I Thought I Couldn’t Have Another Baby Anymore?!! πŸ™ƒ

Hello beautiful people! πŸ™‚ ❀

It’s been a while.

I’m pregnant you know. Yes, 9 weeks already (approximately).

Dan-dan-daaaaaaaan!!! πŸ€— πŸ€—

I had NO idea. At all!

First off, my fallopian tubes are blocked. When I had my daughter (B1 πŸ’—) my doctor already told me there was a dermoid cyst blocking my right. A few years ago I had myself checked [because we wanted another child and nothing was happening] and I was told then that both my tubes were blocked.

At the time I was already in my late 30’s, so I was really sad as you can imagine. I was advised to undergo an operation or an IVF if we really wanted another child but, since my husband was then already working abroad and I believed my age was against me, I let the idea go.

Symptoms and excuses.

I first thought I had hit an all-time low when, seemingly overnight, I just didn’t feel like doing anything. I didn’t want to exercise. I didn’t want to knit, or crochet. I didn’t want to read. I didn’t want to blog. Everything was just painfully un-interesting. I feared the worst. A friend told me to just embrace the blues and give my brain a rest from fighting boredom.

Then came the “hangries” as I call it. Voracious hunger accompanied by a burning pain in my stomach that would not cease unless I ate a complete -and large- meal. I started to think I was developing an ulcer (or some type of digestion problem) from my attempts at intermittent fasting.

Then I felt very tired, as though I was recovering from some sickness and I just didn’t have any energy reserve left. I chalked it up to having stopped exercising and resolved to start again “tomorrow”.

Then everything, including drinking water, started to taste icky. And I felt my food was threatening to come back up my throat after every meal. This is when I told my husband something weird was going on.

“Would you like me to buy a pregnancy test on my way home from work tonight?” my husband asks one morning. (This was around my 7th week of pregnancy).

I say, “okay, but just to eliminate that possibility, I know it’s an ulcer”.

Boy, was I in for a surprise!


Answered prayers.

I was incredulous! I sought a second test and when that too came out positive I wanted to ‘see’ the position of the embryo because I didn’t think it was possible. But my very happy husband said he had been praying so, it was possible πŸ˜ƒ

I do not even know when my last period was πŸ˜… Can you blame me for not taking note? All this time we’ve been without care and protection and nothing happened … till now! 😁

I need to conclude this post now because it’s very long.

So here I am using “B2” as an excuse to not cook (among other things) πŸ˜† πŸ˜† because the mere act of slicing an onion has the power to render me useless with a headache for hours.

But, ever since I went to the doctor and was given pregnancy vitamins and have been drinking ‘mommy formula’ my level of energy has been improving. I also hope to be able to have the “hangries” under control because really, at this rate I’m going to be a beluga whale by my second trimester 😨

So this is all for today.

I have another wonderful news but I’ll keep that for some other time because now I need to eat πŸ™„ πŸ˜†

I hope you are all well and experiencing your own miracles in your lives.

Till next post.

Be blessed! πŸ’– πŸ’‹

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77 Responses to I Thought I Couldn’t Have Another Baby Anymore?!! πŸ™ƒ

  1. OMG!!!!!!!! I am so excited. Congratulations, what a tremendous blessing.
    Much love and Light ahead for the highest good,
    Debbie xo

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  2. naelany says:

    Congratulations, lady! I hope the rest of your pregnancy is a breeze for you. And hey, you’ll have a great excuse to knit plenty of sweaters and blankets for the baby πŸ˜‰

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  3. Miriam says:

    Wonderful news! A huge congratulations to you and I hope you have a happy healthy pregnancy. So much joy awaits … ❀️❀️

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  4. kiwinana says:

    Congratulations, I’m so happy for you.

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  5. Congrats, what an amazing surprise! Hope you continue feeling better πŸ™‚

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  6. puppy1952 says:

    Lovely newsπŸ˜ƒ Keep well and enjoy your pregnancy

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  7. Sue Vincent says:

    My warmest congratulations to you πŸ™‚ ❀

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  8. Congratulations and sending wishes of happiness and health xx

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  9. Jan Edwards says:

    Many congratulations and all the best for the coming months!

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  10. Wonderful news!!! Congratulations!! This is so exciting. Sending lots of love your way! ❀

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  11. ~~ emzlee :) says:

    Wow, congratulations!!! I’m so happy for you, Paardje.
    Indeed, nothing is impossible with prayers! Ace and I would not cease praying to have ours, too. :*

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  12. Congratulations! So happy for you and your family. I do hope that you continue to feel better and that the rest of your pregnancy is easy and healthy. (((Happy Hugs))

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  13. Dominique says:

    Congratulations, lady. I wish you a stress-free pregnancy and a healthy baby.

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  14. nicolaknits says:

    What a wonderful surprise. Congratulations!

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  15. thevintagefarmmaid says:


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  16. Congratulations! I’m 26 weeks along with my second, and although I haven’t got my energy back I’m feeling a lot better than I did in the early weeks. Wishing you a happy and healthy pregnancy 😊

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  17. Scarlett79 says:

    God is the author of life<3 So happy for you ❀

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  18. aww goof for you! now to make some baby crochet things<3

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  19. cattycay says:

    You thought ulcer which is what mine does! Have to feed it but your ulcer will be such a delight! Congratulations and will be looking for updates!

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  20. Sheila says:

    Congrats and best wishes for a happy, healthy pregnancy.

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  21. slfinnell says:

    What an awesome blog reveal post! Blessings to you all πŸ™‚

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  22. hey congratulations thats a great news …..Enjoy it the second time around…

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  23. Bea Minus says:

    It’s great to hear from you again, I missed you! And, what wonderful news! I was thinking the same as uhbeautifuldisaster LOL! All blessing and happiness for you! Enjoy!

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    • Paardje says:

      Awwww, it’s SO nice to be missed 😊 πŸ’œ I’ve been having a rough time but thankfully, it’s gotten better lately. I might still be AWOL for a while though because I’m not doing anything interesting except just “being” pregnant πŸ˜† Thank you so much for the well-wishes, B 😘

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  24. triciandaisy says:

    Good luck and best wishes

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  25. lainalarisse says:

    God is good!

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  26. That’s wonderful news! Congratulations πŸ™‚

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  27. marissafh says:

    Congratulations! Take care of yourself first.

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  28. Congratulations! very happy to hear that your prayers have been answered πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

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  29. Congratulations !!! Motherhood is a fantastic journey and I truely wish you the best in your new endeavours. Stay happy and eat healthy! Thank you for reaching out on http://www.lapteapot.wordpress.com. I think you’ll really enjoy reading my baby blog too http://www.myawesomelittleman.com I write about my journey through motherhood πŸ™‚

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  30. Greta Lamfel says:

    Hello there πŸ™‚

    Thanks for the follow! How have you been and how’s your blog doing?
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  32. How lovely! Congratulations and take good care of yourself.

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  33. VerΓ³nica says:

    What an honestly happy post. Thanks for sharing your joy with us.

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