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You may think you are equipped for the trials of having kids. You may think you will understand the fierce love you will have for them. The truth is, your life is forever changed the moment your baby comes into the world and nothing can prepare you for it.

But there are a few givens — and a lot of things you will need to say goodbye to. Not all of them will be permanent, but for a time, the old you and your habits and preferences will need to take a step back as you let your child take center stage for a time being.

Here are all the things you won’t be able to do anymore when you become a mom — from hot showers to the ability to have nice things in the house, you're in for a wild, worthwhile ride.