When we got pregnant with the babies I knew the day after that I was pregnant. I have not a clue how but I did, and I told my husband immediately. Then when it was time for me to take the test we were snowed in. So after two days of being stuck inside our house, and after the commissary was FINALLY opened, I scrapped the snow off of my car and rushed to buy the tests before I had to go to work. When I got back I took a test and it was negative… I took the second test and it was negative and then I took a third test and it was POSITIVE! I was excited/scared and in shock. This was January of 2014 and the first pregnancy after my corrective surgery on my uterus. I knew this could be the one… or in this case the two.
After finding out about the pregnancy I ended up putting my two weeks at MAC on February 20. I knew this pregnancy I had to take it easy this time. Despite how much I tried to be relaxed I had some scares so I became that paranoid patient that called the doctor for every unusual thing. And then March came along and we went for our ultrasound and as I looked at the monitor I saw two somethings, but I didn’t have the training to know exactly what I was looking at. Then the doctor said it….. “Looks like were making up for lost time.” I looked at my husband and his eyes looked full of fear and excitement. The doctor confirmed, TWINS! I gathered up my words and the only thing that could come out of my mouth was, a lot of eff words. I mean a lot of EFF words. I cried, I laughed so hard I sounded like a maniac.
The news came as a shock because neither one of us have twins in the family. You can imagine as we called our family members to inform them of the unusual news, we had very interesting reactions. We also celebrated with my first craving… Popeyes. It took us a while to accept that we were pregnant with twins, I even found out that women over 30 and that are taller than average have higher chances of having twins. Well in my case I fit that profile and God had big plans for us. We even took advantage that on April 1st (April Fools Day) was our last day of our first trimester so we shared only the above picture on Facebook and the reactions were priceless.