THANK YOU THANK YOU for all of the well wishes and congrats! B and I are just over the moon with joy that I am pregnant. I figured it was about time for me to share our pregnancy story with you all before I start slamming you with baby bump pictures.
I woke up on Sunday April 7 feeling pretty funky. My legs were achy and heavy, I had cramps, and my boobs felt like someone had put acid fire in them while I was asleep. I also woke up with a wet pillow from drooling in my sleep (which I now know was excess saliva). I had gotten off birth control in January because my cycle was super irregular, and I had lost a lot of weight from some medication I was on and needed to get my body healthy. Not being on the pill meant pregnancy was a possibility. However, due to an irregular cycle my whole life, and never having any scares, the doctor said it could be a year before I was pregnant. My body had to regulate itself. Given my strange symptoms, and lack of a real period (I had been spotting all week), B and I decided I should run out to get a test.
It couldn’t hurt to take one…or five.
B went off to the gym and I walked to Rite Aid. I bought a package of tests and a bottle of Snapple. I chugged it the whole walk home, ran upstairs to the bathroom (followed by Muffin), and proceeded to take the test. I didn’t even hold my breath – because I really didn’t think I could be pregnant. Within one minute I saw this: