I got an extra test from a friend and anxiously awaited his arrival home. I set the test on the counter and told him to watch it and tell me the results. I've seen enough negatives in my life. When I washed my hands I saw the first line, but tried not to get too excited. A few minutes later he came out and said "Well, it's what we expected."
"It's positive?" I asked.
Wow. Cue the dramatic music. I never in a million years thought this would happen. I was certain my baby-making days were over. Yes, everyone keeps telling me I'm young and have all the time in the world ahead of me. No, I didn't believe them. How could I, when we'd struggled for years to conceive with no logical explanation for our inability? Well, I'm a believer.
I feel so much more confident with this pregnancy. With William I was constantly worried something would happen to him. I struggled everyday to choose joy. With this one, I'm overwhelmed with God's blessings. I can't believe He would love us enough to give us another chance. I'm so grateful, and feel confident this pregnancy will end with a healthy baby. I'm still praying every day for our health and safety, and I appreciate everyone who's praying for us.
This song played on the radio the day after we found out, and it left me sobbing. It just totally sums up how i feel right now. Lord, I'm overwhelmed...