Kim Kardashian Pregnancy Woes
It is no secret to most women that pregnancy is hard, however it seems that reality starlet Kim Kardashian did not get the memo. While on the red carpet for Tyler Perry's Temptation, a movie she appears in, she opened up about how much different pregnancy is than she thought.
“Being pregnant is not as easy as my sister made it look or as my mom has made it look,” Kim said. “I like to be active…but I've been chilling out. I took a week off, just to rest and it was amazing.” She went on to talk about her pregnancy cravings and aversions; she loves raw carrots but cannot stand chocolate. She also talked about how she and Kanye West are making time for each other.
Kim has not had an easy pregnancy by most standards, the stress of her pending divorce from basketball player Kris Humphries cannot be easy to handle and her jet setting lifestyle has given her a miscarriage scare at least once. According to some sources, in addition to running a few companies and making the rounds for her reality show, the star, who is famed for her generous curves is also trying to keep her pregnancy weight in check, working out with at least two different trainers.
While I think we all know deep down that pregnancy will be different, I think sometimes we allow our emotions and want for a baby to overshadow the reality of the situation. I for one was never a pregnant woman who tried to make being pregnant look easy. While I didn’t complain to everyone I came in contact with about my aches and pains, I did not hold back if asked how I was feeling.
The same is true if an expectant mother asks me what pregnancy was really like. It is a hard, emotional, and draining nine months. There is no glamour, in my opinion, with being pregnant. However, I think we as women can make it easier on ourselves by taking good care of our needs when we are pregnant, especially with our first babies when there is not another child we have to tend to all the time. I hope Kim takes her friends and doctors advice to slow down, because you are only pregnant with your first child once.
Was your pregnancy harder than you thought it would be?