So, yesterday when we got to know about us being pregnant we visited to see a gynecologist and obstetrician to confirm and consult.
First she congratulated us and then wrote a blood test for BetaHCG and another TSH test for Thyroid. We took the test in Afternoon. I was damn scared for the blood test. I have some phobia with those needles. The idea of getting pricked knowingly scares the shit out of me. My husband was there to support me throughout. After lots of encouragement from him I gathered courage and gave blood samples. After the test we went to our respective offices.
That day after 5PM, I couldnt work again. Was waiting for the results eagerly and imagining family’s reactions. I was worried of having thyroid as I am bit overweight.
8PM I got reports in my email after follow ups at the diagnostic centre. All normal it seemed. TSH was lil high than the reference range mentioned. but Yeah! existence of a life inside me was confirmed.🤗😊
Now time to break the news next day. Daddy had decided not the celebrate his birthday this year as my mother in law passed away few months ago😢. So we thought to present him the gift in the morning itself. We wrapped the gift and put a card on top of it. My Hubby was very skeptical if Daddy would read the card or not, and if he reads will he decode the message.
the Card read: “Happy Birthday Dear Dadaji. See you in nine months”.
31st Oct 2018. Wednesday
Daddy usually doesnt read cards. We presented the gift to Daddy. I was doing my regular puja (prayers) and waiting for reaction at the same time. Daddy just flipped the card and went ahead to open the gift. Then, my partner prompted him to read the card.
When he read completely he had a silent yet a smile worth million dollars. We asked, did you get it. “He said yes.” Then Bhaiya and Bhabhi (brother in Law and sister in law) also read it.
I started getting all the pampering and mostly instructions of what not to do. No washing clothes, not bending, not heavy weight lifting (not even light), and many more. I was blushing all the time and couldnt take all the attention.
Now the big task for me was to hide it from my mom and dad till we give them the surprise on my DAD’s birthday 8th November.