Sunday, March 6, 2011

Jeans - Friend or Foe?


This is not me, but maybe someday. Bwa ha, ha, ha, ha!


“I’M IN MY PRE-PREGNANCY JEANS!!!!” I shrieked excitedly from the upstairs landing, thinking perhaps my announcement could be heard around the world.

I had no idea that at that moment, Parker was walking down the stairs. The manic, celebratory wail must have been a shock to his little system because the poor little guy fell on his butt and slid all the way down to the wood floor below and then laid there, stunned.

I was undeterred.

I pranced downstairs (hoping the top of my butt didn’t fall out of the top of the jeans at the same time) to flaunt my stuff.

My husband hadn’t even turned around at the sink while washing dishes.

Apparently, I was the only one heart-attack excited about this news.

Of course, I did stop for a moment to pick Parker up, twirl him around, and pat his head reassuringly.

Never mind that I literally, physically had to stuff the remaining top of my butt into the damn jeans, but they were zipped and buttoned and I could walk in them.

It was success.

It was the sweetest success I’ve had in years. I am high. Still.

25 comments:

That one girl said...

Wait: Your husband washes dishes?

Can I borrow him?

Actuary Mom said...

that is so exciting! I was very comfortably in my pre pregnancy jeans but now I'm back to squeezing into them :( damn the excessive eating and wine drinking.

Katie said...

woot! Woot!
Ah, it's the little victories in life, isn't it??

SherilinR said...

you rock with your old-jeans wearing self! who cares that you have to mash your butt into them. just wear a big shirt, it'll be fine.

Tracy said...

You made it there a lot faster than I did. It took 16 years for me but I've gone to pre-wedding now.

Clipped Wings said...

Good for you...what a happy post!

Amy Sullivan said...

Ahhh, I remember that exact rejoicing at my house.

Jen said...

That is so awesome!!!

Cheryl said...

yay yay YAY!!!!

Good for you - happy dances all around!

Keda said...

Yay! Yes, I absolutely know how that feels. Due to a raw diet and a wonderful midwife that kept tabs on most of my diet during pregnancy, I was in my jeans quite quickly, only to be severely suprised at the roller-coaster the next 2 years would bring. Mostly it would be a great day, followed by 2 or 3 nights of now sleep, some binge eating to keep my strength up and then the flab. I absolutely believe that sleep affects our weight, simply because I have seen it do so. Now which mommy does not suffer from lack of?

I digress.

Congratulations on your wonderful achievement, stuffed or no, the high is completely and utterly deserved and no man or woman-who's-never-been-pregnant will ever understand the achievement.

Tenille @ Help!Mum said...

Yay you!

I'm a bit like Keda. I fit back into my regular jeans reasonably quickly, but since then, well, I've had to buy new jeans.

Shell said...

Woo-hoo! I love that feeling!

chele said...

Congratulations, girl!

Morgan said...

Love it! It's the little/big things that make our day! :)

Cristin said...

Victory! I can't wait to join you, congratulations!

blueviolet said...

It doesn't even matter what you look like in them yet. You're IN!!!

Woohoo!

WhisperingWriter said...

Woohoo, that is fantastic!!

Climb2Nowhere said...

Awesome!!!! There's nothing like getting back into clothes that you love that didn't fit at one point, but fit now! Whoooppeeee!!!!!!!!!!!

Guys don't get it, but all of us woman are thrilled for you! YAY!

Zeemaid said...

Right on!!! That's so awesome.

Angelia Sims Hardy said...

Congrats, congrats, congrats!!! Twirling with you and for you!! You go girl. :-)

Maricris Zen Mama said...

Give yourself a pat in the shoulder! You rock girl!

Tina said...

what a moment. i completely understand where your coming from there! well done u :)

hotpants™ said...

Well, at least we all care if no one in your house did. That's awesome!

CK said...

Awesome!!!! COngrats, congrats!!!

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