Sunday, November 8, 2009

Surprise

Yep. I've tried to dance around it for a while now, but the plain fact is, I'm finding it hard to blog because the morning sickness and food and smell aversions have knocked me off my game. I was stunned to see a positive pregnancy test a few weeks ago, but it was in a "how could we possibly be that lucky?????" kind of way. Here we thought that the second go around could easily take another year or more, but nope. I'm apparently one of those wacky and lucky few who never get a period while breastfeeding and still manage to get pregnant again. I suppose I have some "survivor's guilt" about that. I lamented our previous experience for so long that I really felt those of us waiting for baby #2 were all in the same boat. Only I'm not; and that feels weird to me. I think I'm beginning to adjust to the fact that this is happening. Who knows what time will bring. I'm not due until June and I'm still several weeks away from the end of the 1st trimester, but for right now, this is real and it's an amazing gift.

Amidst all of our celebrating, we're still trying to get our house prepped for a rental. Did I mention we may have found renters? Some friends of friends need a place to stay for a few months during a renovation on their house and the timing coincides quite well with our excursion to the East Coast and then on to Japan. Doing all of the cleaning, prepping, packing, storing, etc. with the occasional bout of nausea has been a challenge. Right now, I'm just trying not to be overly ambitious.

For now, I'm hanging in there and have my eyes on the prize: I'm hoping that the nausea will have seriously subsided by the time Thanksgiving rolls around. This is my year for turkey, gravy and mashed potatoes!!

21 comments:

  1. Oh. My. GOODNESS!!! I am SOOOOOO happy for you! You totally just made my weekend!

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  2. Congratulations!!!!! What wonderful news!!! I'll be praying for you and Peanut #2 (or whatever darling name you choose! SMILE) Happy Happy Day!!!

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  3. WOW!!! Congratulations, hon! That's so exciting! Hang in there with the morning sickness. It'll pass.
    *HUGS*

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  4. Congratulations! I hope your morning sicknes subsides soon and you have a super pregnancy and wonderful little baby

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  5. Wow, congratulations!!! What exciting news! I hope you're past the nausea soon.

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  6. Fantastic news! So happy that it has happened so quickly for you this time around.

    Best of luck with the pregnancy and I hope your morning sickness gets better soon. How long did you have it for last time?

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  7. Congratulations! I am keeping my fingers crossed for you and am just so happy that you didn't have to go through any struggles the second time around. Hope the nausea passes soon.

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  8. Huge congratulations! Omedetou gozaimasu!! Wooot!!!!

    Hope the first trimester funk passes shortly and you can just purely enjoy this amazing news.

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  9. Congratulations! You guys must be on cloud nine!

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  10. This is fantastic news! Congratulations!!! I'm doing a little happy dance for you here in Tokyo!
    Your sock swappin' buddy, Wendy

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  11. Oh. Wow. This is terrific news! And the nausea, while a hassle, is a good indication of a healthy pregnancy. Sooooo happy for you!

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  12. I am still so thrilled for you... miracles do happen! I'm glad it has worked out, no weaning, no struggling. Life is good sometimes. :)

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  13. Congrats!!!! That is absolutely wonderful news!!! Peanut is going to be a big sissy!! woo hooooo!!

    Have a happy and healthy 9 months ;)

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  14. Yaaaaay! That's awesome exciting news!

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  15. Wow! What a surprise! It should be this easy, especially the second time around. A happy and healthy nine months to you :)

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