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SUYL - How did you tell your husband/family you were pregnant?

I kept this pregnancy test because I couldn't bring myself to throw it away!! It was the scariest moment of my life to date, when I saw that positive test. But back up, I will tell you the story, because Kelly's Corner has asked me to...

We found out we were pregnant very soon after we were married. Very, very soon. One day, I told Jason that I thought I might be pregnant, but it also could just be the stress of everything that had been going on, so I would take a test just to be sure. He was going to get his hair cut, so I said I would just take a test to see the negative result so I could feel better and move on.

I ran up to Kroger and got some generic tests. There were two in the box. I got home and took one test. (That would be the test you see above). There is was, clear as day. Pregnant. Umm..... I took the second test. Positive. Oh gees.

When Jason came home, I said, "can you please go to the bathroom and look on the counter?" He said, "why?" I said, "just go look." He went in and said, "WHAT???" I said, "yep." He asked me which brand I used and I told him just the generic brand. He insisted it was cheap and couldn't be right, so he went and got two more that were a brand name. I took them both and sure enough, positive. I took a total of 6 in the first week, just out of shock and disbelief!!

I was really nervous to tell my parents for some reason, as if I was 16 and still in high school and in trouble. I wanted to do some cutesie way, but opted to just come right out with it. And for some reason, my parents are just way too perceptive. I told my dad first and the second I said, "- have something to tell you..." He said, "are you pregnant?" Then he hugged me. My mom said the exact same thing, "are you pregnant? When are you due?" My parents are never really the type to show tons of excitement, so even though they were happy they were also nervous for us. But it still was a moment I will neber forget.


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