April Showers

april showersBring a new baby! I took a test on Monday(7/31) early in the morning and was expecting it to be negative. Sure enough, I saw a faint line starting to appear. I had to blink my eyes a couple of times to make sure I was seeing it correctly but yep, it was positive.

I literally didn’t know how to react other than shocked. We did follow my ovulating app this cycle to try and conceive but it was our first time trying and we didn’t expect it to work honestly. Guess I must be a fertile myrtle after all! As soon as I overcame the shock and started to get excited, I started wondering how I should tell David.

As soon as I overcame the shock and started to get excited and I started wondering how I should tell David. He kept joking that he wondered how I would tell him the next time I got pregnant. I sat on my bed and debated back and forth how I wanted to do it. I thought about doing something cute but then I came to terms with the fact that I’m too impatient.

So how did I do it? Well, we have a 4th bedroom that’s the office/man cave currently. I was talking about moving the desk out into the dining room and all of that once we were pregnant again. Literally, the night before I was considering going ahead and doing that just because I thought I’d be able to work better while watching the boys. David said no not to do it yet. He thought it would look silly so I agreed to wait.

Due to this conversation, I thought the easiest way to let him know was by talking about the desk. I knew he would be totally unprepared and for me, it would be funny. So I sent him a text saying, so I think we need to move the desk after all. He responded with, why? I sent a picture of the positive pregnancy test. A few minutes later he started flooding my phone with texts which made me giggle.

Now that he knows, we have been having a hard time not slipping up. Its literally only been days since finding out but man has it been hard keeping it a secret. We plan to tell a couple people within the next week but overall we are trying to wait until our first ultrasound. Since most of my family doesn’t read my blog, I figured I could get it off my chest here for now.

Weekly Pregnancy Update

How far along:
4 weeks

How big is baby:
The size of a poppy seed.

Weight gain this week (followed by total weight gain for this pregnancy thus far):
0 pounds so far, hopefully, we only go down from here!

Maternity clothes:
None yet but I’m going to go hunt for them in the garage and start washing them!

Stretch marks:
Nothing new, only old.

Belly button:
Innie

Sleep:
Sleep is still normal though I’m starting to have minor back aching already.

Best moment(s) of the week:
Getting a positive!

Food cravings:
Nothing yet but I’m sure they’re coming! David can’t wait, haha!

Food aversions:
None.

Symptoms:
Starting to pee frequently

Movement:
Too early for that!

Gender:
Long story short, I’m 100% positive it’s a girl!

What I’m looking forward to:
Our first ultrasound in a couple of weeks.

What I’m nervous about:
Indigestion coming soon.

What I miss:
Alcohol. I literally didn’t drink that much after Max. Last year I discover Ace’s Pineapple cider beer and I feel in love. It only comes out in the summer here and its hard to find. I finally got my hands on some last week and now I can’t have it! *cries all the tears* #firstworldproblems

Next appointment:
2.5 weeks!

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