Wednesday, August 11, 2010
The day got a bit more interesting at around 9:10 when Sean was rushing down the hill to an appointment. He realized he needed to use the bathroom. He walked into a building that wasn't so familiar, and found the bathroom. He wasn't too aware of what was going on around him when suddenly he looked down. In the stall next to him were a perfectly manicured set of feet. The polish looked perfect and fresh. The sandals were a bit feminine.....wait a second! Sean heard the giggles, chit chat, looked back down at the toes and it clicked..... Sean had his first, and hopefully last, visit to the ladies room. The poor guy had to sit there for a while, while women came in and out. Finally, the coast was clear and he high-tailed it out of there.
When Sean got down to the appointment, his wife was wondering why he was late. He blushed and had a huge smile on his face as he told her what had just occurred. They both had a good laugh, and fortunately for her, she is still having a good laugh.
His story helped calm his wife down. Her heart started racing again, but Sean's hand in hers helped calm her down a bit as the midwife couldn't find their baby's heartbeat with the doppler. Tears filled the wife's eyes, but Sean's hand was reassuring, and he mouthed that everything would be okay.
The midwife came back with the ultrasound machine and lubed the wife's stomach up with goo. They could see the baby and its little fluttering heart. The baby's legs were kicking and its arms were moving around as if to say "Ha Ha, my dad went to the ladies room!"
And that was Sean's day from the time he got up to 10 am.
We are very happy to become parents at the end of February, and I am very happy to stop feeling so sick in another week and a half, and to hopefully stop wanting macaroni and cheese (one of the only things that sounds good).
We are eleven and a half weeks along and finally calm knowing that our baby is alive! (For the record: Sean was calm the whole time)