I grew up with my mum telling me i was over weight and telling me i had to lose weight (i was a size 14 until i had my DD in 06), when i was a teen she even told me if i could get down to a size 10-12 (which is what my older sister was) then she would buy me a whole new wardrobe, another time she told me she wouldnt buy me any new clothes because 'nothing looked good'... my SIL is exactly the same weight/shape/height as what i was at her age and her family all encourage her to be healthy (eg not yo-yo dieting, just being active and eating healthy) as they do for everyone in their family- and the difference in what they do/say to her and how high her confidence is to what my family say/did to me and how low mine is is incredible.
I will admit, because of my mum's 'help' as a teen (she said she was jsut trying to make sure i didn't turn out like her) i am paranoid about my weight, what i eat and who sees me in anything less then full clothing (i am now considered over weight but thats because of having DD and a medical condition which makes losing the weight almost impossible)...
Mine was while breastfeeding as well... some guy walking past muttered "Oh, for God's sake put it away"
Rude! People really should mind their own business!
i was called a "BAD MOTHER" by an old lady watch my 8 month old daughter gag on some solids. some poeple they just have no dignity i cant believe wat somepeople say its rediculas... people should hold their tongue.
when my sisters and i were born we had the mediteranian mix birthmark and the doctors used to accuse my mum of hitting us...THE DOCTORS
I remembered another one. I was at the doc's for DS's 6week check and DS needed a feed and doc was running late so I moved to a corner of the waiting room to feed him. Well a young guy and his GF looked over at me and the guy said to her 'if they had a suggestion box here I would suggest that they find somewhere else to do that' and nodded in my dircetion and it was obivous he was talking about me because i was the only one sitting there and then his GF said 'I know, its disgusting!'
I felt so small, DD was on the bottle by 6weeks so I was so proud of myself for getting to 6weeks with (he is now 5mths and stil breastfeeding like a champ!) DS and for feeding in public when DS needed a fed and then that happens! DH wasnt happy at all when I told him.
This is something that happened the other day that **** me..nothing said just actions..
Was in local cafe to get coffee ..first in line waiting patiently to order my coffee ...a woman who was dinning in got up leaned over to the coffee girl to order and pay for another coffee...
I was so annoyed..how rude and stupid!!! I was in a bad mood already..normally would have said something..but my girl was with me so didn't want to make a scene ....
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