He woke up 5 min later, 5 longest minutes of my life. When he woke up and told me : “ did I dream or did you just say that you were pregnant?”. We went to get another pregnancy test, that turned positive. We looked at each other and at that moment someone came knocking at our door: His parents were bringing us to a family brunch. I remember feeling so nervous because, even though we had started talking about kids, we were more thinking for 5 years from that moment. Not right away. It was the weirdest meal I’ve even been to, I had no idea what he was thinking, if he wanted to keep it or not, how he felt about any of this. The meal lasted 3 hours, 3 hours of me staring at my plate and refusing mimosas.
When we got home, we finally had the talk, we decided to keep our little surprise habitant in my belly and started thinking about how we
will announce it to our families.
A few weeks later, Winter semester started and classes began again. By the finals, I started to show and I remember my classmates started
I strongly believe that navigating through this unplanned pregnancy really brought me to the mom, wife and professional I am today. People describe me as someone who gets shit done, is goal focused, determined and fights for what she wants. And that’s exactly what I have become thanks to this unexpected experience that changed my life. I’m proud of her, of us, and not shy to say I’m proud of the person I’ve become.”