, everybody always defers to you to make the final call.

Continue reading on Mommy Shorts…

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