Drumroll Please….!

Last Friday, the 3rd of April, 2009 at around 8:30 in the morning, the Digital Test Stick I peed on, showed me this :

GoodNews!
Yes, Yes, That’s right people!

I AM PREGNANT! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

I can’t seem to stop saying and thinking of that moment ever since!

The blood test from the doctor’s lab showed up with a ‘POSITIVE’ soon after.

So, its official…I have a tiny little life happening inside me right this moment, as I type!
Uh…I so can’t believe it yet..really. I have been just constantly reminding myself and feeling overwhelmingly happy every single time πŸ™‚

Now, here is the story, if you want to know:

It all started in April 2008 when my craving to have a baby took over and I seriously started thinking of having one.We both were within our reproductive age limits, we were married for more than 3 years and spent all that time together doing every single thing we loved to do – travelling being the most favorite.

From Himalayas to Kerala/Kanyakumari in India; from Newyork to California in the US, we had done all the travelling we could.To top it all, our biggest travel wish – Touring across Europe, was coming true in a few days. The tickets were ready, bags packed and the spirits high.

I discussed my mind with H and finally asked “Why not make a baby in Switzerland, while we are there?”. He was taken aback at first, to see I had thought through it so much. But, as expected from any husbands (??), he threw my request out the window saying, “Do you even realize how big that thought is? Not a joke, babe. We are all set for our BIG trip in a few days. Don’t get me all worried over this now. Let’s just have fun, okay?”

I brought it up at least 2 more times during the trip, one time being ..err..right during the ‘moment’ on our soft cozy bed in our hotel room while in Switzerland. πŸ˜€ He used the condom anyways. Sigh!.

It took me 5 months to slowly and scrupulously make him think in my terms. One evening when his cousin/best friend announced their ‘good news’, he cheered for them heartily. But, I could see he was deep in thoughts that night. He was taking his time to get there.

A couple of days later, over a cup of tea, I asked “We should plan some exciting trip next. It’s been a while since the last one, na?”
And, he said ” No more long distance travel for sometime now.”

“And, why so? ” I questioned.

“Because, you need to take good care of yourself babe. We want to have a baby right?”

I smiled. He had finally gotten there πŸ™‚

Starting that day, I hit Google with a thousand queries everyday – ‘trying to conceive’, ‘most fertile days’, ‘ovulation calendar’, ‘ dos and don’ts for couples trying to conceive’…and many many more. I devoured all info on every article and every forum I chanced upon.

With enough online knowledge up our sleeves, we set out on making a baby that month ( hehe, loved saying that). It was September 2008.

The process is so much fun, its orgasmic! Okay, that was a poor joke. But, we did enjoy it every bit πŸ˜€ From kinky clothes to candle light..from sweet talk to rough fights, I think we got pretty innovate with things. πŸ˜‰ Moreover, you got to get a little creative when you need to have sex every single day for weeks , Don’t cha? πŸ˜›

However, with every passing month, when my ‘Aunt Flow’ kept coming right at the precise date, we got bit worried. Once we completed 6 months of trying with no success, I took an appointment with my gynaec. She almost laughed and said it was too early for us to get worried. On an average only 80% of the ‘normal couples’ conceive in the first year of trying. And since I am well within the 30 year age limit, I should not even bother about the results until at least one year. She sent us home with a pat on the back and cheering ” Just have fun, no worries!”

In a couple of weeks, our India trip happened, as planned. During the one month there, I didn’t think our ‘efforts’ would be fruitful. A baby that could not be made in 6 months in a place with a perfect lifestyle, healthy diet, clean air and pure water, how would you expect to make it in 1 month in a place where every single day is insanely hectic, roads horribly polluted and overcrowded?

But hey, miracles do happen πŸ˜‰

May be it was Amma’s hand cooked meals, maybe the joy and content you feel while in presence of your family , maybe all the good vibes from visiting temples, maybe the good wishes from the loved ones or maybe just the combination of all these and more! This baby is definitely ‘Made in India’ πŸ˜€

I am five and a half weeks now. Too early to tell out the news? Hell, who cares. I am super excited and want to share it with you all anyway! πŸ™‚

We broke the news to our parents together, on a video conference the other day. Words can’t describe how happy they were. My mom almost hugged the video camera πŸ™‚

I have no symptoms (nausea, back pain or any such thing *Touch wood* ). But for the occasional craving to eat something tangy, I hardly feel pregnant!

Pray for me a little, you guys. Pray that this tiny life inside me stays put for the entire 9 months and makes it safely to this beautiful world, healthy and happy.

πŸ™‚

[Note: Have uploaded pics from the India trip on the post below, as promised.]

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26 Responses to Drumroll Please….!

  1. Gnightgirl says:

    Yay, yay yay yayyyyyyyyy! Congratulations, I’m so excited…from reading about all that s-e-x! No, I mean really, I’m so happy for you. I can’t stop smiling, I can imagine how YOU feel!

    hugs hugs hugs!

  2. LOL! Yes, all that s-e-x . How else could we give this news? πŸ˜€

    You were super fast getting here. πŸ™‚
    Thanks so much! {{ Hugging back }}

  3. Silvara says:

    OH. MY. GOD.

    I just finished emailing you and your blog was literally next on my Google Reader!!!

    *shock*

    *happiness*

    Going to cry now πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

    I can’t believe it, this is…wow….amazing news!!!

    Congrats so so much!!!

    Hahahha loved all the sex talk, glad it didn’t become cumbersome after a while πŸ™‚

    Enjoy this time babe, I can’t believe in a few months…wow…

    You’re gonna have to join the scores of mommy bloggers now heheheh πŸ˜›

  4. Silvara – Hey babe..thanks for coming by so quick!

    Yeah, yeah..Shock+ Surprise+ Tears is what happened to me when I saw that result πŸ™‚

    Times like these I wish you guys were right in front..for real, for a hug.
    Thanks!

  5. La Vida Loca says:

    heeyyyyyyy
    CONGRATSSSS!!!!!!!!!
    AM SO HAPPY FOR U

    Muwahssss

    cant u tell all caps!

  6. LVL – Thank you dear! Thanks for the All CAPS and the Muwaahs! πŸ™‚

    Ishtu bega bandu nodidakkey thnks again! πŸ˜€

  7. La Vida Loca says:

    Can I stick my neck out and predict a girl?
    Yeah I predict a girl. Bhagyada lakshmi πŸ™‚

    Oh I lit God’s lamp and prayed for u and the little one.

    Congrats again.

  8. LVL – OMG! I soooooo pray for a girl too. Bhagyada Lakshmi exactly. Love ya so much for telling that dear.

    You got me chocked up with tears with the lamp and prayers….{{HUGS}}

  9. Never Mind says:

    Big congrats to you guys!!!

    I agree with LVL. A nice little princess completes the picture perfect. Will definitely include you and the little on in my thoughts and prayers.

    Hugs…

  10. chandni says:

    Oh my GOD! πŸ™‚

    Congratulations honey. Touchwood and good luck!

    I am so excited its not funny…and to think u’re in a farway land and I’ve never met you.

    I called the boy also and told him my blog friend is pregnant! πŸ˜‰

    a big big hug!

  11. Childwoman says:

    yyyyyyyyyyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!! I am going to be an aunt! πŸ˜€

    wonderful newsssssssss. Congratulations!!!!! Just take care of yourself, and no stressing out!! πŸ™‚

    yayayaaaaayyyyyyy!!! :DD

    all my love and hugs!!

    CW

  12. Dee says:

    CONGRATULATIONS!!

    After my sooper depressing blog, I am here reading the happiest thing ever.. Hell, I read ur post like a 100 times…

    I am soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo happy for u and H.. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

  13. DewdropDream says:

    OH MY GOOOOOOOOOOOOOD!!!!

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! *SHRIEK!!!!*

    Babe am at work right now and it’s all I can do to not jump up and down and scream and laugh and grin insanely!!! I am SO happy for you!!! Muah!!!! And I’m so touched that you wanted to share your news with me πŸ™‚ I haven’t ever been this ecited about any of my friends getting married/being pregnant, I think.

    Take very good care of yourself and enjoy it all. And if you need anything at all, get in touch immediately okay? I do hope it’s a girl! πŸ˜€

    Congrats to your hubby as well… how’s he taking it all?

    Ohmigoddd… πŸ˜€

    Ok I best stop here before I start sounding loose πŸ˜›

    MUAH!

  14. snippetsnscribbles says:

    I HAD to comment after I saw your email babes !!!! CONGRATULATIONS !!!!! Oh, I cant tell you how excited I am for you…just reading this post has thrilled me to bits :)))

    …and yes, it is a girl – Bhagyada Lakshmi only !!! LVL – tere muh mein ghee-shakkar (irrespective of what AHK really wants :D)

    Take care babes! Muah!

  15. Never Mind says:

    I am not sure where my comment went….

    Super news this is….. Take care and do let me know if you need anything. No morning sickness or anything…. you have well-mannered little princess who already knows not to bother mommy πŸ™‚

  16. Gnightgirl says:

    I came back just to read all of the celebratory comments. Still grinning, imagining all of your friends jumping up and down at their desks. Excited!

  17. tearsndreams says:

    Congrats!
    And I hope and pray that its a girl.
    Because I can understand the want.

  18. Ersa – Thank you! πŸ™‚
    ——————-

    Never Mind – Yay, In the name of a WordPress bug (?), I got 2 of your wonderful comments. Bonus! πŸ™‚
    Thank you for the wishes dear. ‘Well mannered Little Princess” – Ah!…that is such a beautiful thought.
    Keeping my fingers crossed πŸ˜€

    {{Hugs Back}}
    ——————-

    Chandni – Thank you hon! {{ returning the big big hug eagerly}}
    Distance doesn’t even matter, does it? I was so jumpy to announce it to you all here..did not even tell to some of my real life freinds yet πŸ˜€
    It’s all about how much connected you feel with each other.. πŸ™‚
    ——————-

    ChildWoman – Now, blame it on the harmones or just that super excited words on your comment, I felt really emotional when you said ” going to be an aunt!”
    Yes girl..you are! {{Tight Hugs}}

    Ok..k..taking care, no stressing out. Taken. Anything else? πŸ™‚
    ——————-

    Dee – Thank you babes!

    Your ‘depressing post’ is what I think, is your way of venting out. And in real, I imagine you as a strong headed, very cheerful gal who makes a perfect freind πŸ™‚
    You ARE coping up with a lot dear girl, and I admire the way you take it all and keep going.
    Just remember to keep smiling. All’s gonna be just fine. Very Soon!

    Thanks for the lovely wishes again πŸ˜€
    ——————-

    DewDropDream – THANK YOUUUU!! **Shrieks Back with a wide grin*

    Aha..know wat, I see that we are a LOT alike by the description of your reaction πŸ˜€
    I would act the exact same way if am super excited about something πŸ˜‰

    Feels so warm in the heart to know there are friends out there who care so much about you..though you have never even seen each other once.

    Yes, ok, will take good care of myself πŸ™‚
    But I don’t see your email address on the blog contact. Email me ladki!

    *Muah* back to you πŸ˜€
    ——————-

    SnS – Yay, you came, you saw and commented too πŸ˜€
    Thanks so much!

    Yes! The more I hear it..the more I build my hopes. Keeping my fingers crosses real tight πŸ˜€

    Muah back to you babe.

    Take care
    ——————-

    GNightGirl – Hehe. It’s a group of really excited people here..all jumping in excitement with me πŸ˜€
    You are kind of like the gang leader among us πŸ˜‰ hehe.

    { To say the least, I am utterly grateful for knowing such wonderful people in here.]
    ——————-

    Tearsndreams – Thank you dear!
    How are you doing? long time.

    Yes, I dream of having a girl..already πŸ™‚
    Just hoping, for now. Lets see.

  19. Appi says:

    Congratulationsssss!!!!
    Thats awesome news!!!!
    You and the baby will be in my prayers!!
    Enjoy every bit of it!!

  20. sraikh says:

    Congrats. wow.. Very happy for you..
    I will be sending you postive thoughts.

  21. DewdropDream says:

    What be your email ma? Couldn’t find one to email you on 😦 Take mine, dewdropdream@gmail.com

    πŸ˜€ SO excited! Oh and I agree with Never Mind, looks like the baby is going to be a happy well-behaved one πŸ™‚

  22. i love lucy says:

    hey you πŸ™‚ that is awesome news!!!
    i am so happy for you πŸ™‚
    and you look like you are 20 years old in that pic in your previous post, you pretty thing!
    enjoy this beautiful phase and do take care and of course keep us posted of all the developments!

  23. dubby says:

    [:)][:D]

  24. ILoveLucy – Heya! Thank you dear! πŸ™‚
    20 years?? Wow, I am kinda flying high now..
    Bigger Thank you again ! πŸ˜€

  25. jottingsnmusings says:

    Dham… dhadham… dham dham dham… that was my drumroll btw!

    Congratulations dear! Your excitement is infectious… I loved it – so happy for you!

    Wish you all the best for the exciting times ahead! πŸ™‚

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