I cannot believe I am 24 weeks already! I have been reminiscing back on when I found out I was pregnant so I thought I would share my story with you guys!
It seems like yesterday that I was walking through Smith's grocery store, thinking about buying a pregnancy test. I was about a week and a half late, which was pretty normal for me. There would be weeks and sometimes months that would go by where I would miss my period so I wasn't too suspicious or getting my hopes up about being pregnant. But at the same time, this one felt a little different because my husband and I had just really started trying within the last 5 months because I was graduating from college in December.
I had bought so many pregnancy tests before and "failed" and would always end up starting my period the next day. So I was super hesitant about buying this one. Also, I couldn't find them anywhere in the store, and ended up asking someone, and they said you had to ask for it at the pharmacy, which I reeeally didn't want to do. Lol. I just like doing stuff like this in secret anyway, AND I didn't have my wedding ring on, so I felt a little awkward. lol. But I swallowed my pride and asked the pharmacist for a test.
On my way home I drank a whole bottle of water and took the test the second I walked in the door. In the back of my mind I kept telling myself it was negative and there was no way I was pregnant because I NEVER am haha. As soon as the minute was up, I looked at the screen and sure enough, a PLUS sign! I literally just stood there shaking my head, smiling and repeatedly saying, OMG OMG OMG. I called my husband and told him to rush home because a "package" just came in the mail (one I "got" for him from Black Friday) -BTW this all took place the week after Thanksgiving where we spent the week in Boston and we had just gotten home the day before)
So back to my story- my husband looooves presents and getting packages in the mail haha. So he fell for my lie and came home right away. I wrapped the test in some tissue paper and put it in a brown paper bag. I think I can keep my composure pretty well when it comes to surprises, so as he was unwrapping the present I was just acting calm saying things like "you are going to love this" "this is something you have been wanting for a long time" blah blah. For a second he thought it was a pen. lol When he finally opened and saw the test he just said "Shut up". And started laughing. And then immediately asked, "Is it a boy or a girl?!?" HA! I literally died.
So now looking back on these last 6 months, I am just so so so beyond grateful and blessed that God chose me and my husband to have a little baby. Ever since I was little, I ALWAYS wanted to be a mommy. When my friends and I would play House (girls you know what game I am talking about) haha. I was always the designated mommy. Mostly all my friends wanted to be the baby or the sister and NEVER the mom, so I was super happy about always getting that position. And in just 16 short weeks, I will be and actual mommy and getting my own little baby!! Ah, I still can't believe it. Creating a child inside your body is just so mind boggling!! Our bodies are AMAZING!!
Anyway, thanks for reading!! Oh and a little update on life! Sarah's baby girl, Cece, is exactly 6 weeks today. She is the sweetest little baby, that never really cries, and loves lying on her stomach and on our chests. It is the MOST precious thing ever. ah. I am moving to New Orleans with my hubby on Monday. We are just leaving for the summer for work. I will be coming back in the beginning of July so I can get ready for baby Reign! Wish me luck in New Orleans! And if you have any recommendations on things and places to eat there pleeeease let me know :) All I plan on doing is laying in the pool and eating good food while I am there ;)
How cute is this frame I got for my baby's nursery?!
**I had this made from Personal Creations for my little Reign. It comes with a foot and hand making mix that you can imprint for the frame. I am sooo excited to use this! I love things that are sentimental and real, and that's why I love this company. They have hundreds of products that you can personalize for yourself or someone else. Baby Reign and Baby Cece are definitely going to be getting spoiled through this site! I linked the frame here
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