Yes, I’ve worn this exact same outfit last year. Which, whatever. More importantly, I’ve shown this exact same outfit (or close enough) on the blog before. It’s, like, blog-official. Oops?
How about a walk down memory lane? The last time I wore this top, I was about a week or so post-partum. You can see it in my eyes:
That’s the face of new motherhood no one wants to see until they’ve already had kids and it’s too late to turn back. Hah! But seriously, babies are awesome. (Most of the time.) They change your life. (Mostly for the better.) They do get through that
soul-crushing terrifying challenging newborn stage, and so will you. And it is much less of a shock to the system the second time around, no matter what my expression in that photo might suggest.
Anyway, comparing the two versions of this outfit, let’s look at some positives, because otherwise I’ll fixate again on how I have lost exactly zero pounds in 9 months and y’all are going to have to talk me off some drastic diet ledge. Ahem. My hair is finally growing out! I found a nicer pair of jeans! I no longer have to wear a nursing tank under every damn thing! My iPhone takes slightly less blurry pictures! Hurrah!
Speaking of things that have changed in the last 9 months, this one is pretty major.
Oh right, this is a personal style blog! Let’s take another look at mah (non-baby) accessories: