Adventures In Pregnancy: The Pea Pods

Still disturbed by the edibles.

Apparently they’re approximately the length of a pea pod at thirteen weeks.

Plus we received more information and I COMPLETELY LOST MY MIND.

There was howling. There was vomiting. There was much snot.

And there was a difficult talk between P and I that Really Needed To Happen ™ and based on how much better I felt the next day, I needed that crying vomitous release and / or that difficult talk.

I still feel Really Intense. Terrified. Worried. But Better.

Okay, so getting specific.

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Adventures In Pregnancy: The Limes

We’re in shock.

But also ecstatic.

I’m in a very odd place because, yes, Pontus and I had a long conversation about how many children years ago – TWO – because he had a miserable time as the middle child.

And while I would’ve been fine with one, Pontus felt strongly that siblings were vital.

And once I had Sasha, I wanted another one immediately.

So Two!

But when I was a child and I imagined having children, I imagined that I wanted to have one pregnancy with twins – a boy and a girl.

It was a very specific idea and one completely not based in reality because twins don’t run in our family at all.

So when I found out we are pregnant with TWINS.

TWIIIIINNNNNNNNNSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!! !

Let me take you to the exact moment.

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This Is The Weirdest Walk Down Memory Lane EVAR

what is even happening right now.

we’re having twins.

TWINS.

TWIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNSSSSSSSSS.

also i totally replied to an email:

You just HAPPEN to write when our family has the biggest news EVAR, hrm? There must be a psychic connection. Or you’ve hacked my web cams. Obviously both.

So we found out today that we’re having TWINS.

Here’s the oddity.

The doctors told me that I couldn’t have kids. That our firstborn was a miracle baby. So finding out we were pregnant was AMAZING.

And today we had our first sonogram and there aren’t just one, but TWO.

It’s only eleven weeks, but HOLY FUCK.

So I’m freaked. And overjoyed. And ecstatic. And terrified.

It also explains why the nausea has been so intense. No big deal.

I’m pleased to hear things are going well for you, too. Nothing remarkable also means nothing bad is happening – which is a plus. I hope the trend maintains with beautiful bursts of joy. < -- this might be the pregnancy hormones getting all poetic n shit. r.

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