Last time it was art. This time, it's this:
. . . and this:
That's right . . . we're pregnant! (Is that how people say it these days?) ;) Anyhoo, I found out a few weeks ago, which is when I stopped blogging because I couldn't think of anything else to write! Today we had our first doctor's appointment with our first ultrasound (wow!), and so now I feel ready to tell the world -- so I am!
It's quite funny how I discovered the pregnancy. I was whining on Twitter about how I felt nauseous and tired, and Barb of HoopPretty said she felt the same. I joked that maybe she was pregnant . . . and then thought maybe I should take a pregnancy test myself. (By the way -- Barb is not pregnant. I think. ;))
So . . . that's that! Now that I'm not bursting with the news, I will get on with blogging as usual. Of course I'll be writing some about the pregnancy (and resulting human being), but about the usual topics as well. Not to fear -- I am not planning on turning into a mommy blogger! I still have loads to say on health, faith, creativity, and the like. And, uh, my strange new food revulsions. :)
In case you are wondering, this is a surprise baby, but a very welcome one. After anorexia ravaged my body, my reproductive system was unpredictable at best. I went for nearly four years without having a period. Even after it finally came back last year, we were told not to expect much in terms of having biological children. So this baby is totally a miracle baby for us. I have been reading the Biblical stories Hannah and Sarah often since I found out the news, empathizing with these barren women's joy for the first time instead of their sorrow.
All that to say that we feel very, very blessed. :D