What’s it really like to be pregnant?

Everyone around me is happy for me. Everyone around me is congratulating me. And I don’t want to complain about something I believe is life’s ultimate privilege, but pregnancy is not glamorous. And it still feels like we aren’t supposed to talk about that part. We’re expected to be happy at every stage of the process, and for the most part I am beyond happy. But there is only so much grace I can show as I waddle my way through my daily routines, as my hormones make me feel more and more foreign to myself. 

Read the full article on Medium here: https://medium.com/the-motherload/whats-it-really-like-to-be-pregnant-c1b95246cd90