Me – the walking boob!

Some of you may know that I was very scared and intimidated of breastfeeding. The thought of having a baby on me all of the time really made me nervous. Well I am happy to say that I have been breastfeeding this entire time and each and every day it is getting easier and better! Although, I am really a walking boob buffet for Jordan. I think Marc is a bit jealous! ๐Ÿ™‚ I have not once in my life popped my boobs out as much as I have in the past 3 weeks! And can I say Pamela Anderson?! I was a perfect padded A cup… now I have hit the DD mark! It’s a love hate relationship, I would say.
But I must confess: there are up’s and down’s and I weigh out the options everyday. (Formula or boob)
Pro’s and con’s:

  • I love the fact that breastfeeding burns calories. Not a lot but while I sit and be at Jordan’s beckon call, it is nice to know that I am burning calories without ever putting my gym shoes on.
  • It calms Jordan down – immediately!
  • It’s free! Formula is just so expensive!
  • Yes, it is helping us bond together, although I wish I had some of my independence back ๐Ÿ™‚
  • I am still figuring out how to breast feed in public and it makes it hard to go anywhere for long periods of time.
  • Also how to juggle guests in our home.
  • I have to use a nipple shield as my ta-ta’s don’t want to cooperate!

I don’t know how long I will keep this up. I may have to set mini goals for myself to keep it up. I have made it 4 weeks, so now I am going for 6, then 8.
Boobs – I salute you!

2 thoughts on “Me – the walking boob!

  1. You are so funny Tash! I am proud of you for making it this far! They say that the first 6 weeks are the most crucial for the breast milk, that’s how far I made it only because i was pumping full time… And yes that damn formula is soooo expensive!!

  2. oh yay!! i’m soooooo glad you are BF…i was really scared you weren’t! you’re doing great! BF is the best for him!! and as for the boobs…welcome to my territory…

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