Sundays are reserved for cleaning and tidying up and when I was doing that I chanced upon a diary from 2015. A quick glance landed me on the page for 25th April 2015. The words written on it tugged at my heart strings…
“So it begins.. we are pregnant”
This was the day in 2015, when our lab technician called me to tell me about the HcG blood test report we did. I didn’t understand the values she rattled off and asked her what does it mean.. and I still remember her little laugh and her saying “Congratulations!” (oops, I’m have a lump in my throat here.)
It got me reminiscing about that beautiful year in my life. After a lot of bad years, missed chances, depression, failures & tears, and almost giving up, we had 2015. The year of our pregnancy!
Well, I had no Pregnancy Cravings. No! Not one. I had no morning sickness, no queasiness, no nausea, no hyper-acidity and no CRAVINGS. Food cravings that is. And that my dear readers is NOT the end of this blog post. There is more to it.. It needs a special blog post. Oh yes it does. And I really wonder what happened to me then and how it changed almost overnight, when I was pregnant. 🙂
J is for just jump in.
Yes into motherhood.
Nothing prepares you for life experiences, as much as living through them does. It has been the same with everything, for me at least – university, hostel life, job hunting, relationships, the thought of getting married, being married and then having a baby. Aah, therein lies the rub. You and your significant other grow together as a couple. And you are just about settling in to the comfort of each other and the life and routine you have built for yourselves as an individual and as one unit, and then suddenly BOOM. All that goes out of the window. Foundations shake, windows rattle and the paint begins to peel off.
But you still JUMP into motherhood, like its the most natural thing to do in life.