Tuesday, December 30, 2008

"Are we pregnant?"

So last night, I broke the news to Theo. Well, Carter and I did actually. We went to the bookstore last night and picked out a book about a baby in the womb. I had taken a picture of my positive pregnancy test and cut the test out and put in the book like a bookmark. I told Theo that Carter picked out a special book for daddy to read to him. He took the book and looked at it with a puzzled face. A few seconds went by, he looked at me with his mouth wide open and said "Are we pregnant?" I just smiled. I think he was really shocked. Then he made a few jokes and we hugged and laughed. I told him I had taken the test that morning and he was surprised that I had kept the secret all day. I told him it was because I wanted to find a creative way to surprise him with the news. Now of course, he has morphed into overprotective husband but I really think it's absolutely adorable. When I ask Carter if he wants a baby brother or sister, he says "sistuh". :) Good answer but God knows we'll take either one and be thrilled with it. I have my first OB appt Monday. More updates to come.

(Is it a little funny knowing I'm blogging but no one is reading this yet? Maybe but I want to preserve my thoughts and feelings. I figure everyone will have a chance to read this once we break the news to everyone. It's getting harder and harder by the minute!)

Monday, December 29, 2008


Today is the day! December 29th, 2008....I woke up this morning and I felt something in my spirit say "take the test". This is only the second month that Theo and I have been trying to get pregnant. And man, is this like Deja Vu' or what! Three years ago, on Christmas morning we found out we were expecting our first baby. Now almost three years to the day, we are expecting our second baby. Although I haven't been to the doctor yet, if my calculations are correct, this baby will be due on Carter's third birthday! How cool is that? In fact, my mom and her brother are exactly two years apart to the day. Maybe it runs in the family...

As I'm typing this, I haven't even told Theo yet. I wanted to creatively surprise him. But I don't know if I can hold it in much longer. I'm not good at keeping secrets. So I imagine I'll tell him tonight. I know he'll be thrilled! Most of you all who will eventually be reading this won't find out for a few weeks either. I do not want to spread the news until I have a chance to go to the doctor. Don't be mad, you guys will know soon enough!

I was so excited this morning when I saw the "pregant" show up on the test! I have been feeling pregnant over the past couple of days. Friday I told Theo "Honey, please don't take this the wrong way but your cologne smells way too strong!" He said "I didn't do anything different. I only sprayed once.". Hmmmmm, that was my first clue. And then I had another pregnancy symptom which I won't blog about but it's also a symptom of PMS so I wasn't entirely sure. But this morning, I thought that today was the day to find out. Sure enough, I'm pregnant!

My first thought were "Thank you Jesus". I am so blessed to be experiencing this again. The Lord knows my heart is at home, with my husband, and my child (soon the be children). There is nothing I want more out of life than to live it how God has called me, and that means being a wife and mom. Thank you Lord for giving me the desires of my heart.