Monday, January 23, 2012

I Don't Know About This, Guys...

I've had something on my mind for a while lately that I'm hesitant to post to Facebook, simply because of the misunderstandings that can occur and the gazillion unnecessary "OMG Congrats!" and "likes" it would receive. So I turn to the trusty (and sometimes neglected) blog for my insane ramblings. So here goes.

We have been talking about when it would be most convenient to have another baby. (Gasp! Shock! Awe! Wonder!) Turns out we have been blessed as a pretty fertile couple and the moment we even say the word "pregnant," we are. Which is super cool in my book.

So yeah. It has been coming up in recent conversation. About two months ago, I said we were THINKING about talking about having another baby. And I think we have stepped forward and are now TALKING about an addition. But no rush. A lot of things need to happen first. Like health insurance. And extending our lease vs buying vs finding another house come September (even though I may have to be dragged out of here kicking and screaming because I NEVER want to leave). And having a fully potty-trained Kaylee. So yeah. Things need to happen first before anything serious takes place. But that's not what has me all shaken up.

What has me all shaken up is one word: Multiples.

Could you even IMAGINE twins? I didn't really ever think about it much. That is until every other person I know is popping them out. Seriously. It's like an epidemic. A cute, sweet, wonderful epidemic. But still. And I'm not exaggerating. First names of everyone I know who has had or will be having twins recently: Jennie, Beth, Sarah, Robin, Beth, and Amber. And those are just the ones that I know of.

That's twelve babies. Between 6 girls. That's a soccer team and mascot birthed by a basketball team and mascot. And that's just BONKERS.

Now to all of those new and to-be moms of twinners, you are AMAZING women! But quite frankly, you scare me! And so do your babies!

So to summarize: I've had babies on the brain lately. Or, I guess in the back of my mind. And when every third person I know Is having twins, it scares me a bit. And I hope that if I put this fear out into the universe, I will be pleasantly surprised to find out I will be having only one baby in the next one to two years.

Thanks for reading the rantings of a crazy person. Please enjoy these complimentary and totally random pictures from my iPhone.


Elizabeth Amber said...

Welcome to my world. Eek and yay! Babiesss!

Cel and JP said...

I agree. Sometimes you just want to send your rambling (sometimes crazy thoughts) into the black hole of the internet - semi private, but slightly prone to receive a response. (Which is NOT Facebook. Sheseh. Facebook is today's Peeping Tom if you ask me.)

Since we all don't go down to the river anymore to wash our laundry out on the rocks all together and have a good gab while we're at it, the blog would be reasonable substitute.

That being said, I think it's sweet that you're maybe, possibly thinking about another baby. what joy :)

D said...

multiples is a worry and a blessing. :) My sis-in-law and two of my Husband's cousins all had sets of twins. And his Aunt and Uncle are twins. And my mom had twins. And I know of at least two people who had surprise pregnancies that were twins. LOL Multiples do seem to be on the rise and not just because of fertility interventions...

Sara said...

I'm always worried about twins w/ each pregnancy. Yay for thinking about another baby!
Kayla has the exact Minnie Mouse jammies! Love it!

The JL McGregor Family said...

For some reason I thought you weren't blogging anymore, and then I check and I've missed a ton of blog posts! I am wondering how many of those women were taking something to help them to get pregnant. . . just a thought. I have also been noticing how many friends are having twins, but I know some of them were trying for a while (I never asked, though). Good luck with the decision making!