Today, I awoke bright and early at 6:00a.m. Due to the pouring rain, my clients were cancelled, but I immediately jumped on work, made my buckwheat blender pancakes, and began a steady stream of typing.
Surprise: an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing, also known as discovering you’re pregnant.
This Is How Babies Get Made…
Things I Did Not Expect:
1. Even in these early stages, that I would cry every five minutes (because I never cry – just ask my husband). For no reason, I will start bawling.
I stare at the small plus sign on the cheap pregnancy test. Up to this point in my life, a + sign has either meant the addition of numbers or some kind of biblical reference.
Once upon a time, I stood in a boxing ring. I wore leather gloves flecked with red. I threw jabs and overhand lefts and body shots into the soft bellies of men.