anxiety, gratitude, pregnancy, single mom by choice, SMC

it’s a baby!

Yesterday was an amazing day because I heard the baby’s heartbeat at 156 beats per minute, like a determined underwater creature saying, “I’m here, I’m here, I’m here!”

Today was an amazing day because I saw the baby for the first time in its identifiable baby shape, with a cute little profile and spindly limbs, reclining in the lap of luxury. I swear those legs are crossed.

All my chattering anxieties are calm tonight.

xo

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6 thoughts on “it’s a baby!”

  1. Oh this is just perfect! After all of your strength, faith and persistence in getting to this point, you deserve this and SO much more! I am so happy to be reading blog entries about the growing progress of this little one…xo

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