I know there has been some talk and questions about my belly lately and so I wanted to share some happy news… I am indeed pregnant!
Throughout ones life there are always some interesting twists and turns for sure. I wasn’t expecting to find love, but I did. I certainly wasn’t trying to get pregnant at this time. I thought maybe in a year or so, but life comes in when the universe decides sometimes. I have a photo I took of over 6 pregnancy tests scattered on the bathroom floor that I kept taking over and over again to check for “faulty” tests, even as each test registered the same positive result! (definition of insanity or freaking out a little?!) After the initial shock, I transitioned into acceptance and surrender.
Then over time, bliss and gratitude settled in. Being pregnant has been one of the most spiritual experiences of my life. Feeling the life, the kicking, the immense honor of housing a life has been life-altering. It’s also brought up a lot of emotions around my own life to the surface, including unhealed old wounds with my own mother. As I consider what kind of mother I will be myself, I feel empowered that I can make very different choices from my own experiences.
I’ve read that the destabilization of your spine, as the ligaments stretch in ways they never have, to accommodate the growing life, frees up energy and brings up a lot of what needs to be healed, allowing for growth and evolution.
I often feel like I’m floating in my own little world with me and the baby, and things are going on all around but it’s just the two of us, happy as can be because we have love and are completely and intimately interconnected to each other. I can already feel so much overwhelming love, and I can feel that in the future this love and passion will definitely shift to include some of my work and writing to focus on women’s cycles, fertility, babies, children!
What about the physical part?!
During my first trimester I definitely had fatigue, and I did have some nausea- more in the afternoons than the morning, but thankfully it cleared up after a few weeks.
The baby is perfectly healthy and has been growing even slightly above average. I’ve been eating to my fill, and having an extra Power Protein Smoothie every day, but I also haven’t yet experienced any unusual food cravings or anything super odd. I am hungrier when I wake up, and besides the GGS I’ve been eatting more between breakfast and lunch, and have bigger lunches. I’m not as hungry at dinner, and it’s better for me to not eat huge dinners anyway as heart burn from the baby pushing the food up is a very common pregnancy ailment. I can’t lie down too close to eating or I cough from mild heart burn, something I’ve never experienced!
I will of course share more on my new journey, but first I wanted to share and rejoice with you, dearest Beauty, about this sacred news.
We are all here to love and support each other on this path of healing and love. I thank you and am so grateful for any prayers and good thoughts you send, as I send them back to you as well.
It’s a magical time, and I feel even more creativity and love burbling up that I will share with you and dedicate into our community! We have amazing times ahead, you and me and all of us together. Because as they say, it takes a village to raise a child, and this child will grow up in our Beauty Detox community! What a joy.
With great love and gratitude,
Congratulations!! I hope you and your baby are happy and healthy X
Congratulations – you are glowing and beautiful, inside and out. Enjoy this magical time. I am 47 now but remember my pregnancy as one of the happiest times in my life! Wish you every happiness!
Congratulations! This baby will have a great mom, with much love to give.
Congratulations. I can tell you’re going to be an amazing mom!
Congratulations to you and your lil beauty!!
Congratulations Dear Kimberly! Enjoy your pregnancy, spoil yourself as much as possible!! Sending you and baby lots of love and hugs! xoxo
Wow! Your Holiday gift to the community. Many congratulations to you, Kimberly! Welcome to motherhood.
Great news! Take care and stay aus healthy aus you are. Congratulations!
Congratulations and all the greatest happiness and health to you and your child. I have a 9 month old daughter and would love to hear about nutrition for babies especially vegan plant based diet free from dairy xx
I’m happy for you Kim!!:)))
Congrats!!! I gave birth 4 months ago and to be honest I was wondering when you’d get pregnant to see how and what you’d eat. A lot of raw foods are out when pregnant. I gained 35lbs and I’ve lost 40lbs, just clean eating. Congrats can’t wait to read what you have to say!
Congratulations, Kimberly! What an exciting time for you!
Beautiful news! Enjoy every step. It’s the most magical journey you will have been on so far.
Congratulations Kimberly! Wishing you the absolute best for this wonderful journey. Xo
THIS IS AMAZING!!!! Please please share your journey while being vegan. This is an area of research that has been laking immensely and something I want to know more about! Living the healthiest life for you and your growing baby. CONGRATS!!
Thank you everyone! 🙂
Congratulations Kimberly! You are such a good person and I find your Podcasts so inspiring and refreshing. I love learning from you. I enjoy your GGS And have told countless people about its benefits and your Beauty Detox book. My skin has cleared up so much thanks to you. I read what you wrote about making amends with your mom and I so hope that works out for you guys. I lost my dear, sweet, beautiful and incredibly kind mother 4 years ago and I still cry almost daily. She was so good to me and never said a bad word about anyone. Ever. I was so honored to be loved by her and miss her with all my heart. We adored each other. My heart hurts so much.
While you and your mom are still here on this earth, I wish nothing but the best for you both and pray you will have each other in your lives as long as possible. Blessings and Love. Congratulations again and I hope you have a beautiful pregnancy.?
ps: I also follow Katie at Wellness Mama and I think you guys would get along great and learn from each other if interested. Xo
Congrats! I am pregnant right now as well, and I have been wanting to hear more about tips for eating while you are pregnant. I am excited to hear more about how you eat while pregnant.
Congrats Kim ! God bless you ! <3 just git a copy of beauty detox power..Thank you for your amazing work…looking forward to more on Ayurveda and books on pregnancy care fertility Ayurveda
Congratulations!!!! What amazing news! You will make a wonderful mother 🙂
Congratulations! What a wonderful gift! So happy for you!
Congratulations Kimberly ! Giving birth to a child is the greatest gift life can offer. I wish you a wonderful pregnancy.
Congratulations!!! Wish you and the whole family health, love, and happiness! I am pregnant too (just entered the 14th week) and I’m looking forward to reading your tips and recommendations on pregnancy, babies and all. I used to have one whole “GGS lover bottle” everyday, but now I can’t. My body has been asking for cooked greens and vegetables. The only raw thing I want to eat is fruit – and I’ve been having lots! I hope the nausea will soon subside so I can go back to the GGS, salads and all. As you mentioned unhealed old wounds… have you read the book “Seven Secrets of a Joyful Birth”, by Dominique Sakoilsky? If you haven’t yet, check out chapter 6, I think you will enjoy it as much as I do. Love, Raquel.
I’m just a tad behind but I’m so excited congrats kim!! I am thinking of starting a journey soon and I hope you will share more and more pregnancy tips and post baby care for you both!