Mourning the Loss of my Belly

I was told I would miss my pregnant belly once it's gone, and at the time I thought this was crazy talk. I was told this at 38 weeks pregnant when I was at the height of my discomfort, so I found this hard to imagine. Now, 3 weeks later, I find what I thought was crazy talk wasn't so crazy after all. I was lucky to have a very smooth pregnancy. I mean nothing went wrong; Hudson never even jabbed me in ribs, so it's easy for me to mourn the loss of my belly. There is something special about being pregnant. Here is just one last look at the my pregnant belly and how it grew over the 9 months or so of my pregnancy.

Now I will not mourn the loss of the post pregnant belly that's sticking around.