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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

December 23, 2009

A year ago (on Thursday, but I will be out of town), I was house/dog sitting for my parents. I woke up anxious, bright & early at 5:30 to test. My boobs were sore & I was uncharacteristically hungry. We had been trying, but I wasn't very optimistic as I had seen so many "negatives" in the past.

I unwrapped the test, peed & set it on the edge of the bathtub. Washed my hands, brushed my teeth, all while my heart was pounding. Peaked at the test before the 3 minutes were up & had to look twice. There it was. The faintest second pink line I had ever seen. But it was there. I was PREGNANT. I was shaking, crying & laughing all at the same time. I couldn't believe it.

I picked up my phone & dialed my husband's number. He was at our house, while I stayed at my parent's. "Hello?" he mumbled. "Are you ready to be a daddy?" I asked him. "NO WAY!, It's positive???!" He asked. "YES! The second line is sooo faint, but it's there. We're going to have a baby!!!" I exclaimed.

It's truly amazing to me that in one year, things can go from this:

To this... 8 weeks Pregnant
To this... 25 Weeks Pregnant
To this...39 Weeks Pregnant

To this... a few minutes old: 8/30/10
To now...3 Months Old!
And as I sit here with chills & my little girl playing & cooing next to me, I am still amazed that it all started with those two pink lines.

p.s. We leave for St. Louis tomorrow at 6am. May the force be with us. I'm terrified.


  1. Awww very cute post...i remember i found about my son on mothers day ! awesome gift! Your daughter is gorgeous....before you know it you will be planning a birthday party for really does fly by!

  2. Awe your post gave me chills! Happy BFP-versary! :-)

  3. Great post! It really is amazing :)

  4. Happy 1 Year from your BFP Day! :)

    Claire is absolutely precious!

  5. Love this post! What an awesome year it has been!!!

  6. I will pray that she travels like a perfect angel :)

  7. Amazing indeed! Have a safe trip!