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Getting back to me.

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Ecummin Sat 21-Oct-17 14:53:43

I didn’t really know which section to post this in but I thought it was somewhat relevant so I chose this one. I had my first LO nearly a year ago and before I had him I use to take a lot of pride in myself. I was about a size 12/14, liked making myself look nice, enjoyed shopping and just feeling nice. Since having my LO I haven’t felt like that at all. I’m now a size 16/18 (still have the mum tum), and I just feel like I don’t have any pride in myself anymore. I hate shopping, I hate the clothes that I have, half the time I can’t even be bothered to make any effort, I have a shower maybe once a week and I just don’t get it. Where’s all my pride gone? Did anyone else feel this way? I really want to work out and eat healthy but then I feel like I have zero motivation to do it. Some days it really gets me down. I know priorities change when you have a baby and my LO is the apple of my eye, he’s pure perfection and I love him to death, but I’m at the point now where I want myself back and I have no idea where to start. sad

MrsPestilence Sat 21-Oct-17 17:01:44

You need to look after your self to look after your LO.

Try getting yourself out of the house, to a group where you can meet other mums. A friend could help motivate you.

Are you depressed? Lack of self care is right up there as a symptom.

Start with clean and tidy and work from there, if that is too much, go and visit your GP

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