Dear Boobs,

by | Sep 6, 2019 | September Series | 32 comments

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Boobs,

We’ve had quite a journey through all the ups and downs you always remind me of my femininity. You remind me that I am a woman.

In my teens and early 20s you were my besties, I absolutely loved you. You were perfect. A vest I could rock with the 2 of you and NO bra. Loved those days.

After the birth of my 4 kids, I didn’t like or appreciate you much for a long time. I would shout at you, get irritated and complain how much I dislike you because I couldn’t wear what I wanted.

All I wanted for the longest time is have my perky boobs and my small areola back. I even asked for a boob job. I now sleep with a pillow in between the two of you because my heart races if I don’t it feels as if something heavy is on my chest and I can’t breathe.

I know I complain about you two a lot but I’ve only recently made peace with the two of you and I have the utmost respect for the two of you.

Had it not been for you, I would not have been able to give my babies the best milk ever. I wouldn’t have bonded with them the way I did, and they wouldn’t have been so healthy. So, Thank you for giving my squad life and blessing me with an irreplaceable bond.

You are not just for the world to admire but you were created for mothers to experience another level of love, and I am grateful for the journey we have walked together.

I will be sure to always take care of you.

Sincerely yours,

Your person.

P. S My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard. LOL

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32 Comments

  1. 11yearsofnappies

    Thank you Gina. Much appreciated

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  2. Britt K

    Love this – I have a love/hate relationship with my boobs so I definitely connected with that aspect of this post lol

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      Thank you mama

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  3. chelsymmonline

    Very cute post! Our boobs don’t get nearly the credit they deserve.

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      So true. They don’t.

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  4. chelsymmonline

    Very cute! Our boobs definitely don’t get the credit they deserve

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    • Kristal

      I love this! Way to embrace your body. These are reminders I need to give myself sometimes.

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  5. goatdogsimple

    Positive body image can be tough when we deal with so many physical changes especially after having kids. Thanks for a fun post. It reminds us our bodies serve a beautiful purpose.

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      I absolutely agree. Thank you

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  6. Rachael Tomlinson

    How cute and truthful is this, lovely post thank you 🙂

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  7. Mira - The Handy Journal

    it’s hard for us sometimes to love our body after the changes ! but with time we become more and more appreciative ! thanks for sharing this, beautiful!

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  8. Lois Herbert

    Love this! It really is hard adjusting to your new body after kids. I now love it and feel more confident than I did with the perfect boobs and body. We’re all hot mamas

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  9. Rachel

    I feel very similarly about my boobs. I look back fondly on the day when I was like they are the most perfect boobs ever!

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  10. Silver

    Love this post. Fun but it holds a lot of truth.

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      Thank you

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  11. Huda Saleh

    This was humorous to read, but extremely relatable. I absolutely loved my boobs while pregnant, but hated them after I gave birth. I wasn’t used to all the droopiness and shrinkage that happened. I also felt a bit more disconnected to my own body because I wasn’t able to breastfeed my babies, though I don’t doubt I’d be much more appreciative of them if I had. I’ve contemplated a boob job, but I’m way too chicken to do that. Maybe one day…but not soon lol

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      Lol, I love this.

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  12. A Nation of Moms

    It is amazing how much our bodies change over time. I went through a lot with breastfeeding and pumping.. those were tough times!

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      I can agree with that ❤

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  13. Brittany

    Yes! I love this series that you are doing! breastfeeding and pumping did a number on my body. I miss breastfeeding but really could do without the pumping! HAHA

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  14. Lorena | www.lorenaylennox.com

    What a cute post! It made me chuckle <3 I think we can all relate to our love/hate relationship with our boobs.

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  15. Armelle

    Such a great post with undeniable true. We need to cherish our body more.I wasn’t fun of breastfeeding but I did for all three of my kids, it sure was worth it, but Lord my boobs suffered.

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  16. missmisanthrop

    I love this, such a positive post, and such a cute idea. Thank you, having a good body image is a great thing.

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      Thank you. Much appreciated

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  17. Marta

    That postscript had me rolling in my doctor’s waiting room! LOL!!!

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  18. mriveraediblesense

    That postscript had me in my doctor’s waiting room rolling with laughter!

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      Happy you enjoyed it

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  19. 11yearsofnappies

    That is Amazing. Thank you so much

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  20. Jennifer Maune

    Haha, I love this! I think all mamas can relate to this love-hate relationship. It is definitely important to accept them again!

    -Jennifer
    https://jennifermaune.com

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  21. Kinunplugged

    I love this. So true. Childbirth can certainly make us treasure our boobs more. I know it did for me. Took away any insecurities I had about my boobs too.

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    • 11yearsofnappies

      So true

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