So yesterday during my shift the staff were on a 15 min tea break and I left to quickly go to the loo [peeing is my newfound hobby!!] and as I was walking back down the hallway I heard the vicar inside the staff room say "shes quite big isnt she?" and as I walked in everyone fell silent... the way it was said was not "oh she's got quite a big bump" either... this was meant in a bitchy way.
Now it might just be me being a bit sensitive but I know it wasn't about any of the patients on the ward because all the ladies we have at the moment are below normal weight and are being monitored. Also I know it wasn't about any other staff not in the room because they are all thin.
I felt quite hurt as the NHS [at least in my area] do not provide or even make maternity HCA uniforms so I am currently in a size 18 tunic which is snug on my bump but too big everywhere else. It doesn't even have the length to go with it as my bump has taken it up. My trousers rest just below my bump, so basically on my hips, so all in all it is not a good look.
I know its silly but I felt so upset and gutted about it. I know I look stupid in my uniform, in fact I cried over how stupid it looked but thought no one would really mention it as its not fashion, I am caring for patients not working for vogue.
Now I just feel even more like my old clothes will never fit me again and that my former size 10/12 is just a memory.
Oh hun please don't let those petty bitches get you down, you know how some women are! One thing i have found is some women become feral towards pregnant ladies... i also have been called "Fatty" and one bitchy woman at work picked at me while i was eating a cracker and told me 'I don't need that i am big enough' Also another bitch at work came up to me, who is actually a LOT bigger than me and she isnt even pregnant and she told me "i don't look pregnant i just look fat"
They're just jealous, ignore them and hold your head up high! Once you have had your bubba you WILL get your figure back! You will be a yummy mummy and they will still be the same insecure jealous cows.
The vicar is a guy though and it was him who said it but the other ladies didn't defend me or anything. I was shocked to be honest, I think that's why I didn't have a retort ready. It has also spread like wild fire I am doing it on my own without FOB. So now they think I am silly for that and fat.
Who cares what they think! They're the idiots here, not you! Bitching about their pregnant co-worker is just cruel and immature. Don't give them the credit of worrying about what they think, clearly they aren't worthy. And the guy sounds like a bitchy moron that needs to man up.
Aww Hun, that's not nice sorry they were so inconsiderate.
BUT, I can promise you that when you have your perfect little baby, those eyes will look at you with nothing but love and will not think anything about whether you are back to your former size or not, that baby will just want you to be happy and be there for then to keep them warm, fed and loved!!!
You get that whilst they are all at work with nothing better to do than gossip! I know who I think has the better end of this
i would've said... ''oh, talking about me again were you? really? jealousy doesn't suit you!'' and walked away!
you look stunning you're growing a new life not catwalking!!! FHS its only puppy fat for breastfeeding.
you'll lose the weight and more, and then you can ask for a smaller uniform as well whilst wearing the biggest grin ever!!!
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