I've already done a post following my pregnancy, but I just couldn't not write about this. It may not be big to some people, but it is for me haha.
So rewind a year.. I'm still living at home with my mum, I'm on the pill and I'm just doing what any other 19 year old is doing; working, partying, drinking, basically doing whatever I wanted haha! I had been getting pretty bad (so bad sometimes I was awake at night crying in pain) stomach cramps. I even went to the doctors about them they were that bad, but all she said was take some paracetamol! Being pregnant didn't even cross my mind as I was taking my pill everyday. I remember buying some shorts brand new online in my usual size, but by the time they arrived they didn't fit! I was constantly moaning at Jack saying I felt fat and that I wanted to go to the gym. I was also hungry all the time, I could eat dinner and 10 minutes later want more, don't get me wrong I had an appetite before but this was ridiculous haha.
|That's 3 jagerbombs in one glass - not baby friendly!|
|We went to London for Jack's birthday, I was knackered the whole day!|
I had to hide it as I ran to the bathroom with the test. I read the instructions but I don't think I really needed to. Before the test line had come up the positive line was there! There was no mistaking it was a positive test haha. I couldn't even speak so I took a picture and sent it to Jack.
We were having a baby
It was then I started freaking out. How the hell could we manage with a baby?! We weren't living together, we weren't planning to have a baby, and I was only 19! But I always knew I would keep it, I won't go into why but my mind was made up. I was also worried for my unborn baby. I hadn't known so I had just been carrying on as normal! I had:
- Drank alcohol
- Eaten the wrong food
- Not taken any vitamins/folic acid
- Been on a drop ride
- Been taking the pill still
All of these things made me panic that there was something wrong! I worried right up until our scan (and until I saw our little Speck on the screen haha). I was 9 weeks by the time I went to the doctors, which was crazy! It meant we didn't have to wait as long for our scan, and she was perfect. From then on I had the most amazing, uncomplicated pregnancy with no problems, no sickness and a pretty cute bump if I do say so myself haha.
|The best surprise in the world!|
A year on Jack and I have our own home (we still rent but it's still our home), we both have secure jobs, and Indiana is a beautiful and happy 21 week old. It may not have been our plan, but I wouldn't change what happened for the world. The past year has been the best one of my life, and I just know it's going to get better at the years go on! We're going on a family holiday in June and I'm so excited, everything's better now I have my own little family.