The pregnant body does all kinds of peculiar things, and the expansion in all directions can be difficult to deal with. There’s one area of growth that is welcome, however.
And so it was that a voluptuous friend and I went shopping for bras, and discovered I am now a D cup. This made me very happy.
I was less happy to discover that I now need size 18 underwear, but oh well. It feels good to be wearing the right size underwear and bra for the first time in ages. I bought maternity bras in hopes that they’ll still be the right size when I need front-opening clasps for breastfeeding.
I also bought an outfit that I’m hoping will fit for at least another month –
PS Reader Stuart has bet that I can’t resist spending at least some money on baby-related items. I would argue that buying new clothes for myself doesn’t count – but, for the record, I spent $65.