Surprise! Surprise!

And I do mean “surprise” times two! Well, much to Hubby and I’s surprise, we are having twins! We went for another ultrasound today to confirm the status of the second gestational sack that was questionable at our first ultrasound. And, there is no doubt, there are two growing embryos in there.

Hubby and I are of course very happy, but a little shocked. After some wonky beta numbers and what appeared to be an empty sack at the first ultrasound we definitely had our minds set that we would be having a singleton. Of course, a singleton is much easier to manage and a safer pregnancy, but we’ll get through it. We have wonderfully supportive friends and family that I’m sure will be more than happy to lend a helping hand. Our Moms are over the moon and are ready to move in.

Hubby and I both had tears of joy today, this whole process has been so emotional and it’s hard to believe that all of the heartache, tears, and frustration has finally led to these miracles. We are blessed with so many wonderful things in life and this is just the icing on the cake. It really does feel like this is finally happening when it was meant to. We wanted it to happen so badly each time we went through the whole process, but in reality, those times may have not been the best. If it would have happened any sooner, I would still be working at my old job, not as happy as I am now, and things would not be as settled and as ready for a baby (babies!) as it is now. Also, Hubby and I have only grown closer in this whole process and we’ll need that strength in our marriage when we are stressed, sleep-deprived, and cranky as new and learning parents.

Here is a picture of the little ones!

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Our due date is August 10, 2014, but I’m sure the little ones will arrive before 40 weeks! I feel good today and just hope I can hold onto this feeling. Keep the worries away.

xoxo

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53 thoughts on “Surprise! Surprise!

  1. Eeeeek! That is so so exciting!! I have been thinking about you guys all week. What a beyond beautiful start to this year! This verse came up in one of my blogs this week and I am holding on to it!

    “Forget about what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I am about to do something brand-new. It’s bursting out! Don’t you see it? There it is! I’m making a road through the desert, rivers in the badlands.” Isaiah 43:18-19.

    Congratulations!

  2. Ahhhhhh! This is absolutely, hands down, the BEST news of the week! I’m so incredibly excited for you! I can only imagine what that ultrasound was like… Overwhelming to say the least! So hopeful for you and SO EXCITED!!!

    • Thank you Amanda, the ultrasound was so amazing. The doctor who performed the U/S was awesome and wow, were we surprised to see a baby in that second sac! I hope all is going well for you, I can’t wait to hear!

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  3. YAY! I am so excited for you! Welcome to “the club”! You’re in for a wild ride! Let me know if you have any questions about twin pregnancy or afterwards!

    • Thank you so much. I’ll definitely need some twin resources! Looks like your little ones are doing great. Sorry, I haven’t stayed on top of you blog, when I don’t get emails, I sometimes forget to go online to keep updated. :) Happy New Year to you and your beautiful family!

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  4. OMG x 2! Woohoo! What amazing news and what a way to kick off the new year! I’m so excited for you and your hubby. Yes, twins take more effort, but they are also twice as rewarding. Hope you continue to feel great. Looking forward to more updates. xo

  5. Wow!! So excited for you! I am so glad that you and your husband finally get to experience this amazing thing called parenthood! Enjoy your pregnancy… eats lots of ice cream!

  6. Whoa!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Congrats lady! Twins are awesome. They really are.

    The best advice I can give for the pregnancy is give yourself lots of rest. You are growing two babies and that takes a ton of energy, time and resources. Be kind to yourself.

  7. Wow, I just caught up! That is so amazing, TWINS! I am beyond happy and so excited for you! What a blessing! And you’re due on my birthday! lol
    Congrats again!!

    • Thank you, I know, can you believe it, twins!!! Your little girl is so sweet, I love your daily pics!! Take care! I know 2 other people with Aug. 10th birthdays, but I don’t think I’ll make it that far. :)

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  8. Omg!!!!! I’m so excited to hear you finally have your miracles!!!!!!!!! I have not been blogging much (terrible me) but this is the most joyous news! I followed ur story for so long and I can’t be more thrilled for you! I can’t wait to hear all about your growing belly!!!!!!!! Yahhh!!!! Twinkies!!!!!!

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