In brief: plenty to see, nothing to hear.
The u/s appointment went well this morning - except for the mad dash
to get there, caused by my forgetting to turn the alarm clock on after
setting it extra early.
Straight away a black blob appeared on the monitor, right where it was
supposed to be. Lovely, and look, there was a pulsating motion to be
Before I had time to respond, the doc swiveled the monitor towards me,
saying - and here's a second one. Also with a pulsating motion, though
a tad slower than the other (which doesn't mean much at this point).
This is going to take a while to sink in.
A few months back, in a group of moms conversation turned to a mom who
added twins to a family of two still young kids. Isn't that a tough
break - one mom said. I remember thinking, having twins must be tough
yes, but a kind of tough I can't help but feel a stab of envy of.
If all goes well, I will be eating those words (thoughts), many times over.
I'm shocked. I'm excited. I'm frightened.
All of the sudden, this is a high risk pregnancy. I've seen quite a
few bloggers live through those risks becoming true.
As always it's wait and see.