In life you have your ups and down, some things you’re prepared for and some things catch you completely off guard. This was one of those things that came about from nowhere. Having two teenagers and a kindergartner I was unprepared for what God had planned for me next, preparing for the next chapter of what life was to come, quite naturally came as a shock. Being 26 weeks pregnant and I am still in shock of what’s to come. When life happens unexpectedly you learn to embrace the positive and move forward.
Having a rocky 2018, I had spoke on being blessed in 2019. After speaking on it, I never imagined that me having a baby would be my blessing. Goes to show blessings happen when you least expect it and not how you expect it. As much as I am still in shock, this truly being my last baby, I know I will miss these times of being pregnant once it is over.
Being mid 30’s and pregnant has proven to be a challenge. During my first 4 months I had no energy at all. I felt every ache and pain in my body. The swelling is another monster in itself. I remember waking up one morning and couldn’t get my ring off, I was scared I would have to get it cut off. Luckily I was able to get it off! Having started out with extra weight has its own challenges. I thought buying clothes before was difficult, not now. My husband says I sound like a Harley while I sleep, he still hasn’t shown me the proof. I noticed after looking at my photos, I have almost lost my neck.
Despite all the surprises and OMG moments, I am beyond blessed to be able to welcome another child. This unexpected moments have taught me to embrace all life’s unexpected moments and look at them in a positive light.