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Bassinets for two please


It’s during the night, I look at the empty space on the side of my bed, now filled with two bassinets and think about the two lives that will occupy them in the next month or so. It’s an unreal feeling to know I will be a parent again. I for so long saw and could only see me and my daughter. I mean almost 10 year later I’m starting over, and with twins no less.

But more than unreal I’m starting to get butterflies, which is pretty darn hard with two babies in my stomach. Every time I see an ultrasound I wonder how do they manage in there, but it’s all just a miracle.

I’ve had to step outside myself and step into a new me to take on this huge responsibility. I know that I have to put them first, whatever selfish parts I had left has gone to them. Now, I’m not perfect, and I have plenty of worry and stress. It’s not easy having to handle this situation on my own, but I have done my best to keep myself together and maintain my household with the child I already have.

So as I look at my babies bassinets, I care nothing more to be here for them, to care for there needs and to hold them when they cry. It’s going to be a total experience around here, new life, new hopes, new possibilities, new noises, new smells (eww)  will lay in those bassinets.

Am I ready for the new adventure? Hell yes, why not! Lots of people are caught up in the adventure of careers and making society happy, but I’m caught up in this adventure called life. I will not let this opportunity slip me by, because there is nothing more rewarding, nothing more worthy, nothing more gracious in Gods eye’s then the making of family.

Life is nothing without people in it and to know life you must not only give yourself to the making of it, but you must be present in the rearing of it (life).

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30 plus wks twins almost here


My babies are almost here 3owks 10 more to go. I’m very excited. I got there names down, now just can’t wait to see there faces. Everyday I envision how they may look, but there is just no telling. I can’t wait until the moment I get to hold them and look into their eyes.  I’m emotional just thinking about it. Know matter what my situation is I’m happy to take on this responsibility. I’m just amazed!

It’s been so long since I’ve been apart of a birth and to have two babies at that. I’m in aw everyday. I can say that my pregnancy with my daughter wasn’t as enjoyable. I was bed ridden sick most of the time. But I have been able to enjoy this one a bit more just because I haven’t had to throw-up every day. Although,  my back kills me so. I can handle some back pain for my babies. What’s a little discomfort for a blessing like this. It’s unlikely to happen again.

I’m so emotional in thought,
focus coming to view,
your presents almost near,
I hardly know what to do,

Excited by the feel,
strong kicks,
pointy elbows,

What a miracle,
God has bestowed,

so I wait until your birth,
the day of your arrival.
Just us three alone,
mommy loves you!

By: Kizze’

 

 

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9 weeks and counting


twins, two sacks

So when I found out I was having twins, I was about 9 wks. The picture to the left is of the two sacks. The doctor said that because the sacks are divided by a thick line in the middle it made it more likely that they will be fraternal twins.

Scientist refer to fraternal twins as dizygotic, involving the union of two eggs with two sperm to crate two embryos. As shown in picture below. “Twins, Agnew 7”

fraternal sperm embryos

So my hope is that I will have both a boy and girl or 2 boys. I have a daughter who is almost 9. yrs. We will see what happens.

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OMG! I’m having TWINS!


twin in stomachSo, I recently wrote that I was pregnant. Well I’ve found out I’m having twins. OMG! That’s what everybody has been saying.

When I went to my first GYN appointment twins was the furthest thing from my mind. I don’t know of any on my side of the family or on the fathers side, that has twins. I surely wasn’t taking any fertility pills, so OMG is right.

Although, about a week before I went to the doctor I had a conversation with my mother, about how I was feeling. I had been overly tired, aggressively hungry, and I had said to her “the way I’m feeling, It could be twins.” But that was one of those things you say, one of those things you blurt out but don’t mean!

But the funny was on me! At first it was total shock. I think me and my mothers emotions were felt all through the hospital, when the words “YOUR HAVING TWINS” flew out the doctors mouth without even a second thought. The doctor was unsure of whether to congratulate us or to say nothing at all and just go on like she never said anything..

After that initial moment of shock wore off we started to realize this was going to happen. Those TWINS are on their way. February 12, is coming and we better get ready.

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