Hi everyone! I know it’s been a while since I posted anything. I’ve been busy, just like the rest of you. I can’t believe that by the end of the week, it’ll be February!
In November when we received the news of our pregnancy, we were ecstatic and overwhelmed. We decided to keep quiet until we designated an appropriate time. Well, the following day, I told my mom. She was the only person, other than my husband & I, that knew. I asked her not to say anything…and she didn’t. I know my mom, she’s a trustworthy person. She’s always been like that. I wasn’t at all worried that she would tell anyone. I LOVE my mom, she’s the best! 🙂
When I told my husband, he teased me for at least a few days. It didn’t bother me, we just laughed about it. Thinking back, that was one of the best decisions I made in this pregnancy process. My mom would check on me and I would ask her different things. It was great.
Some of you may be wondering why I didn’t have her tell my dad or why we didn’t share the news sooner. When you wait for something for what feels like forever, wouldn’t you want to tell everyone?? For us, no. We were more concerned about the chances of miscarriage than who to tell. So, we kept quiet.
Keeping quite was very easy. Since I posted about doing IVF in January or February, I knew people wouldn’t be asking questions because they knew we were taking a break. Plus, the holidays were upon us, being with family was the priority. My husband & I don’t prefer being the life of a party, we’re not gonna get up on stage and make an announcement. That’s just not us. Lol.
Well, as if finding out we were pregnant wasn’t surprising enough, about a week later, I was offered a job. I was just leaving the Public Library with a couple of pregnancy books when my phone rang. I was very surprised, not that I would be offered a position, but that it had only been a couple weeks since my interview. I thought it would take longer. After accepting the position, I immediately called my husband. I remember telling him, “More blessings for us.” He agreed. I was still in the library parking lot. My mind and heart were racing. I felt extremely grateful and very blessed. When I got home, I cried because I felt so blessed. I prayed and thanked the Lord. I wrote in my journal and called my mom to let her know.
It didn’t take long before things started to settle in.
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