It's no secret that I absolutely fell in love with my body when I was pregnant. I'd never felt sexier or more confident than when I had that bulbous belly for the first time, nausea and peeing while vomiting be damned. In fact, I even love looking back and laughing at the things my stomach looked like when I was pregnant.
To a person who has never personally experienced pregnancy (or perhaps has never been around a pregnant person for a significant amount of time) you might think that a pregnant belly would just be round all the time. Wrong, dear reader. There is so much more fun to be had when you're using your imagination. You know, kind of like when you're a little kid and you look up at the clouds, making animals with your mind. Pregnant bellies are those clouds, you guys!
Seriously, it's OK if you didn't feel magical about, or inspired by, your pregnant body. My enthusiasm and silliness is not for everybody. I'm a tad crunchy and some people think my humor is bizarre. I'm totally OK with that. To me, my pregnant belly was magnificent and awe-inspiring, whimsical and hilarious. How can a belly be so many things, you ask? Well, with three live births and three miscarriages under my belt, I've had a whole lot of pregnant belly time, which means I have had a whole lot of time to spend gazing at my belly and contemplating what I find. Here are some of the most interesting things my pregnant belly looked like: