I couldn’t resist. I had planned to wait until Valentines’ Day but my curiosity got the better of me! I caved and took two pregnancy tests on Friday, one early in the afternoon and one in the evening. The one I took in the afternoon was an internet cheapie. The one I took in the evening was my one and only Equate(Walmart brand). They were both positive!!! I’m pregnant!!! The line came up on the internet cheapie within about 5 minutes and continued to get darker as it dried! The Equate was positive within a minute or so of the urine passing across the test strip! In fact, the test line is almost as dark as the control line! I really didn’t expect it to be that dark! I’m so excited!!! I can hardly believe it’s true!!! God has blessed us with another precious baby!!! We are both so excited about this wonderful blessing! We, of course, are also concerned about another miscarriage but from the darkness of the second line on my pregnancy tests Friday, I think everything is going to be fine!
I had planned to tell Scott on Valentine’s Day as well but I just couldn’t keep such good news from him! I was able to surprise him which is really neat! He had lost track of when my next cycle was due. I decided to make him a card with a new baby stamp set I got from The Angel Company. He knew I’d been making baby shower cards so when I asked him if he wanted to see what I made that day, he half-heartedly said, “Sure.” I gave him the card not having sealed the envelope. (I didn’t want to give it away.) So he pulled the card out of the envelope and commented on how cute it was. Then he opened it and saw that it was to him. He said, “It’s for me?!” I said, “Yes!” So he began to read it. Then he looked at me and said, “Are you sure? How do you know?” The look on his face was priceless! He was so surprised and in shock! I said, “I took a test.” After showing him the tests it began to sink in. He is so excited!
We told Scott’s parents, Grandma and brother on Saturday morning. They were more excited than I thought they would be! We told my parents Saturday afternoon. I also called my sister Saturday afternoon and told her. My parents and sister were both super excited! We told our church family yesterday at church! Everyone was very excited for us! We have a hard time keeping such exciting news a secret! 😉 Now I need to call the midwife and get my first appointment set up!
My symptoms have been so different this time around! I’ve had a weird “lump” in my throat/gagging thing since shortly after ovulation. I usually don’t get any kind of queasiness/nausea until about 5.5-6 weeks and even then it isn’t bad. My usual first symptoms are fatigue and frequent urination. Those symptoms didn’t set in until the last few days. I’m wondering if this baby may be a girl! We’ll see! We don’t get ultrasounds done as they are not covered by Samaritan Ministries and we can’t afford to have them done independantly. Besides, I’m not convinced of their safety. 😉 So, as with our boys, we won’t be finding out until delivery day!
I’d be grateful to you all if you would keep us and our precious little baby in your prayers. God is good and we are so thankful for His blessings!!!