We could not be more thrilled and overjoyed!
I’ll never forget the day that we found out. It was a Monday morning, and I was about 99% sure that I wasn’t pregnant. A few days before, I had taken a test after feeling really unusually dizzy and it was negative. But that Monday morning we had a guy coming to spray our house for bugs (adulting is funnnnnn, isn’t it?) and I had this crazy gut-check feeling that I should take another test and be completely sure before he arrived and sprayed chemicals.
Even though I had that crazy feeling to make sure, I still felt like there was NO way I would even know because it was too early to tell (even if I was pregnant). I took the test, and as it loaded the second line didn’t appear. I almost threw it away, but decided to wait a little bit longer. And thank goodness that I did, because I ended up finding the slightest, faintest little line that made my test positive!
Even though I’ve always heard that there’s no such thing as a false positive, I still didn’t believe it. I casually told Cody that we *might* be pregnant but that I wasn’t really sure, LOL. Even though we were both excited, I just couldn’t let myself fall too in love just yet since I had been through the miscarriage and everything!
After a few weeks, it started to settle in that we were, indeed, pregnant. It wasn’t long before first trimester nausea kicked into full gear and things got REAL, haha! At 8 weeks we were able to see our little gummy bear through a sonogram and hear his/her little heartbeat. I think that’s when we fully allowed ourselves to get really excited and celebrate! Even though our journey to a family could have been much longer and more difficult, as it has been for so many of our friends, we had been praying for our little one for quite awhile and were/are so grateful for our miracle!
Fast forward to today, my first trimester nausea is starting to lighten up (thank goodness)! That sickness and exhaustion is no joke, so I’m excited to get into this second trimester 😉 I’m now 13 weeks and our little one is due late August!
Don’t worry, the blog will still continue to be focused on delicious, simple recipes. But I’ll be sure to update you guys on the pregnancy as it progresses and the life of our little one! Thank you for the support and love you guys bring to Cody and I’s lives as we prepare to welcome our baby to this world!