20 Sep 2013

Pregnancy #2: Finding Out

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the above picture is nothing related to this pregnancy, is part of my maternity photo shoot back in autumn 2011. I love the colour and composition

First, a big thank you for all for your congratulations and excitement for my growing family. I am so happy for this miracle growing within me.

Right now I am 22 weeks into this pregnancy but I have to do few updates before I jump into a possible Friday weekly updates.

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The morning of May 16th I decided to take a pregnancy test after two days missing my period. Up that day I was feeling bloated and grumpy but nothing too strange to make me suspect I was really pregnant. Inside I was freaking out because I didn’t want to see a negative sign but I felt it was so unlikely that I was already pregnant because it was only a month ago since hubby and I decided to try for baby number two.

The test was positive, a faint positive but still POSITIVE.pregnancy test

I didn’t know how to take the news.

I mean, I was excited because I wanted a sibling for AOI and every time I look at her beautiful porcelain face, I imagine a little baby like her again. However, I was sceptical about my excitement because it took us nearly a year to conceive AOI. As my excitement became strong so my doubts. What if my desire to have another baby was just playing tricks with my body and mind?

I also wondered if

“Am I going to be a good mother to two children? Am I going to cope with two screaming children? I know I will put all my might to be a good parent.

Most of all, when I did my 2013 vision board and imagine us pregnant again, I didn’t know for sure we were going to expect again in 2013. Five days after the pregnancy test I let my fears and doubts bypass me. I was not just late. Also, I don’t know what was different in appearance but AOI started to get excited and kiss my belly every time she saw it. It felt as if she could sense her mummy was pregnant. In my journal I wrote

I AM HAPPY TO BE PREGNANT [with] BABY #2

Question: How did you find out about your pregnancy/pregnancies? How did you feel?

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5 comments:

  1. Where have I been!! OMG, Congrats!!!! I'm going off now to catch up on reading. How exciting for your and your family!!!!

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  2. Congrats Lovely!!
    I am so happy for you and your growing family. I remember when we found out I was pregnant with baby #2. I couldn't believe it. It seemed like months previous we had finally decided that our son needed a sibling to grow up with. And I wanted my girl and my prayers were answered, my princess was born 11-27-12, three days before mine. I love that we share the same sign.

    Keep us posted!

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  3. You are going to be an amazing mom of 2 screaming children ;) AOI will LOVE having a baby and a little sibling around. & if anything in a couple years they will be entertaining each other, and all you'll have to do is break up the occasional fight over toys ;)
    I am so excited for you.

    I took a pregnancy test at my friends house. Dropped the "F" bomb and burst into a thousand tears. I was panicked. Of course my situation was COMPLETELY different-- it was unexpected, not married, had recently lost my job, and was in a bad relationship. Anyway, after I calmed down and it sunk in, I started to get excited about having a child. I don't like who I chose/allowed to be the father my child, but I have no regrets, I love my son more than anyone <3

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  4. Congratulations! Only 3 more kids to go and you can be me.

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  5. So exciting to read about how you you found out about baby #2. I think it's normal to have those feeling of fears and uncertainty about the future. Rest assure you will fit in that role nicely and miss AOI will not feel left out. Think about it, your mom did it with you and your siblings and you had a pretty awesome life, it's not going to be different with you.

    I think for me all of our pregnancies were planned and God answered our prayers every time so I never really had any anxiety about finding out. Plus, I loved having siblings and couldn't have imagined my child as an only child so yeah, I didn't really have any apprehension about having a 2nd or a 3rd and hopefully one day a 4th :).

    My only gripe sometimes is that I work full time so sometimes I am a bit sad that I don't get to spend a lot of time with my boys but I know it's what's best for our family so I just suck it up you know.

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