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I've tried googling this, and I don't think it knows what I mean.

We all know what it feels like to be fat (not fitting in certain spaces, moving more slowly, that general uncomfortable/flabby feeling). How does this compare to 2nd-3rd trimester pregnancy?

I had a pregnant friend (who's never been overweight) tell me "Oh you'll find out when you're pregnant how the extra weight affects you" and all I could remember was how I felt 70 POUNDS AGO. Not sure if we're talking apples and oranges here.

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2 hours ago, KaiserKid said:

I've tried googling this, and I don't think it knows what I mean.

We all know what it feels like to be fat (not fitting in certain spaces, moving more slowly, that general uncomfortable/flabby feeling). How does this compare to 2nd-3rd trimester pregnancy?

I had a pregnant friend (who's never been overweight) tell me "Oh you'll find out when you're pregnant how the extra weight affects you" and all I could remember was how I felt 70 POUNDS AGO. Not sure if we're talking apples and oranges here.

Very much apples to oranges...

Pregnancy is like rapid a gain of weight that is centralized. But it doesn't stop there because it forces every organ in your torso to contort, shuffle, squeeze by and make way for the new life. You'll be uncomfortable with no way to fix it, you'll pee yourself if you cough hard enough. This hunger will truly be out of your control, and to Lose THIS weight you have to work VERY hard for a couple of life altering hours and no matter how tired you are you can't take a Water break.

And in about 13 years you'll ask this beautiful life how was their day and they just say

fine...

Edited by Tealael

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what I remember about pregnancy is being winded all the time. there is little room for your lungs so breathing is hard. I had to stop to take frequent breaks to catch my breath and had to go to the chiropractor non stop to have a rib popped back into place and have my hips adjusted to ease the back pain. I had to sleep on the couch because it was softer than the bed. and yes. bladder control, thing of the past, and HANGRY...like "get me x food now, or I swear to god, I'll eat you!" kinda hunger, usually followed by "ugh, that didn't taste like it was supposed to! why does that taste like perfume? ugh, I can't eat that".

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