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28th Week Update

How time flies - it's been more than a month since I last updated. I'm halfway through my 28th week now, fast approaching the 29th week. I've put on about 17 damned kilos so far and I hate how round I look right now. I look and feel outright disgusting, to put it simply. It's hard to explain to the husband because he insists I'm fine when I know I'm not. There are billions of pregnant women out there and most of them are not even half my size. Quitting smoking as soon as I knew I was pregnant caused this, I'm pretty sure, and I have no idea how I'm gonna lose this weight after the baby is born.

As a result, I am hesitant to go out and meet people these days, apart from the friends whom I know won't judge me. Yet there are like a million gatherings to attend and I don't know how to tell the husband that I don't wish to go for any of them. I managed to skip all of the weddings so far, but then there are birthday celebrations, house warmings, and I can't possibly skip all of them. I could tell the husband I don't wish to attend, but he wouldn't be pleased. He just doesn't understand that I don't feel good about myself and my appearance these days. But I guess for all that he's done for me, this is probably the least I could do for him. Well, good news is, I'm halfway through the pregnancy and I only have about 12 weeks of this left to go. Excitedly counting down as every week passes because I just can't wait to give birth already.

Not much has happened these days; we're still waiting for results of the HDB paperwork/applications to go through before we can finally apply for our own flat. Eagerly awaiting the day where the husband finally has his name removed from the current flat. I'm really, really looking forward to having a home of our own...

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