The lil’ critter is now 12 weeks along and everything seems to be fine! At yesterday’s checkup, I *finally* found out my blood type (which I’ve always requested every time I donated blood): A plus! Everyone says that it’s actually A positive, but I prefer to think of it as A PLUS. I think I actually would have been disappointed to find out that I was B-. Heh.
That’s the silly part of this post, of course. The exciting part is that we heard the heartbeat! It’s somewhere between swish-swish-swish-swish and wcheeo-wcheeoo-wcheoo-wcheoo. Maybe closer to the latter. It really was a beautiful, amazing thing and I was so happy to have CritterPaPa there with me to hold my hand and give me a hug when I got all teary. Wow.
We’ve now told a number of friends, but I’m still holding off on telling my organization’s Steering Committee. They’ve got a lot of decisions to make in the coming weeks, and I’m just not sure that I’m ready for them all to know. I’ll tell a couple of them, but if you happen to know any of them (or if you happen to BE any of them), please keep this on the down-low for just a little longer. Merci.
Finally, sister Alia sent me a wonderful, hilarious care package the other day! I’ll try to post pictures as soon as I figure out how…